Education

Pretty much everybody of every age loves owls. But it’s fair to say Rebecca Lessard loves the wide-eyed marvels and their bird-of-prey brethren more. Since 1990, the founder and director...
On March 15 of this year an estimated 1.4 million students from 112 countries skipped school to take part in the Global Climate Strike for the Future, a worldwide protest to prevent further global...
Veteran recording engineer/music producer Kevin Doyle's recent efforts could soon be helping a number of young people in Nicaragua learn English language skills and improve their lives. Doyle...
Apple, the company responsible for ubiquitous products like the iPhone, iPod and Macbook, has released the results of its 13th annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, an ongoing...
During “In Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres,” at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Sunday evening (March 3), the talk show host and comedian gave an update on the Ellen Fund’s...
Stephen Marley is using his current acoustic tour to raise money for a number of good initiatives. The son of the late reggae legend Bob Marley will be directing $1 from every ticket sold on his 23-...
​When girls in the developed world experience menstruation, it's common for them to miss school or even drop out — from shame, from pain, from the taboo. When 12 high school students...
As social entrepreneurs as a trend take a business-like approach to solving the world's problems, the annual Heart Series conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 14-15 is set to talk doing good for...
Ron Joyce, co-founder of the Tim Hortons fast-food franchise, died on Jan. 31 in his Burlington, Ont. home. He was 88. While Joyce is best known for steering the Horton's franchise from its...
National Football League (NFL) player Kenny Stills says he's going to donate money from a league award to activist/embattled pro football player Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp...

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