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Horror films and blood go hand-in-hand so mounting a blood drive for the American Red Cross and Canadian Blood Services, or any blood bank worldwide, for that matter, is a no brainer. Jen Soska...
Some in the animal rescue world have declared Feb. 23 National Cupcake Day. What is the tie-in, except leave out some cupcakes and dogs and cats will surely get their nose into them?  Well...
Leslie Howle is a busy lady. On a recent Saturday afternoon, the director of Costa Rica’s Toucan Rescue Ranch spoke to Samaritanmag by phone while simultaneously hand-feeding seven of her...
Baba Brinkman is a rapper with a twist, or perhaps a biological bent. He was born in a log cabin and spent much of his childhood in British Columbia’s remote Kootenay region, where he...
Every year, 3.74 trillion sticks of gum are made. That doesn’t include gum balls or other forms, but chewing gum is the second most common form of litter next to cigarette butts. According to...
Former professional hockey player Clint Malarchuk almost died on the ice during a game between the Buffalo Sabres and St. Louis Blues on March 22, 1989. Malarchuk, the Sabres' goaltender, got...
Pete Bombaci talks about “the power of the moustache to create conversation.” He’s the country director of Movember Canada and has heard enough stories, witnessed enough Mo Bros and...
Toronto singer-songwriter Hayden who released his latest album, Us Alone, in early 2013, finally has had time to put on his dream concert — a benefit for Beverley Street School designed for...
The charitable space surrounding breast cancer is noisy. But a Toronto-based non-profit hopes the presence (albeit distantly) of Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow will raise awareness...
Two California-based men are bringing pioneering solutions to a sinister global problem. One is a documentary filmmaker, the other a commercial real estate developer and amateur pilot; both are...

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