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Two summers ago, Michelle Amerie took a deep breath and began rappelling down all 32 storeys of the Rio Can building in downtown Toronto to benefit Easter Seals. The kicker: She did it in a...
Opportunities are very nice to have, especially when it comes to things like ambitious career choices in the arts. But having access to potentially career-boosting resources and networks is a real...
If they could talk, the wiener dogs in the care of Canadian Dachshund Rescue would tell you that being ridiculously cute has its drawbacks. For one thing, it tends to obscure some of the unique...
Thirty-three years after his Marathon of Hope inspired Canadians, Terry Fox remains one of the country’s finest examples of both athleticism and altruism. Terry Fox Runs continue to make...
They weigh 250 pounds and stand at a measly two feet. A striking, red heart protrudes from the left side of their body underneath a faceless head. These little cement robots, Lovebots, are popping up...
Online bargain hunters may not seem like obvious targets for charitable outreach. But Toronto’s Apostolos Sigalas of GreedyGiver.com can attest to the generosity of penny-pinchers seeking deals...
Christine Newman notices a positive difference in the kids and youth after they experience her program, Building Bands Canada. The 25-year-old created the Toronto-based non-profit to provide free...
Minna Simko knew little about mental illness when her husband, Vancouver musician and producer Todd Simko, best know for his tenure in the pop band Pure, committed suicide last year. He was just 45....
Basma Hameed has a mission: to help those with disfiguring scars and markings look and feel better through an innovative corrective technique called para-medical scar camouflaging, a form of cosmetic...
Paul Hollands might be the president and CEO of A&W Food Services of Canada but it’s the participation of all the executives, franchise owners and staff at the iconic fast food chain that...

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