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A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?

Laughter Yoga helps restore psychological and physical health around the world

The first time Amy Kiara Ruth took a Laughter Yoga class she found it, "awkward and bizarre to be laughing with total strangers." Then she gave in, laughing harder than ever...

Weaving a web of safety in Metro Vancouver

“I’m going to grab you by the scruff of the neck and take you up to the Transit Authority, when we get to Lougheed,” I heard the man behind me threaten.  It was early evening on January 5, 2016...

Better than a New Year's resolution: a holiday recipe for wholeness

You can’t make gingerbread with only ginger. A New Year’s resolution based on willpower alone is a like a single ingredient cake recipe — not very tasty. To create lasting change that transforms your...

After the Paris attacks, connecting with each other and ourselves

Speaking with those in Paris during the attacks and a friend from the Middle East — give human context to a terrible event.

What does the Iran nuclear deal mean for Iran, the Middle East and the world?

We can’t protect life in a vacuum. The Iran nuclear deal offers Iran the hope of normalizing its economy and opening relations with the world.

Getting over past fears and sparking transformation

We were all surprised when she cowered behind me trembling, frozen in fear at the sight of the two girls. I gently encouraged her, while the girls stood quietly by…
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