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5 types of volunteer work

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There are many ways to help and volunteer your time. You can provide manual labor or you can mentor, sell,… Read more »

What NOT to do when volunteering

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Having the proper mindset is essential when volunteering. To get the most out of the experience, you should understand that… Read more »

Notable Indigenous People in recent history

Tom Longboat, Richard Wagamese and Buffy Sainte-Marie

Many Indigenous men and women have made their marks in the fields of sports, politics, the arts and many others…. Read more »

5 notable Indigenous historical figures

Chief Tecumseh, St. Kateri, and Gabriel Dumont

As the original inhabitants of this land, it is undeniable that Indigenous Peoples played an instrumental role in forming the… Read more »

Did you know that Canada Day used to be called Dominion Day?

Painting of Fathers of Confederation

Of course you know that July 1 is Canada Day, the country’s birthday. But did you know that the celebration… Read more »

“Releasing pent up rage is good” and other myths about anger

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Are you a rage monster? Or are you one of those martyrs who silently hides their anger inside? How you… Read more »

Cool it: Tricks and tips to manage anger better

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Anger is one of our most misunderstood emotions. Many of us want to avoid it, while others seem to be… Read more »

5 benefits of gardening you may not know

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It’s gardening season! Starting a garden is a great idea especially if you love nature and the outdoors. Also, did… Read more »

5 gardening hazards you should watch out for

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Are you a seasoned green thumb who knows their plants by name (and also sings to them)? Or a first… Read more »

Top tips for smart voters

Winnipeg's City Hall

Did you know that municipal elections will be held on October 24th of this year? On this date, Manitobans will… Read more »

The most Canadian things to do this summer

prairie landscape with yellow flowers, Winnipeg Manitoba

You made it through a Canadian winter! It wasn’t so bad was it? Now that’s spring is finally here, you… Read more »

Have you heard about the Sixties Scoop?

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The implementation of the Sixties Scoop (or ’60s Scoop) is one of the dark chapters in Canada’s history. It is… Read more »

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