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National Bank Delivers Meals to Families Across Canada

On a sunny day in Vancouver, three National Bank Private Banking 1859 employees were busy loading their cars with freshly prepared meals. The meals were a part of National Bank’s…

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Stepping Up to Create a Two-for-One Solution

In times of crisis, individuals and organizations show leadership by stepping up to fill a need. As we faced the initial onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, one such leader was…

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Making Transformational Change

Streetohome strives to broker and leverage the integration of evidence-based and promising practices that address gaps in the current homelessness services system. 2018 was dedicated to implementing several innovative initiatives…

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Changing Lives & Helping Youth Achieve What’s Important in Their Lives

It takes a village to raise a child, and no one knows it better than those who work with youth directly in supporting them through their challenges. Recognizing that youth…

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Better Futures for Youth, Families and Society

“Family is everything for me,” says Francesco Aquilini, in his office at Rogers Arena. “It’s the foundation of our society. That’s what a country is, families coming together. The minute…

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David Sidoo: paying it forward

A smile rarely leaves the face of David Sidoo, a charming, affable star football player turned successful business man, and philanthropist. You could easily be fooled into thinking he was…

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Odlum Brown: small acts of kindness pay big dividends

Debra Hewson’s dad would often say, “The true test of a person’s character is what they do when no one is watching.” And that’s what makes Debra the proudest of…

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Walking softly, leaving a big imprint

Penny Nardelli is accustomed to walking gently in the world, quietly leaving a big imprint in people’s lives through thoughtful and deliberate deeds. When her friend, the late businesswoman and…

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A lifelong dedication to helping the homeless

When Heather and Lloyd Craig’s lives intersected with homelessness more than 40 years ago, they had no idea it would become a lifelong preoccupation. She was a public health nurse…

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Frank Giustra’s bleeding heart

Frank Giustra has always followed his heart – whether that’s ascending to the top of the heap in the mining industry, or charting a new course in the film industry….

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