Child Welfare

One of the toughest things country artist Gord Bamford had to do as a child growing up in Lacombe, Alberta, was sell off his pet cattle. Sure, it’s not your typical childhood problem,...
In 2010, 1,946 children from abroad found adoptive homes in Canada, according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada statistics. Of that total, Haiti ranked second behind China in number of adoptees...
Parting isn’t such sweet sorrow in the case of car brand Mini and advertising company Taxi Canada. Taxi’s downtown Toronto office has a Mini Cooper parked out front to much fanfare. No...
Former child soldier Emmanuel Jal, now an internationally renown musician and peace activist, is hoping the worldwide peace rallies taking place the past couple of days at Sudanese Embassies and...
Few corporations have taken the old 'Charity begins at home' chestnut to heart quite like confectionary company Cadbury and their clever Bicycle Factory initiative, which gives bikes to...
HSBC Bank Canada has donated a half-million dollars to help school children across the country get hands-on, experiential conservation education. Earth Rangers, an empowering wildlife...
Dekpor is a village in southeast Ghana that is so tiny, most maps of the country don't even include it. There are no rich families. Nearly everyone, including children, tend rice and cassava...
A former member of the Black Power movement, and an usher at the funeral of the slain Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., actor Samuel L. Jackson has long been involved with Los Angeles-based ...
Guitarist-singer Brian "Head" Welch, who now fronts Love And Death, co-founded Californian nu metal band Korn in 1993, but the hard partying lifestyle left him addicted to...
A coalition of late guitarist Jeff Healey's friends, family and fellow musicians is raising money to make The Jeff Healey Park in Toronto more accessible for disabled children by adding...

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