June 20, 2016
Pete Eckert has been blind for half of his life. A gifted artist from California with university degrees in sculpture, art and design, he learned in his 20s that he was going blind. When he switched tracks and earned an MBA, he couldn’t get a banking job because of the stigma attached to blindness...
June 15, 2016
Since the publication of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s final report in 2015, more and more Canadians seem focused on the idea of reconciliation. But, despite the popularity of this concept, many people are still asking, “Why reconciliation? Why now?” For many Indigenous people...
May 26, 2016
The early years of the Honorable Dr. Vivienne Poy were very tumultuous ones. Born in Hong Kong in 1941, the Second World War forced her family to flee when she was only three months old.  She and her family spent the War as refugees in China, finally returning to Hong Kong at the end of the...
May 26, 2016
Pardeep Singh Nagra is a man of many talents. He is the Executive Director of the Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada, located in Mississauga, Ontario; he is also an historian, a researcher, an athelete, a public speaker and a human rights advocate. In the 1990s Mr. Nagra was barred from competing in a...
May 20, 2016
David Suzuki is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist, writer and broadcaster, known across Canada and the world for his radio and television programs about science and nature. Countless Canadians – including myself – grew up watching his shows and reading his books and can trace their own...
May 14, 2016
Elaine Lui – known more popularly as Lainey Lui – Is a broadcaster and one of the most successful gossip bloggers in the world. Her website LaineyGossip reaches about 1.5 million readers every month and she currently appears on two daily, national television shows; she is CTV’s The Social Co-Host...
May 3, 2016
Art Miki was born in British Columbia but mostly grew up in Manitoba, where he attended the Universty of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba and pursued a careeer in education. In 1984 Art Miki became president of the National Association of Japanese Canadians. As president, he  played a...
April 18, 2016
You can’t really go anywhere on the Internet to escape from clickbait. Those headlines are everywhere, promising stories that will shock, amaze and astound you – if only you’d click on the link!  The problem is that far too often the content you find does not live up to the clickbait hype. Without...
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