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Research team examines who’s most likely to move to rural Canada

Research team examines who’s most likely to move to rural Canada

A study by Western researchers shows most newcomers – and the majority of Canadians ─ choose to live in cities. It’s a historical trend negatively impacting smaller communities looking to counteract the effects of an aging population, declining birth …

Bringing empathetic healing to the community

Bringing empathetic healing to the community

Your story isn’t over yet; That message on a simple plaque – intentionally continuing its thought via a semi-colon – is the first thing visitors see when they enter Rebecca Machado’s office at Daya Counselling Centre in downtown London. The plaque was a gift from a...

United Way giving translates into community healing

United Way giving translates into community healing

That message on a simple plaque – intentionally continuing its thought via a semi-colon – is the first thing visitors see when they enter Rebecca Machado’s office at Daya Counselling Centre in downtown London. The plaque was a gift from a client who, before counselling, had contemplated suicide.

Facing dementia with strength and resilience

Facing dementia with strength and resilience

On Sundays when he was much younger, Anthony Carapinha would tag along with his Mom to the nursing home where she worked as a long-term care provider. “I would sit with Mr. Jones, Mr. Boyle and an international judge who spoke five different languages – all at once,”...

Scholar shedding light on how animals perceive threats

Scholar shedding light on how animals perceive threats

It was Badru Mugerwa’s curiosity that drove him to find out who, or what, was killing the cat. The African Golden Cat, to be more specific. But, he wondered, was it actually being killed? Or was ecotourism behind its marked drop in sightings in the Bwindi National...

Entrepreneur inspires girls to pursue education

Entrepreneur inspires girls to pursue education

Roberta Lindal, BA’14, credits an early mentor for sparking her idea to create clothing that inspires girls to pursue their education, and help others who face incredible obstacles in their learning.

Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry

Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry

In its early days, the video game industry was perceived as a fun, high-tech business where young creative types were ‘paid to play games all day.’ Then, in 2004, in an open letter to Electronic Arts (EA) executives, a disgruntled partner of an EA employee brought the...

Bringing empathetic healing to the community

Bringing empathetic healing to the community

Your story isn’t over yet; That message on a simple plaque – intentionally continuing its thought via a semi-colon – is the first thing visitors see when they enter Rebecca Machado’s office at Daya Counselling Centre in downtown London. The plaque was a gift from a...

United Way giving translates into community healing

United Way giving translates into community healing

That message on a simple plaque – intentionally continuing its thought via a semi-colon – is the first thing visitors see when they enter Rebecca Machado’s office at Daya Counselling Centre in downtown London. The plaque was a gift from a client who, before counselling, had contemplated suicide.

Facing dementia with strength and resilience

Facing dementia with strength and resilience

On Sundays when he was much younger, Anthony Carapinha would tag along with his Mom to the nursing home where she worked as a long-term care provider. “I would sit with Mr. Jones, Mr. Boyle and an international judge who spoke five different languages – all at once,”...

Scholar shedding light on how animals perceive threats

Scholar shedding light on how animals perceive threats

It was Badru Mugerwa’s curiosity that drove him to find out who, or what, was killing the cat. The African Golden Cat, to be more specific. But, he wondered, was it actually being killed? Or was ecotourism behind its marked drop in sightings in the Bwindi National...

Entrepreneur inspires girls to pursue education

Entrepreneur inspires girls to pursue education

Roberta Lindal, BA’14, credits an early mentor for sparking her idea to create clothing that inspires girls to pursue their education, and help others who face incredible obstacles in their learning.

Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry

Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry

In its early days, the video game industry was perceived as a fun, high-tech business where young creative types were ‘paid to play games all day.’ Then, in 2004, in an open letter to Electronic Arts (EA) executives, a disgruntled partner of an EA employee brought the...