Kim Hughes

Ontario’s raccoons, foxes, squirrels, muskrats, turtles, coyotes and possums have an excellent friend in Peggy Jenkins. Jenkins runs Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue, a centre devoted to...
Winemaker Bill Redelmeier is the kind of guy who makes environmental sustainability seem really cool. And he will happily blab your ears purple about the critical importance of local and seasonal...
Dogs have long distinguished themselves in the service of humans, both informally as trusted companions and professionally as seeing-eye or sniffer dogs. But rarely have the two roles dovetailed so...
Few of us need encouragement to drink more coffee but it’s nice to know that, on one day at least, our collective java obsession can actually bring about real change for good. On June 5...
Simple ideas sometimes net the best results. Just look at Yard Sale for the Cure, the annual event which raises money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation through coordinated but...
You’ve seen them on the grocery shelves:  Newman’s Own products from salad dressings to pasta sauce, but did you know every after-tax penny of profit from sale of the foodstuffs is...
Dairy Queen Canada, the long-established burger and soft-serve ice cream purveyor, which boasts some 600 outlets from coast to coast, last year raised $2.5 million through several initiatives for...
A limited edition compilation CD featuring tracks from Alan Frew of Glass Tiger fame, new wave legends The Spoons, Tarmac Adam featuring onetime Crowded House members Nick Seymour and the late Paul...
Among other horrors, the recent Boston Marathon terrorist bombings put amputation in the spotlight, with American war veterans quickly dispatched to counsel the 15 people who lost limbs in the awful...
Leave it to a musician to make environmental activism look cool. When not fronting American alt-rockers Guster, 39-year-old singer-songwriter and guitarist Adam Gardner serves as co-director of...

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