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Edelman Vancouver gives big to nonprofits

For the past four years, Edelman Vancouver, an independent public firm, has been launching an incredible corporate social responsibilty contest for local non profits called the Little Give....

passionTOaction: Five young women get passionate about sustainability

These Grade 11 students have a wide variety of interests -- from water, fossil fuels and waste reduction to deforestation, food security and youth empowerment.

Pain, poverty and pleasure: Shifting the perspective behind bars

For a 19-year-old woman, seeing life as an opportunity takes work, and a helping hand.

All new world for women in business

We are a part of the next generation of emerging leaders that, in a few years time, will take the reins in molding the world around us.

Young female offenders connect to the community through artwork

It’s project go time. The girls of Emerald and Asperity units in the Burnaby Youth Custody Center (BYCC) have created community projects and the projects have turned into innovative initiatives....

The power of showing up

When I work with people I have one rule: regardless of how good or bad your day is, show up. Show up for your commitments. Show up with your best self whatever state is it in. It’s amazing how hard...

Young women search for forgiveness in cycle of violence

Once a week I run a program out of the youth custody centre in Burnaby.  I work with a group of girls who experience a wide range of life challenges; most of these challenges relate to some form...

Let's put a stop to violence against young women

When is enough really enough? Three young women under 22 years of age, three different cities in the Lower Mainland, less than a month apart and all casualties of extreme violence. What is happening...