Feature Articles

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Saving Lives, One Tourist at a Time

October 28th 2014

October 28, 2014 Tourists travel to countries in need of supplies every day. Through the work of Avi D'Sousa, tourists have become a new channel for delivering supplies to those in need.

Emmanuel Jal

Former child soldier supports African youth with new album

October 6th 2014

October 7, 2014 Emmanuel Jal uses his music to convey a message of peace and reconciliation born out of his personal experiences.

Joyce, her husband Vince, & her Mom - Mother's Day 2006

Transformation through caregiving

October 2nd 2014

October 2, 2014 Joyce Singer-D’Aprile was unwittingly thrust into a situation she was not prepared for – decisions about appropriate care for an ailing parent. She shares her journey.


Preserving urban forests to make our city liveable

September 25th 2014

September 25, 2014 Janet McKay, founder of LEAF, is passionate about the need to work with nature to preserve our precious trees through biodiversity to make our cities liveable.


Youth encouraging youth

September 16th 2014

September 16, 2014 Mehak Bhansali already has plans to change the world, and she just entered high school.

Kathleen Le Roux (right) as DIZZY,  Heather Annis (left) as PEACHY, entertaining a senior resident. Photo credit Alex Nirta

“Dizzy” with Laughter: Kathleen Le Roux, Therapeutic Clown Artist

September 1st 2014

September 1, 2014 Through the art of therapeutic clowning, Kathleen Le Roux—a.k.a. Dizzy the Clown—brings joy and laughter to vulnerable people of all ages.

Harper Gordon and Graydon Davidson colecting Gratitude Bags

Bringing gratitude home

July 30th 2014

July 30, 2014 Taking a new approach to improving food donations during the warmer months, Grant Gordon is bringing the food drive closer to home.

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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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