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When it comes to corporate social responsibility, Starbucks Canada is clearly using the old saw of "think globally, act locally” as a guiding principle. The ubiquitous American-owned...
For most Canadian kids heading back to school this fall, the biggest worry will be having the right clothes, the coolest tech toys and some awesome summer vacation stories, not having enough to eat...
When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the U.S. government’s commitment to an AIDS-free generation at this year’s International AIDS Conference, it was an emphatic declaration...
Perhaps the only thing tougher than counseling a child grieving the loss of a parent or sibling is counseling a child who is dying herself. Both scenarios require tremendous care and skill and...
Even in an age of widespread and often impressive corporate social responsibility, the environmentally forward Red Leaf Project spearheaded by beer-maker Molson Canadian is striking in scope and...
Who says accountants can't rock 'n’ roll? The profession is often stereotyped as being quintessentially dull and boring, but that certainly wasn't in evidence at Noble Street...
Toronto entrepreneur Mara Sofferin is working hard to bridge the gap between popular culture and cause culture with Rock Your Cause (RYC), a for-profit company that sells apparel with socially...
Some stories are told more powerfully with numbers than with words. That’s certainly the case with the grisly urban phenomenon of migrating birds killed in collisions with windows in high-...
The motivator for many philanthropic organizations is to provide a voice for otherwise invisible communities. But we can sometimes think of those communities as some type of “other;”...
The grating drill of jackhammers are threatening to overtake Samaritanmag’s conversation with Toronto-based writer and arts activist Jason Samilski, but the reason for the tools’ raucous...

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