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Can kids come to the rescue of our endangered wildlife? Woodbridge, Ont.-based non-profit Earth Rangers educates and empowers young people to become involved, giving them the ammo they need to...
Oscar Wilde famously (and somewhat sagely) opined that youth is wasted on the young, but he might have retracted had he met any one of the 100 or so exceptional, altruistic kids unearthed by the...
Sarah McLachlan and students from Vancouver’s Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM) are offering a free original Christmas song the kids wrote and recorded with the hopes...
About 12 hours ago, 17-year-old Jonathan Korman was at his high school graduation ceremony, and a long after-party ensured that he wouldn’t head to sleep until 3 a.m. But, while his friend...
Los Angeles electro-hip hop group Far East Movement is one of the mentors for the 4C The Power program, a national organization based in California, which provides arts training to...
Justin Bieber isn’t the only musician behind Pencils of Promise.  British singer Natalia Kills, signed by Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am, and whose album, Perfectionist, comes...
An online calculator that helps companies reduce their carbon footprint. A cleaning business run entirely by the autistic community. A tutoring website that pays youths to do their homework. These...
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...
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...

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