Child Welfare

Going to summer camp is one of the definitive experiences for Canadian children. But when Dorothy Peddie and Ingrid Anderson, two working moms from the Greater Toronto Area, discovered there was an...
Ronald McDonald House, for families to stay close to their hospitalized child, is expanding. Although more than 10,000 Canadian and international families annually require the services of the...
It’s ice cream time!  One is high in calories; one is zero. Take your pick. Both will raise money for Save The Children Canada.  Appliance brand Frigidaire has pledged to donate...
Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier now 31, is making a name for himself as a conscious rapper on a global scale. The new album, See Me Mama, will be released in Canada in September via his own...
Out on the street, two police officers punching each other would likely get them taken into custody, but at the 2011 Police Memorial “Ringside For Kids,” held April 28, at Le Treport...
Major appliances corporation Electrolux, which sells more than 40 million products in more than 150 markets annually, has been given two honours, a place on Ethisphere Institute's 2011 World'...
Canadian actress Carly Pope, who stars in the new modern romance movie, Textuality, in which she is seeing four men intimately, doesn’t live in Vancouver anymore where she volunteered for...
Some 31,470 people have signed up for Invisible Children’s 25 campaign, asking for an individual donation of $25 and a pledge of silence for 25 hours, beginning Sunday night, April 24 at 7 p.m...
Neil and Pegi Young’s Bridge School in Hillsborough, California, was a much-needed, one-of-a-kind school for children with severe speech and physical impairments when it opened in...
Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada can’t grant trips to the moon, but some 16,000 other wishes have been fulfilled in its 25-plus-year history. Its mandate is simple — kids aged...

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