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Sometimes losing something that means everything can lead to a calling that means so much more. Such is the case for Wendy Huntbatch who in 1993 founded the World Parrot Refuge in Coombs, British...
In 2010, unless your name is Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, it’s unlikely anyone is going to declare you a pioneer. Though she’s not quite as famous, Toronto-based fashion designer Izzy...
Whether abandoned by overwhelmed pet owners, saved from slaughterhouses or discarded due to disability, an unusual collection of animals have lucked out in finding forever homes at the Snooters Farm...
Remember that ten spot you found in your coat pocket last week? Chances are you stuffed the bill back into your wallet never thinking that you might be able to make a difference with it. If so,...
Tammy Babcock already had a trip planned to Haiti this month in anticipation of her latest humanitarian trip to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. That was before the 7.0-magnitude...
The cheap plastic yellow LiveStrong bracelets by the Lance Armstrong Foundation have raised millions for the cause, but really, who is going to wear that on a daily basis, if at all? Of course the...
In places like Vietnam, India, Nepal and Bangladesh, Teri Scully has met some remarkable artisans who began with nothing and used their crafting skills to improve their lot in life and that of their...
Sportsnet.ca describes Andrew Ference of the Boston Bruins as “Fearless. Displays terrific hockey sense. Can log a ton of icetime. Loves to hit.” He is a leader who takes care of his own...
Former Tea Party drummer Jeff Burrows, now the midday host at CKUE 95.1/100.7 The Rock and playing in a new rock band called Crash Karma, has so far raised a little more than $200,000 for Transition...
What I Saw On My “Team Canada” visit Words cannot adequately describe the poverty and desperation of the Afghan people that I witnessed when I traveled to Afghanistan in March for a week...

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