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Victoria’s Bracelets of Hope

June 20th 2014

June 20, 2014 While many 13-year olds spend their free time playing video games, texting their friends or catching up on the latest TV shows, Victoria Agius is different: she spends her time contributing to cancer research, one bracelet at a time.

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Vernon Smith uses his love for music to engage at-risk youth

June 12th 2014

June 13, 2014 Along with a hectic work schedule coupled with his responsibilities as a husband and father, Vernon Smith finds the time to impact the Rexdale youth, one tune at a time.

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Police officers show students how to rock

May 26th 2014

May 23, 2014 The lights dim in The Virgin Mobile Mod Club as bright multicoloured stage lights illuminate the venue. It is an atypical crowd for a Wednesday evening. Teenagers, parents, siblings and police officers fill the large room for the sixth annual Music! Not Mischief concert.

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Meagan’s Walk: a legacy of hope

May 10th 2014

May 10, 2014 In honour of Meagan's Walk today with thousands of participants joining hands to hug the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), sending a message of hope and love to those within we are republishing an article that first appeared in GNT in our May 2008 issue.

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Author gives voice to children with different abilities

May 7th 2014

May 7, 2014 For Toronto-based author Jewel Kats, books would change her life forever in more ways than one.

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Aunty B teaches hard lessons through musical theatre

April 19th 2014

April 18, 2014 Khalilah Brooks, creator of the exuberant character Aunty B, specializes in musical theatre and storytelling for children ages one to 12, focusing on bullying, confidence and building self-esteem.

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Subway flash mob causing joyous outbreaks

April 6th 2014

April 6, 2014 Last week I was on the Toronto Transit Commission subway heading south when I heard music and singing a little further down the train. Going to investigate where this commotion was coming from I saw a crowd gathered around three young men playing instruments, singing, and instigating a good time on a normally subdued ride. That was how I was introduced to #trainreaction.

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Passionate foodie freshens campus dining

March 31st 2014

March 31, 2014 Food activist Joshna Maharaj is helping change the way Ryerson University students eat, for the better.

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