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by Joan Kelley Walker Being Thankful It seems like a no brainer. Supporting charitable organizations and doing acts of kindness is the right thing to do. Most people get that. My family and many Canadians are very privileged. I feel we have an obligation to give back,...

by Joan Kelley Walker   Dani and John with pictures of the children they sponsor through World Vision. Photo courtesy of the Gattinger family. There's nothing I admire more than a couple with an enduring love and a commitment to giving back. Such is the case of John...

by Joan Kelley Walker Photo: World Vision As a child advocate, I recently had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia to see some of the work World Vision is doing to make a difference. It was also the first time I took my sons to see how...

  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="630"] BEN HEYS VIA GETTY IMAGES[/caption] I got to meet eight-year-old Sileap and his family in their home. Photo: Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker As a child advocate, I recently had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia to see some of the work World Vision...

When it comes to malnutrition, babies are among the world's most vulnerable people. In places like Cambodia, World Vision's Starting Strong program protects little ones from life-long stunting and death. Photo: World Vision As a child advocate, I recently had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia to see...

by Joan Kelley Walker Mauril Bélanger, MP, was recently named Honorary Speaker for a day in the House of Commons. He had put his name forward for the official position of House Speaker before his diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou...

Mauril Bélanger, MP, was recently named Honorary Speaker for a day in the House of Commons. He had put his name forward for the official position of House Speaker before his diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. He...

There nothing like a change of season to make you rethink your wardrobe. To find out what to wear this spring and summer 2016, I spoke to Molly Fitzpatrick, the Chair of Scrubs in the City, a Sick Kids Hospital Foundation, who also happens to be a...

The Boston Marathon has always been one of the most prestigious of the major marathons since it began, April 19, 1897. This year, runners from all over the world stepped their way along the same winding, 42.2km course the marathon has followed for many decades. Race...

The 45th annual Juno Awards will be broadcast this Sunday, April 3, from Calgary. The Junos highlight Canada's very best musical talent in many categories, including Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year. One of the contenders in this category is Hamilton, Ontario's own band The City Harmonic. The...