Link of the Day: The Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project

, July 6, 2011

“The Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project is our ongoing commitment to give back to the land that gives us so much. We’re hosting 20 events across the country with Evergreen, and we’ll plant 100,000 trees from coast to coast in partnership with Tree Canada. “But that’s just the beginning. Join us and millions of Canadians […]

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Link of the Day: People for Good

, July 5, 2011

Lately, you may have seen ads for People for Good scattered throughout the city. Their mission is “to make the world a better place, one good deed at a time. It may sound ambitious but it’s easier than you’d think.” The site asks for no donations, and simply exists to advance the idea of doing […]

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Link of the Day: Dress for Success

, June 29, 2011

“The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. “Founded in New York City in 1997, Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization offering services designed […]

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Link of the Day: Re-Cycle

, June 28, 2011

“In Britain,” the Re-Cycle website says, “millions of bikes are thrown away or lie unused in sheds, whilst many people in Africa have no access to transport of any kind. People spend hours each day walking to collect water, firewood or to access health care, school and employment. A bicycle lightens this burden and dramatically […]

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, June 27, 2011

You may have seen the ads on the subway for It’s a campaign that’s just been launched by OPGBiodiversity, which is itself a partnership between Ontario Power Generation and a wide range of conservation and environmental groups. This particular project is a collaboration with a group called LEAF, which is “dedicated to the protection […]

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Link of the Day: System Change Not Climate Change

, June 26, 2011

System Change Not Climate Change is a new multimedia campaign that the good people at the Council for Canadians plan to launch in full this September. It’s a program that seeks to define an emerging call for “system change” in relation to the climate crisis, and to point a new way toward real change and […]

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Link of the Day: The Make-A-Wish Foundation

, June 24, 2011

“Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions. From our humble beginnings with one boy’s wish to be a police officer, we’ve evolved into an organization that grants a child’s wish in the United States and its territories every 40 minutes. “In the fiscal year 2010, […]

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Link of the Day: Mother Jones

, June 23, 2011

“Mother Jones is a nonprofit news organization that specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting. We currently have two main ‘platforms’: an award-winning bimonthly national magazine (circulation 240,000), and a website featuring new, original reporting 24-7. (In the past we’ve had a radio show and TV specials; theme parks are in the conceptual stage.) […]

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Link of the Day: Diabetes Summer Surge

, June 22, 2011

The Diabetes Summer Surge is a campaign created by the Canadian Diabetes Association, a terrific organization dedicated to helping Canadian diabetics live healthy lives and working toward a cure. “Host or support an event between June 20th and September 15th and raise funds and awareness for the Diabetes Summer Surge campaign. Involve your family, friends […]

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Link of the Day: AI50

, June 21, 2011

“50 years ago, Peter Benensen was outraged when he heard of two Portuguese students imprisoned for raising their wine glasses in a toast to freedom. He was moved to act, and put pen to paper to voice his anger. One man spoke out against the obvious injustice these two students were facing, and the world’s […]

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