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Meet Mrs. Clean

One Canadian’s mission to help us keep our own corners of the world litter-free.


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Christmas Gifts Out of the Box

It's tough to find the perfect gift for that person who has everything. If you're stumped, have a look at...


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Best Teacher Gift Ideas

You don't have to spend a fortune to give a gift a teacher will adore. Here are teacher-approved gift suggestions...


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Community Meals Start at The Stop

Nick Saul ensures that The Stop is more than just a food bank. Its members feel like they are part...


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“You’re Not Alone”

This is the message that the teen founders of an anti-bullying website want victims to hear.


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Mom’s Favourite Expression

Mom was always there to cook your meals and to cure what ails you. And she always had some timely...


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Calgary’s Fairy Godmothers

A novel project provides grad dresses to those who can't afford them


Have a Laugh With Dad

We gathered some of our favourite jokes about Dad. Share them with your Dad on Father's Day.

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Celebrating Dad

Dad works hard for his family and deserves to have a day to be honoured. Here's everything you need to...


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His Passion Can Never Die

What kind of legacy does a husband and father leave?


10 Movies About Moms

Numerous movies over the years have celebrated motherhood as a central theme. There've been good mothers, bad mothers, and everything...


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How Figure Skating is Judged

Are  you a fan of figure skating? If so, you've probably questioned how, exactly, the judges score the skaters. Wonder...


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Faces of Skate Canada

Made up of Canada's finest figure skaters in all disciplines-singles, pairs and ice dance-Skate Canada's 2008-2009 Senior National Team is...


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Community Service Hero: Lorraine Palardy

We asked you to tell us whom you consider a hero in education, community service, rescue, public life and health....


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Education Hero: Ellen Szita

We asked you to tell us whom you consider a hero in education, community service, rescue, public life and health....


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Public Life Hero: Margaret Catley-Carlson

We asked you to tell us whom you consider a hero in education, community service, rescue, public life and health....

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What Is a Hero?

You're probably asking yourself this question, and wondering if anyone you know might be a Reader's Digest hero. Read on...


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Rescue Hero: Susan Fyfe

We asked you to tell us whom you consider a hero in education, community service, rescue, public life and health....


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Who is Santa Claus?

He's our favourite jolly old elf. Whether you know him as St. Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas or Santa Claus,...


Christmas Traditions

For every Christmas that passes, it becomes easier to forget the true origins and meaning of the festive holiday-and who...


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Hanukkah’s Memorial

Hanukkah is known to many as eight days of fun and healthy appetites, but this holiday is literally a “dedication”...

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Is Online Shopping Really More Eco-Friendly?

Shoping online is convenient and certainly easier than heading out to the store in bad weather or at peak hours....


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A 007 Trivia Primer

How much do you know about the man called 007? James Bond is a character created by Ian Fleming, featured...


On Call For You: Toronto

Here at Station 325, smack in Toronto's east end, the guys work a 24 hour shift every 28 days. Ride...


On Call For You: Montreal

Montreal firefighters transformed a trailer into a fire-scene simulator to provide kids with hands-on lessons as they learn about fire...


On Call For You: Halifax

More than 80 percent of fire departments in Canada are partially or fully volunteer. These Halifax-area volunteer firefighters respond to...


On Call For You: Vancouver

Firefighters need to be prepared for anything at a moment's notice. It all starts with keeping every piece of equipment,...