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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...
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...

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