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Fighting to prevent history from repeating for Aboriginal children

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In 1907, Canada’s Department of Indian Affairs dispatched Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce to investigate residential schools in Manitoba and the […]

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Money can buy you happiness when you invest in giving

Money can buy you happiness when you invest in giving | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
Imagine if someone walked up to you on the street today and handed you a $20 bill. You’d probably be […]

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Karl Wolf bridges the rift between East and West

Karl Wolf bridges the rift between East and West | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
At night, young Carl Abou Samah’s dreams were haunted by the terrifying vision of a soldier gunning a man down. […]

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Fighting hunger is more than handing out food

Fighting hunger is more than handing out food | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
The food bank in Perth, Ont., changed its name last year to The Table Community Food Centre. The difference? Everything. […]

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Crowdsourcing Social Change

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Rebecca Chiao stepped out of her office into Cairo’s rush hour. She expected to meet a friend, but instead, the […]

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An ode to the penny

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Did you know that when the first Canadian penny was struck in 1858, its diameter was set at exactly one […]

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Resolve to take action

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It’s been a week since New Years. That cracking noise is the sound of many New Year’s resolutions already being […]

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Peering behind the curtain of 60 Minutes

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It was 16 years ago that I stood in our home-turned-headquarters and watched the legendary Ed Bradley of 60 Minutes […]

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The business of making a difference

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A telecom company uses its technology to locate earthquake survivors in Haiti. In Bangladesh, a yogurt company partners with a […]

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Our friend’s amazing journey

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Exhausted and gasping, Spencer West focused on simply breathing, and putting one hand in front of the other. All around […]

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The triumph of a dream

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It was 1984, and then seven-year-old Waneek Horn-Miller was riveted to the TV screen as Alwyn Morris bent to receive […]

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Segregation and poverty still a fact of life for many in post-apartheid South Africa

Segregation and poverty still a fact of life for many in post-apartheid South Africa | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
Sisters Abigail and Jocelyn Gqadu, aged 13 and 15, attend high school in Cullinan, outside Pretoria. They are both from […]

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First Nations youth walk for clean water

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Acadia Solomon just wanted to swim with her friends. Unfortunately the signs posted last year at her favourite swimming spot […]

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Mom is the hero’s hero

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In the movies, heroes save the world with high-tech gadgets, superhuman strength or daring gunplay. But when Superman goes home […]

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Doing good and doing well: fostering a generation of social entrepreneurs

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In this era of chronically tight government budgets, consider this: every year while Canadians spend billions of dollars on jails, […]

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The Butterfly Effect—why the Arab Spring, climate change, and Canadian foreign aid are all connected

The Butterfly Effect—why the Arab Spring, climate change, and Canadian foreign aid are all connected | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
They say a butterfly flapping its wings can cause a tornado on the other side of the world. Can a […]

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Youth mental health — looking for a happy ending

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Annette was an avid recreational target-shooter with her own rifle. One day A., her 15-year-old son, begged her to get […]

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A tale of two schools

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At their rural Haitian school, Chery Lemeck and her two fellow teachers have 150 students, half of them girls, and […]

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Free The Children Founder Craig Kielburger is 13 Going on 30

Free The Children Founder Craig Kielburger is 13 Going on 30 | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
Today, on my 30th birthday, I’m thinking back to the first time I felt old—when I turned 18. No, really; […]

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Royal appreciation in the far north

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Iqaluit, Nunavut – It was at once one of the most beautiful and the most surreal moments of our lives. […]

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Up friendship creek with a paddle

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Take one cop, add one or two at-risk aboriginal youth, put these ingredients in a canoe and let simmer for […]

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Global Voices

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Get informed. Stay up-to-date on important global and social issues with Global Voices. Each week, check back for a new […]

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Would the real Joe Canadian please stand up?

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In 2000, Molson’s iconic advertising campaign “I Am Canadian” became a patriotic touchstone, a widely-quoted definition of what we are as Canadians. […]

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The best gifts don’t always come in a box

The best gifts don’t always come in a box | Global Voices Articles | Scoop.it
There was Craig, standing on a little platform 20 feet off the ground, rigged up in a safety harness. He […]

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