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Shania Kids Can

SHANIA KIDS CAN When we think of iconic Canadian superstars, Shania Twain is likely one of the first people to come to mind. For decades the country pop singer and song writer has taken the world by storm, and in the process, become one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. While we celebrate Twain and her success as a symbol of national pride, life for this world-renowned celebrity has not always [...]

2017-11-24T14:03:35+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Canada, Global Support|0 Comments

The Unifying Power Of Music

The Unifying Power Of Music COLDPLAY HELPS OXFAM INSPIRE PEOPLE TO STAND AS ONE WITH REFUGEES BY SHIRLEE ENGEL Photo Credit : Coldplay/R42. “As a band, we’re really proud to have had Oxfam on the road with us,” Martin said. “It’s given our incredible fans the chance to show their support for [Oxfam’s] campaigns.” Ellen Lainez is living proof of what can happen when a refugee is given a chance. She fled to [...]

2017-09-29T15:19:57+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Coming To Toronto For The Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Coming To Toronto For The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 BY PJ KWONG The Invictus Games Toronto 2017, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, are headed to this city on September 23 to 30. What makes this event unique is that these Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for ill, wounded, and injured active duty, and veteran service members. Prince Harry established the Invictus Games after witnessing the transformative power of the US-based [...]

2017-07-26T20:35:42+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Adam Van Koeverden Transforming Lives With Wateraid

Adam Van Koeverden Transforming Lives With Wateraid Now that Olympic champion kayaker Adam van Koeverden has moved on from his professional racing career, he’s proving to be a different kind of champion. As National Ambassador of WaterAid Canada, Adam is lending his voice to a global call: “clean water for all.” On a recent trip to Madagascar, Adam got his boots dirty visiting remote communities in the Belavabary Region. Adam shares with us [...]

2017-06-09T14:44:54+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Inspiring Children to Dream More, Learn More, Care More and Be More There are few artists who embody the essence of country music quite like Dolly Parton. Down to earth, authentic and utterly charming, this country legend has enchanted audiences for over 40 years. Not only has Dolly topped the Billboard country music charts 25 times, she boasts 41 career top 10 country albums and is the most honoured [...]

2017-06-09T14:03:01+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Hope After Tragedy – Petra Nemcova

Photos By Navesh Chitrakar Hope After Tragedy - Petra Němcová World-renowned supermodel Petra Němcová has graced the pages of some of the most popular publications on the planet. Donning the covers of Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Sports Illustrated, and featured in campaigns with luxury brands such as Chopard, Tumi, and Mercedes, this Czech born fashion icon is synonymous with all that is glamorous. However in 2004, a personal tragedy would forever change the [...]

2017-03-02T15:52:00+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Jimmy Carter and Habitat for Humanity Canada

Jimmy Carter and Habitat for Humanity Canada Few memories evoke a sense of nostalgia quite like those of your childhood home. Warm, welcoming and inviting, this was a place where you always felt safe and secure. As adults we strive to give our kids the carefree upbringing they deserve, unfortunately reality is far less idyllic for the 1.6 million families living in substandard housing. Since 1976 Habitat for Humanity International has made it [...]

2017-01-12T20:29:54+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

Raising Hope For Congo… Robin’s Passionate Journey

Raising Hope For Congo… Robin’s Passionate Journey As people around the world become more mindful of the raw materials and labour that go into our electronics, jewelry, and other products, consumers have come to expect accountability for human rights violations. Savvy consumers of cell phones, laptops, music players and digital cameras have become increasingly aware of the situation in eastern Congo, where the deadliest conflict since World War II continues today. The conflict [...]

2017-01-12T19:13:09+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

Unicef: Goal of a Lifetime

Goal of a Lifetime: David Beckham Kicks Up Support for Children in Swaziland This summer, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham travelled to Swaziland. Known for its wilderness reserves, it’s not the safaris that brought the soccer superstar to this small, landlocked country in Southern Africa. It’s the high HIV prevalence rate – the highest in the world, in fact. To mark his tenth anniversary as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, David Beckham teamed up with [...]

2017-01-12T19:34:58+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

The Hawn Foundation

HELPING CHILDREN THRIVE IN LEARNING & IN LIFE Today our children grow up in a world very different than the one we experienced in our youth. From an early age they are forced to navigate a fast-paced lifestyle where they are overscheduled, overextended and overwhelmed. Grappling with unattainable expectations of perfectionism, there is an enormous amount of pressure on our young people. Unfortunately these children aren’t being given the skills they need to develop personal resilience, so many of them end [...]

2016-12-14T16:36:52+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments