15
OCT
2013

Strong and Courageous, Not Afraid or Terrified (David Ducklow)

Malala Yousafzai and two other girls were shot by a member of the Taliban last year on their way to school. Malala was an outspoken critic of the Taliban’s tactics in her native Swat Valley, and the soldiers were attempting to shut her up for good. But after their recovery, the
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28
SEP
2013

To Stand for Reconciliation and Friendship (Axel Schoeber)

In the pouring rain, 70,000 people walked on Sunday morning (September 22) to stand for reconciliation and friendship with First Nations in our country. The turnout, despite the weather, exceeded the dream of the native elder who initiated the idea by 60,000 and the hopes of the organ
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27
MAY
2013

Dr. Walter Lawrence (Honoris Causa)

Walt Lawrence was (and is) a handsome, personable, motivated, athletically gifted Canadian. But in one adolescent instant, his dreams of a hockey career dissolved and his life was drastically changed when a diving accident left him quadriplegic. For many years, Walt did not want to li
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15
MAY
2013

“Just Tea” from Kenya (David Ducklow)

If you like great Kenyan tea and you love Kenya and its people, check out Just Tea, a non profit Vancouver organization that advocates on behalf of Kenyan tea farmers so they may earn a just wage. Then these farmers may work themselves out of poverty and into greater dignity and faith
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13
APR
2013

Join the Movement — Half the Sky

After reading Half the Sky, a women’s book group wanted to make a difference – a real difference. They dreamt, created, argued, consulted, prayed and decided to showcase charitable organizations that actively rescue and work with women and girls. Note: this group decided not to form a
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