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Don some golden gloves, and make someone happy

Jim Pappas
CJNU

In my elementary years I attended Laura Secord School on Wolseley Avenue. In grade six I had a classroom teacher called Blanche Coxworth. She was an amazing teacher, very committed to her students and giving them as much passion as she possessed.

One thing she taught us has stayed with me all my life. Every day before we began the school day we all had to put on our “golden gloves”, to do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Such a simple concept, yet it seems to have eluded many people in our world today. Continue reading Don some golden gloves, and make someone happy

Empower a girl, and she’ll help change the world

The worldwide Because I am a Girl movement believes investing in girls will create a brighter future for everyone. Canada’s Because I am a Girl “plan” is seeking to recruit a million female Canadians to help raise funds to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide.

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Myrna Driedger Broadway Journal
Myrna Driedger
Broadway Journal

These days we sometimes take for granted the strides women have made in the areas of education, business, science and technology. The opportunities for women in Canada are immense due to the access of higher education and opportunities for career advancement within a broad range of industries. Continue reading Empower a girl, and she’ll help change the world