Charity Matters

On February 3, some of Vancouver’s most forward-thinking change-makers gathered in the Hootsuite greatroom to participate in the second Dreamers + Doers community event. D + D is Vancouver’s most widely-known secret society and volume one in April 2015 included networking, musical guests, and presentations from people committed to doing social good. This year’s edition […]

How To

In today’s world, and particularly online, it can be easy to get sucked into negativity and cynicism. So it’s always refreshing to come across inspirational campaigns, news and research that flip negativity on its head and inspire kindness and gratitude. These three inspirational videos do just that. What is Privilege? Well, it’s complicated, as evidenced […]

Charity Matters

Most Canadians remember Chandra Crawford for her very successful skiing career, including a gold medal in cross-country skiing at the 2006 Turin Games and seven World Cup medals. Since her retirement from competitive skiing, the energetic 31-year-old has channelled much of her infectious enthusiasm into her own charitable initiative, Fast and Female. Founded in 2005, […]

How To

Parents want their kids to grow up to be generous, thoughtful, community-minded adults, but putting our good intentions into practice can be a challenge. In our busy day-to-day life, creating opportunities to talk about generosity and giving back sometimes feels like heavy lifting. If you’re looking for a thoughtful, yet easy-to-do way to teach your kids about generosity, […]