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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...
When M&M Meat Shops co-founder Mac Voisin decided that his frozen foods business would start donating to a little-known cause in 1989 -- less than a decade after he started M&M...
Members of the Canadian music industry now have somewhere to turn when they experience hard times. Operating under the slogan "Created by the music community for the music community,...
If the best way to de-stigmatize something is to boldly put it under people's noses, then Frances Darwin's Henna Heals is making conditional female baldness both acceptable and, perhaps...
Toronto-based Michael Bowman and Cathy Cutz could blab your ears purple name-checking "synergy" and "metrics" and "low-hanging fruit" having worked for decades in...
Leave it to a filmmaker to come up with the ultimate snappy tagline for his own life - "Andrew Nisker: activist, filmmaker, proponent for change." With that, visitors to the Toronto-...

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