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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...
The Brothers Dubé impressed Montreal’s Arcade Fire enough for the Grammy Award-winning band to jam with them, but when they discovered the kids were raising money for the same charity,...
Sheliza Kassam has an entrepreneurial and philanthropic spirit. The effusive 16-year-old has established her own non-profit to throw birthday parties for kids living in shelters who would otherwise...
The devastation caused by cancer is deep and everlasting. So it was fitting that one woman who lost her brother to the disease elected to get a tattoo to keep his memory alive. What was surprising to...
Actress Angelina Jolie may have gone public with her decision to have a double mastectomy, but it’s a decision countless others have made for similar reasons. For Toronto brand marketer Theresa...
With the possible exception of pugs, perhaps no breed of dog inspires such ecstatic devotion in their owners as greyhounds, those sleek, narrow, elegant sighthounds able to trace their lineage back...

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