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MENTAL HEALTH

Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

Tips to boost your mental health © Courtesy of News Canada Alongside physical health, mental health is an essential part of our overall well-being. Being

TRAVEL

Find Your Peace of Mind in Ellijay

Explore Georgia travel in Ellijay © OUTLIVE CREATIVE Where else but Ellijay, GA, can you find the best of both worlds—a charming, small-town way of

HEALTH

Creating a World Immune to Cancer™

© Pexels/Artem Podrez Donate to Cancer Research Institute | Conquering Cancer Together With a growing and aging population, cancer is on the rise, and the

EVERYDAY HEROES

Fostering Community Well-Being

Top Image: © Courtesy of BBNC Poverty is a community issue. Mental health is a community issue. Housing, food security, isolation and education are all

CORPORATE HEROES

Inspired by Faith to Act for Justice

Climate change march © Courtesy of Citizens for Public Justice For almost 60 years, Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) has engaged with the question: What

EVERYDAY HEROES

Living to the Rhythm of Giving

Annette and Jim © Courtesy of Abundance Canada When Jim and Annette started their life together, they knew that they wanted to continue living out

INDIGENOUS

The Foundations of Reconciliation

Josée with a student in Rapid Lake © Courtesy of I Love First Peoples By Josée Lusignan, Co-Founder and President, I Love First Peoples I’ll

EVERYDAY HEROES

Ground Search and Rescue in Canada

© Sean Taylor at Saskatoon Search and Rescue The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is a registered not-for-profit and educational organization that

EVERYDAY HEROES

Charitable Gaming For Community Good

Photo © Bigstock Charitable Gaming Supporting Communities Across Ontario The world of gaming is changing before our eyes, but one reality remains constant: only Charitable

EVERYDAY HEROES

The Infinite Potential of Neurodiversity

Rafiken Social Enterprises is working to provide meaningful employement to neurodiversity communities © Pexels/Tim Douglas People experience and interact with the world in a multitude

HUMAN RIGHTS

Living History: Honouring Righteous Heroes

Hannah Steynan, Descendent of Netherlands RATN Rijpstra/Keverkamp © Courtesy of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem Established in 1986, the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem’s

TRAVEL

Witness the Magic of the Northern Lights

Photo © Courtesy of Travel Manitoba Discover Legendary Experiences Churchill, Manitoba tops many bucket lists as an international wildlife viewing destination. While polar bears and

SUSTAINABILITY

Have Yourself a Merry Green Christmas

Photo © Pexels/Element5 Digital | Sustainable Christmas Trees By Raye Mocioiu Gifts, food, and Christmas trees, oh my! The jolliest time of year is full

woman sitting on couch with her son who needs oxygen
CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Lending a Hand to Families in Need

TOP IMAGE: © Pexels/Cottonbro Building on Love was founded in 2009 as an all-volunteer charity. Our original mission focused on providing emergency grants to families

HEALTH

Breathing should never be hard work© 

Photo © Courtesy of Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation “I’m grateful for a new pair of lungs” Rob Garbutt of Winnipeg, Manitoba lived with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Simu Liu donates $100,000 to Feeding America
CELEBRITY HEROES

Simu Liu donates $100,000 to Feeding America

Los Angeles premiere of Columbia Pictures’ ‘Bullet Train’ at Regency Village Theatre Featuring: Simu Liu Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 01 Aug 2022

EVERYDAY HEROES

Celebrating Those Who Inspire!

Photo © Courtesy of Bernard Betel Centre Join us in honouring Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto Honouring Dr.

FOOD

Discover the Way of Matcha

Photo © Courtesy of Ecotrend Ecologics Find your focus and nourish your mind DōMatcha® is a 100 per cent authentic Japanese matcha brand and is

TRAVEL

Welcome to Fresno County, California!

