Conventional wisdom in advertising says steer clear of politics. But at the Super Bowl, the Holy Grail of advertising, brands broke the rules.
Craig and Marc Kielburger
Craig and Marc Kielburger founded a platform for social change that includes Free The Children, Me to We and the youth empowerment movement, We Day.
Tyler and Alex Mifflin spent summers in the water. Childhood memories of canoe trips and pristine waves contrast heavily with something they heard from adults time and again: "Don't swim in Lake Ontario. It's too polluted."
Hundreds looked on as proud young men, decked out in crisp uniforms, led their parents onto the campus that will help unlock their future.
Standing in front of an auditorium of mostly white faces, the president of the Ontario Black History Society asked a group of elementary students what they knew of Black History Month. A precocious girl in the first grade raised her hand.
Search engines can seem like magic. You have a question; the Internet has the answer.
At three years old, David Patchell-Evans’ daughter seemed to retreat inward before his eyes. Once bubbly and bright, she began struggling with words she previously knew, stopped making eye contact and awoke screaming on many nights. When a doctor diagnosed Kilee with autism, he advised Patchell-Evans to institutionalize her and move on with his lif
Michelle was tired of slinging drinks as a bartender. At 42, she dreamed of a more fulfilling career. But as a high school dropout, her reading, writing and math skills were nowhere near good enough for the competitive Canadian job market.
The city of Seattle plans to never put another young person in jail. Is it a naïvely utopian vision, or an idea whose time has come?
When Archie Barrie heard pounding on his metal roof, the terrified child bolted into his mother’s arms. The two-year-old boy, who lives on a farm in central Australia, had never heard or seen rain before.
Lawyers and happiness: an unlikely pairing? Not in Bhutan.
In the fall of 2010, cholera arrived in Haiti like the serpent Hydra from Greek mythology. For every patient Dr. Denold Milsoit treated, two more would be carried in. Thousands would succumb to its poisonous bite.
In the small First Nations community of Moricetown, in central B.C., teens haunt the convenience stores and gas bars, their lives adrift. Locals call them "phantoms." Cain Michell, then 14, was one of them.