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When Sandra Pady relocated to the Guelph countryside from Toronto with her husband Dave more than 20 years ago, the last thing they imagined or expected was to establish a donkey sanctuary. But due...
In elementary school, Bruce Cockburn remembers a teacher wishing upon her class that they all grow up to be “radicals,” a person intent on forcing change by uncompromising methods. The...
About 12 hours ago, 17-year-old Jonathan Korman was at his high school graduation ceremony, and a long after-party ensured that he wouldn’t head to sleep until 3 a.m. But, while his friend...
Toronto volunteer Phyllis Novak has spent the last two decades trying to maximize the creative potential for at-risk and homeless youth. In 1996, her efforts materialized into Sketch, an art...
Ronald McDonald House, for families to stay close to their hospitalized child, is expanding. Although more than 10,000 Canadian and international families annually require the services of the...
Many 16-year-olds likely do not know what melanoma is or that one bad sunburn can double your chances of getting the deadly disease. To help spread awareness about this aggressive type of skin cancer...
The founder of Skate4Cancer has evolved his vision. Rob Dyer, the 27-year-old Newmarket, Ontario native who has skateboarded across the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and parts of Australia to...
Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier now 31, is making a name for himself as a conscious rapper on a global scale. The new album, See Me Mama, will be released in Canada in September via his own...
Amanda Belzowski is a 13-year-old with a big assignment to finish. It’s not an English essay or science fair project. The Toronto teen is trying to spread the word about her 13th annual...
The Remix Project is a registered charity for the arts in Toronto that helps creatively gifted “at risk” teens and young adults, often from troubled or disadvantaged backgrounds, who...

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