Sequoia National Park © Courtesy of Visit Fresno County Visit 3 national parks in 1 trip! From thrilling outdoor adventures, exceptional farm-to-fork dining, family-friendly attractions

TRAVEL

Find Your Centre in New Westminster

Downtown New Westminster © Courtesy of Tourism New Westminster Riverside restaurants, museums, and shops. Just a short 20-minute SkyTrain ride from downtown, right in the

HEALTH

Embarking on the Journey to Recovery

© Courtesy of Pacifica Treatment Centre “It took me a while to realize he needed help…in hindsight, I was probably in denial. The fact that

EVERYDAY HEROES

Theatre for All, in Person and at Home

© Courtesy of Ballet Victoria Celebrating 20 years, Ballet Victoria is an established professional boutique ballet company with 12 dancers and four yearly productions, located

FEEL GOOD RECIPES

Cranberries: Local, Healthy, Delicious

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake © Courtesy of BC Cranberries Cranberries are native to British Columbia and are called “ibimi” [ih-bih-mee] or “bitter berries” by the local

CELEBRITY HEROES

Alphonso Davies: A True Canadian Hero

Canada’s Alphonso Davies in action © REUTERS/Henry Romero By Raye Mocioiu At just 22 years old, Alphonso Davies has already made sports history—and he’s set

FIRST RESPONDERS

How Communities Can Come Together

Support for Veterans homelessness © News Canada/APPLEADSTUDIO  In communities across Canada, people and organizations are raising awareness of the contributions of those who’ve served in

TRAVEL

Calanoa: Paradise in the Jungle

A sustainable architecture for the humid tropics © Courtesy of Calanoa By Raye Mocioiu Deep in the heart of the Amazon jungle lies an off-the-grid

HUMAN RIGHTS

Strong and Bold

Semambo © Courtesy of Water.org By Moree Lambeth Upon meeting Semambo, I discovered she is a determined woman, achieving her potential and living out her

TUNNELS woman walking down tunnel in Niagara Falls© Courtesy of Niagara Parks
DESTINATIONS

A New Way to Experience Niagara Falls

TOP IMAGE © Courtesy of Niagara Parks The beauty and power of Niagara Falls have been attracting travellers for thousands of years. From every angle,

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EVERYDAY HEROES

What if Scott Mission Didn’t Exist?

Photo: Chinese Outreach Group at an event in Collingwood, ON. © Images Courtesy of Scott Mission For over 80 years, Scott Mission has been Toronto’s

FOOD

A Veggie Twist on a Family Favourite

Photo © Pexels/Katerina Holmes Want a healthier twist on a takeout favourite? Try this nutritious and delicious spin with cauliflower pizza, for those nights when

Esmairon © Photos courtesy of Opportunity International Canada and Boldfish Video Productions inc
CORPORATE HEROES

Empowering Families to Leave Poverty Behind for Good

TOP IMAGE: Esmairon © Photos Courtesy of Opportunity International Canada and Boldfish Video Productions inc. Opportunity International Canada is a not-for-profit organization that empowers families

Commemoration Exhibit © Courtesy of Legacy of Hope
INDIGENOUS

Fostering Reconciliation in Canada

Commemoration Exhibit © Courtesy of Legacy of Hope This past year has been incredibly historic for Indigenous Peoples in Canada. People across the globe were

TRAVEL

Fall Adventures in Sarnia-Lambton

Twin Pines Orchards © Dudek Photography Explore a new path and find fall adventures in Sarnia-Lambton As the last few days of summer drift away

FOOD

Zirkova: The Making of Unity

Svitlana and Katherine © 2022 szumski media / Zirkova Vodka Ukrainian Vodka When Zirkova co-founder and CEO Katherine Vellinga moved to Ukraine in 1997, she

EVERYDAY HEROES

Bring Futures Into Focus

© Courtesy of Operation Eyesight and Peek Vision Amandah is a girl with big dreams. “I hope to be a designer when I grow up,”

INDIGENOUS

Every Child Matters: A New Legacy

Photo © Courtesy of Chiefs of Ontario Chiefs of Ontario Hosts Annual Chiefs Assembly with the theme Every Child Matters: A New Legacy Every Child

