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Mission statements seldom come simpler than the one guiding the Whole Planet Foundation, which aims to alleviate poverty through microcredit — small loans extended to poor people — in...
Lest we forget, Captain Wayne Johnston will be there to remind us about Canadian veterans and their needs. He is the founder of WoundedWarriors.ca, a Toronto-based non-profit dedicated to the welfare...
Kalen Emsley was at his computer, looking through Facebook, when he came across arresting image after arresting image of friend and former football rival Dave Luba in Hawaii. Luba, who was attending...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman, and he's washing windows! The life of a superhero is not meant to be dull, so it is perhaps surprising to see Superman, Batman, Spiderman and...
On October 13, Steven Baird, managing director of Street Smart Kidz, took to the online comments section of a Vancouver Sun article on Amanda Todd to write a message that seems obvious, but resonated...
It’s something of an understatement to say that Montreal’s Greenbaum family really, really hates cancer. Their innovative and unambiguously titled Fuck Cancer movement — which...
Interviewing for a job is unnerving at the best of times, even for qualified candidates with snappy threads and resumes without timeline or experience gaps. For those re-entering the work force...
It is relatively commonplace for people to donate money and their time to a wide range of charities and good causes. It takes a different level of commitment to go out and create your own charitable...
The average Toronto citizen probably couldn’t pick him out of a lineup. But to dozens of charitable organizations citywide and beyond, Arron Barberian is a superstar.  It’s not...
Cameron Snyder is thrilled to finally be off the streets. For the first time in nearly 10 years, the former Canadian Armed Forces vet has a home, occupying one of the 15 apartments that comprise...

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