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Almost a third of Canadians today feel they should be giving more, and two out of three think they would give more if they felt more confident about their giving, and might find it easier to choose a charity to support. That’s according to a new study by the Angus Reid Institute and CHIMP, which […]

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It’s everyone’s favourite time of year: pumpkin spice season! Lattes, beer, lip gloss, car air fresheners—you name it, there’s a version with nutmeg, cinnamon, and potassium sorbate. Also around the corner: Halloween, a night of spookiness and fun mostly known for the mass acquisition of treats. Parents spend a significant amount of money on candy: […]

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The age of global warming is an age of increasingly severe storms—whether flood or fire. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as well as wildfires along the West Coast, have been making headlines in recent weeks. But those aren’t the only pressing natural disasters right now. For instance, following torrential downpours and catastrophic flooding in India, Bangladesh, […]

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How would you like to give $1,000 to your favourite charity? Sounds pretty great, but how many of us can really afford to write a big cheque to a charity whenever the impulse to give kicks in? Probably not many of us. But fear not, you can give like a wealthy philanthropist, it just takes […]

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Watching the news in recent years, particularly in Western Canada, it would be easy to conclude that wildfires are becoming more frequent and more severe. The Fort McMurray fire required the evacuation of all of the town’s 80,000 residents. Prince George, British Columbia is currently inundated with evacuees from surrounding communities under threat of looming […]

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Ask most doctors which is better, treatment or prevention, and you’ll probably get an answer that follows along with the old adage – “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That wisdom doesn’t only apply to medicine. Reaching children and youth before they can be swallowed up by adult problems is one […]