CELEBRITY HEROES

World leaders pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

The Royals attend the annual multi-faith service at Westminster Abbey in celebration of the Commonwealth. -PICTURED: Queen Elizabeth II -PHOTO by: Nils Jorgensen/INSTARimages.com Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday

TRAVEL

Vegan, Eco-Friendly RIONA Bags

Photo © Images Courtesy of Bentley Responsible Fashionista For those looking for beauty and style without compromise, RIONA has become the go-to brand. Designed in

FOOD

Beat the Back-to-School Blues With Eggs

© Images Courtesy of Egg Farmers of Ontario Easy Back-to-School Recipes If school is the foundation of knowledge, then a healthy breakfast could be considered

CORPORATE HEROES

Stand Up For Education Workers!

Photo © Pexels/Yan Kruko Schools are an essential part of a community that rely on the work of hundreds of unsung heroes. But did you

DESTINATIONS

Colombia’s Grand Return to Tourism

Top Image: Amazonas © Courtesy of ProColombia By Raye Mocioiu The world has reopened, but travel looks different than it did before the pandemic. Today’s

HEALTH

Maintaining Independence in Older Age

Photo © Courtesy of ESS Support Services Helping You Where You Need It Most Whether you need some assistance with independent living to remain comfortably

ANIMAL

Big, Bold and Boreal

Lynx © Mike Dembeck | Nature Conservancy Canada On Earth Day 2022, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) was proud to join with partners, including

Learning for A Sustainable Future, Two young boys gardening
CLIMATE

Empowering Youth for Climate Action

Top Image: Pickering College in Newmarket, ON © Courtesy of LSF When a group of students in Métis-sur-Mer, Québec, learned about the importance of pollinators

YOUTH HEROES

Building Lifelines That Last a Lifetime

Pictured left, mentee Yasin connecting with mentor Levi © Courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters Connecting with a community agency could be the difference between

YOUTH HEROES

Hope Floats for Nicaraguan Youth

Photo © Juan David Granda Aranda  Deyra navigated her family tour boat business to success with training from a Canadian-funded employment project benefiting 12,000 youth.

Rendering of affordable housing © Courtesy of Canadian Helen Keller Centre
HEALTH

Canadian Helen Keller Centre is Growing

Making Independence for the Deafblind Community A Reality For 30 years Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) has provided affordable and fully accessible housing to the

Virginia wine
TRAVEL

Your Virginia Wine Adventure Awaits

© Courtesy of Virginia Wine Marketing Office There’s a Movement Growing in Virginia Pick a vineyard or a weekend. Plot out the perfect itinerary or

DESTINATIONS

Discovering Sustainable Travel in Canada

Rocky Mountains © Lacey Gilmour/Travel Alberta | Sustainable Travel in Canada By Allie Murray Filled with natural beauty, the coastlines and mainland of Canada have

HEALTH

Securing Freedom at the End of Life

Photo © Courtesy of Compassion and Choices | Medical Aid in Dying Urge New York Legislature to Allow Dying New Yorkers to End Needless Suffering

HUMAN RIGHTS

Providing Equal Access to Jobs for All

© Image Courtesy of Entertainment Industry Foundation/Delivering Jobs Everyone, including people with autism, intellectual and/or developmental differences, should have access to participate in the full

ARTS & CULTURE

Discover Local Art in New Haven

Photo © Courtesy of Artspace This October, locals and out-of-towners alike are invited to dig deeper into the rich and diverse artistic fabric of New

SUSTAINABILITY

New Yorkers Find HOPE For a Sustainable Future

Photo © Courtesy of The HOPE Program Building sustainable futures through comprehensive training, jobs, advancement and lifelong career support In communities hit hardest by the

CLIMATE

Fishing for a Future

Indonesia Blue Crab Fishers © Courtesy of Environmental Defense Fund In the face of climate change and overfishing, artisanal fishers battle to feed a growing

TRAVEL

Make the Most of Autumn Travel in Pennsylvania

Photo © Courtesy of Pennsylvania’s Americana Region Discover things to do in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region Spectacular landscapes and countless seasonal activities make fall in Pennsylvania’s

