Kim Hughes

Making a salad or stir fry can do more good than just good for your body, if you’re a customer of D’Arrigo Bros of California. Their bags of romaine hearts, for example, have the...
Of all the reasons someone might choose to run a 5K marathon — personal challenge, fundraising or fitness goals or some combination of the three — it’s hard to imagine many saying...
It takes a powerful imagination to elevate something as mundane as weekly grocery shopping to an altruistic level. Imagination and, in the case of Jasmin von Teichman, a heap of frustration with the...
Aspiring pop stars hoping to balance dreams of glory with something more meaningful should consider entering the My Song for Change contest, currently accepting submissions until June 1.  Last...
Why should a great idea like a lending library only be used for resources such as books and movies? Why not a lending library for power tools, kitchen appliances, sports equipment and other costly...
The physiological benefits of regular exercise are well known. But if those behind the Shoppers Drug Mart Run for Women have their way, the positive impact of vigorous exercise — specifically...
Twenty years after his untimely death at the peak of his career, late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s ability to inspire remains undiminished. In fact, with the benefit of hindsight and some...
If Ken Jones has his way, that old saw about ‘youth being wasted on the young’ will be made obsolete. The long-time environmental educator is the founder and CEO of the newly launched...
Dialogue about incarceration usually focuses on the inmate. In many scenarios, the ones behind bars even have access to support services, but it’s the children of inmates frequently facing...
The homeless and vulnerably housed can use all the help they can get. So the opportunity to tap into multiple social services such as housing support, career counselling, library access and legal aid...

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