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As Japan continues to pinball between almost incomprehensible disasters, the world is stepping up to help. And Canada is no exception. In addition to the federal government — which has...
It isn't often that a husband gets to fulfill a wife's dying wish as passionately and successfully as Terry Eagan has over the past decade with the introduction of Mary Eagan Healing Gardens...
Standing next to five tonnes of fully grown Asian elephant is not an everyday experience. Neither is having a half pineapple deftly snatched from your hands by a six-foot-long grey probing trunk. But...
Toronto-based filmmaker Kathleen Mullen knows a thing or two about bittersweet success. Her latest film, the gripping documentary Breathtaking, investigates the Canadian asbestos industry. Valued...
“Your face is your calling card to the world,” begins Dr. Peter A. Adamson’s new book, Fabulous Faces, which focuses on the motivations and transformations of more than 30 of...
In February, 2008, Neil Young — the man who penned the protest song “Ohio” and 2006’s anti-Bush album Living with War — told a media conference in Germany,...
The outside walls of the circus tent are painted with many images and words, none more appropriate to describe this man as “The Amazing Spencer J. Harrison in his titillating incomparable...
Evergreen has been helping people create and sustain outdoor spaces in urban communities across Canada since 1991. But the national charity now has a groundbreaking central hub to help spread its...
It’s no secret that children born with special needs require extra care and attention. Depending on the type of disorder or disability, they can require anything from a few additional...
It’s a long way from the offices of a high-profile fashion magazine in Toronto to a medical charity’s temporary optical clinic in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, but the contrast...

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