EVERYDAY HEROES

Limbs for Life Serves Amputees in Need

Photo © Pexels/Anna Shvets On average, 507 amputations take place each day in the U.S. alone. More than 2.1 million individuals are living with limb

DESTINATIONS

Escape to Alabama’s Beautiful Beaches

© Photos Courtesy of Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism Relaxing by the water, discovering outdoor adventures and indulging in delicious coastal cuisine. You can

FEEL GOOD RECIPES

Apple and Oat Breakfast Muffins

Photo © Courtesy of Egg Farmers of Ontario Loaded with fruit and healthy grains, these breakfast muffins will add a nutritious boost to your breakfast

HEALTH

Brighten your day with laughing yoga

Optimistic barefoot female sitting on mat near bed and potted plants and laughing while doing yoga at home © Photo by Cover Media Laughter yoga

SPORTS & FITNESS

Avalanche down Lightning, win Stanley Cup

Jun 26, 2022; Tampa, Florida, USA; Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar (8) celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning

ANIMAL

Supporting Ontario’s Equine Athletes

Photo © Courtesy of LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society Formed approximately 21 years ago by a group of thoroughbred racehorse owners and trainers concerned that there

FOOD

Upgrade to Green Grilling this BBQ Season

Family outdoors on garden barbecue, green grilling and talking. © Courtesy of News Canada BBQ season is officially here. You’ve assembled your patio furniture, planted

HEALTH

Coming Together: Mental Health at Work

© Unsplash/LinkedIn Sales Solutions | Mental Health at Work If you’re feeling stressed, anxious, worried, or fatigued, you’re not alone. Along with our personal lives,

TRAVEL

Welcome to Fairbanks, Alaska!

© Photo Courtesy of Explore Fairbanks, Alaska Whether you come seeking the beauty of a sparkling winter day, the summer’s everlasting sunshine, or to scan

TRAVEL

Beauty and Adventure in The Aleutians

© UNALASKA VISITORS BUREAU / Photos by John Kreye Windswept volcanic peaks surrounded by the sea, green valleys dotted with vibrant colours of wildflowers…the island

TRAVEL

A Page Worth Revisiting

Top Image © Antonio Pires For globe-trotters looking to venture beyond the Grand Canyon, there’s a place that holds its own list of must-see and

HEALTH

Together, When You Need it Most

© Courtesy of Campbell River Hospital Foundation With your help, we can help keep families close when it matters most. Imagine your loved one needing

YOUTH HEROES

The Magic of Summer Camp

Photo © J.Abram Photo/Easter Seals BC Yukon For parents of a child with a disability, caregiving can be 24 hours a day, seven days a

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CORPORATE HEROES

Refugee Family Celebrates 50 Years in Canada

Signing ceremony with (L to R) Rema Jamous-Imseis, Representative in Canada, UNHCR; Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees; Nimi Nanji-Simard, Director, Nanji Family Foundation;

FOOD

Make Your Grocery Trip Greener

TOP IMAGE © Courtesy of News Canada Shopping for food is a regular activity for most families, but have you considered how little changes you

two girls in lavender field
DESTINATIONS

Follow the Lavender Road

TOP IMAGE © Shay Cathleen Photography By Allie Murray Follow along the fields of purple while strolling through Ontario’s Purple Road and discover the beauty

CORPORATE HEROES

Harnessing the Power of Collaboration

TOP IMAGE: © Courtesy of Kentro Christian Network The problem of poverty is vast—felt both locally and internationally—and no one person or organization can conquer

LGBTQ+

Pride Toronto is Back in Person!

