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Bettering the Local Food System with Meal Exchange

Bettering the Local Food System with Meal Exchange

  As we head into 2020 with the climate crisis top of mind, it’s important to recognize the powerful work Meal Exchange has been accomplishing since 1993. If you somehow haven’t heard of Meal Exchange, here’s your chance. Meal Exchange (MX) is a national non-profit...

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Inspiring the Next Generation with TakingITGlobal

Inspiring the Next Generation with TakingITGlobal

  You may have heard of Toronto Entertainment District organization TakingITGlobal (TIG), but we’re here to break down exactly what it does for our community and around the world. Founded in 1999, TIG is centered around its core belief that creativity, technology and...

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Forests Ontario: Planting the way to a better future

Forests Ontario: Planting the way to a better future

  Forests are integral to vibrant and healthy communities and economies. From its office in the Toronto Entertainment District, Forests Ontario is making greenery a priority, planting the seeds (literally and figuratively) for a better future. Through immersive...

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Coding for a cause with Canada Learning Code

Coding for a cause with Canada Learning Code

  Canada Learning Code believes digital literacy are key tools of empowerment for everyone. It has become increasingly vital for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to learn the core language of the digital world. Many people, in particular women and girls,...

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LetsStopAIDS: Activism and Stigma-Free Knowledge Exchange

LetsStopAIDS: Activism and Stigma-Free Knowledge Exchange

LetsStopAIDS is a Canadian youth-HIV charity that focuses on HIV prevention and knowledge exchange by engaging young people and fostering leadership.     Since the first case of HIV appeared in Canada in March 1982, activists across the nation have worked tirelessly...

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VIBE Arts is Providing Youth with Arts Education and Mentorship

VIBE Arts is Providing Youth with Arts Education and Mentorship

If you’ve ever walked through the beautiful 401 Richmond building and wondered who occupied all the different office spaces, here’s one organization you’ll want to meet! As the restored heritage building acts as an arts and culture hub in the Toronto Entertainment...

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In conversation with Innocence Canada

In conversation with Innocence Canada

‘Innocent until proven guilty.’ This nuanced statement appearing in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms becomes much more complex when put into practice. There are, unfortunately, several factors that could lead to the conviction of an innocent person. Enter...

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25 Years of Ending Youth Homelessness with Eva’s

25 Years of Ending Youth Homelessness with Eva’s

The City of Toronto is one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Yet, we have the largest homeless population in Canada. As temperatures dip, especially last week, when Toronto reached -21 degrees (not to mention the wind chill!), the city’s homeless are left no...

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