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Pamela Bielak is on a crafty mission: The president of Toronto non-profit Crafting for a Cure (CFC) provides craft kits, toys and other fun, creative distractions to sick children and teenagers...
Imagine if you could make the world a better place simply by taking off your clothes. The Swap Team’s Take Off Your Clothes, North America’s biggest clothing swap, is a movement...
One of the toughest things country artist Gord Bamford had to do as a child growing up in Lacombe, Alberta, was sell off his pet cattle. Sure, it’s not your typical childhood problem,...
It’s hard to imagine a gutsier or more provocative campaign than the one currently being executed by pet food manufacturer Nutrience, via ads posted on Toronto transit shelters and TTC vehicles...
Call it a case of comic relief. Famed Canadian comedy veteran Mike MacDonald recently went public with the news that complications from Hepatitis C have seriously jeopardized his health and forced...
Dekpor is a village in southeast Ghana that is so tiny, most maps of the country don't even include it. There are no rich families. Nearly everyone, including children, tend rice and cassava...
In a perfect world, Calgary entrepreneur Saundra Shapiro would have to close her business, Compassionate Beauty, because her customers wouldn't need her services anymore. But as long as...
Many Canadian musicians who have gone over to Afghanistan to entertain the Canadian Armed Forces have returned with stories about the talented musicians they discovered in uniform. Sound of...
It's a dog's life, they say. In the case of dogs in such remote communities of northern Ontario as Attawapiskat, Moose Factory, and Moosonee, that life is all too often short and brutal....
It is no exaggeration to say that being born "albino" in the East African nation of Tanzania is one of the unluckiest fates life can hand you. It's also fair to say that Canadian...

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