Myst Milano © Courtesy of Pride Toronto This June, Pride returns to Toronto to celebrate the diversity of the Greater Toronto Area’s 2LGBT2Q+ communities. Pride

As a certified Child Life Specialist, Shaindy Alexander gives emotional support to kids and teens in the palliative care program at SickKids. She uses play to create a safe outlet for their “wonders, worries, and wishes.”
CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Helping Kids Through Terminal Illness

Helping kids As a certified Child Life Specialist, Shaindy Alexander gives emotional support to kids and teens in the palliative care program at SickKids. She

CELEBRITY HEROES

P.K. Subban Gives Back to Montréal

Photo © Julien Cadena By Raye Mocioiu It’s comeback season for P.K. Subban. The star athlete is known for his commitment to giving back, and

EVERYDAY HEROES

Helping Communities Heal

TOP IMAGE © Pexels/Agung Pandit Wiguna After two years of adapting to the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, Roots Community Services is looking toward

DESTINATIONS

Why Ireland Should Be On Your Bucket List

TOP IMAGE: Travel to Ireland © Courtesy of Tourism Ireland When you think of Ireland a few things often come to mind—green landscapes, castles, coastline…

Making Sexual Health Accessible ASAAP
LGBTQ+

Making Sexual Health Accessible

© ASAAP Making Sexual Health Accessible ASAAP is a registered charity that provides culturally responsive holistic health promotion and support services to people from SAMEIC

Father’s Day Gifts that Give Back
EVERYDAY HEROES

Father’s Day Gifts that Give Back

Photo © Pexels/Josh Willink This Father’s Day, share the love with all the fathers in your life with gifts that give back! In this Father’s

EVERYDAY HEROES

Live the Garden Life

TOP IMAGE © Pexels/Sameera Madusanka  Gardening, no matter what you choose to grow, is a celebration of life and a therapeutic way to connect with

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HEALTH

Empowering Access to Sexual Health

© Pexels Nicholas Swatz Moyo Health and Community Services is a community and AIDS service organization (ASO) that has provided a growing array of health

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CELEBRITY HEROES

Steve Nash’s Off-the-Court Legacy

Photo © Evan Tanaka By Raye Mocioiu Sport has the power to change the world. Whether on the pitch or the court, sports bring together

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

A Safe Place to Speak

Photo © Courtesy of Assaulted Women’s Helpline Photo © Courtesy of Assaulted Women’s Helpline When you live with domestic abuse, there’s no easy way out.

SUSTAINABILITY

Grow Local This Season

© Photo courtesy of News Canada Gardening tips for spring and summer  Spring weather and spending more time at home may have you thinking about

FEEL GOOD RECIPES

Canada’s Best Organic Cheese For 30 Years

© Courtesy of Fromagerie L’Ancetre Discover L’Ancêtre’s extensive, multi-award-winning line of organic butter and cheeses, including cheddar, swiss, mozzarella, parmesan, gouda, and fondue. Since 1992,

FOOD

Ontario Honey for Every Season

© Photo by James McAlpine Ontario is home to a host of delightful honeys. The distinctive palate of flavours and aromas derives from floral sources

FOOD

Dig Into the Colours of Spring

Chef Rahil Rathod © Courtesy of Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Spring into Greenhouse Freshness Get ready for a fresh start to spring with this colourful

HUMAN RIGHTS

Rainbow Railroad is Doing Life-Saving Work

Photo Courtesy © TreadRight Foundation A Pathway to Freedom for the LGBTQI+ Community, Supported by the Treadright Foundation In a multicultural and diverse city like

HUMAN RIGHTS

From Loss to Landing

© Courtesy of Mothers Matter Centre The Mothers Matter Centre launches a May 2022 campaign to support refugee mothers and children. Globally, by the end

SUSTAINABILITY

Save Big on Sustainable Fashion

© Photo Courtesy of Talize The fashion industry is the second most polluting industry globally, contributing to ten percent of carbon emissions around the world.

CLIMATE

Conserve Land and You Conserve Life

Saba Ahmad and Bob Barnett © Photo by Sasha Sefter Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy’s (EBC’s) 25th Anniversary! EBC was formed in 1996 to protect and conserve

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

More Than a Place to Stay

© Images Courtesy of Halton Women’s Place At Halton Women’s Place we know that domestic violence has no boundaries and can happen to anyone, regardless

HUMAN RIGHTS

Investing in Women Around the World

© Photo Courtesy of Bigger Than Our Borders The pandemic has exacerbated the struggles faced by those in vulnerable communities, especially women. Even before the