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Canadian Hero Fund Banners – Add These To Your Website or Blog and Show Your Support!

December 8, 2009 Leave a comment

Please feel free to use these Banners that our friends over at KMSM.CA (@kmsmca on Twitter) developed for us to show your support for Canadian Hero Fund (

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Tim Peters Fundraising Page For Canadian Hero Fund

November 29, 2009 Leave a comment

Tim Peters Fundraising Page For Canadian Hero Fund.

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Excited To Be Attending TEDxTO

September 8, 2009 Leave a comment


I was honoured to learn I received an invitation to attend the TEDxTO Conference ( that takes place September 10, 2009 in Toronto. There is going to be an amazing and diverse group of speakers at the conference (see If these speakers are of interest to you there are going to be venues setup across the city that will be broadcasting the conference- see website for more details.

One Lap Top Per Child

August 13, 2009 Leave a comment

A great video showing the functionality of the One Lap Top Per Child Computers: 

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How TOMS Shoes Was Born

August 13, 2009 Leave a comment
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charity: water

August 13, 2009 Leave a comment

charity: water – an amazing charity and a great marketing video:

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Charity industry gets some needed scrutiny

August 13, 2009 Leave a comment



Charity is big business in this country. Canada has 84,771 registered charities that together reported donations of $10-billion in the last 12-month period for which statistics are available. This is five times the revenue of Tim Hortons. More than 23 million people, or 84 per cent of the Canadian population over the age of 15, made personal donations to charities (and other non-profit organizations) and were apparently ready to give more – provided they could be persuaded that their money would be used productively. In one 2008 survey, 80 per cent of people cited a need for more information about charities; in another, 33 per cent cited a lack of confidence in them.

The question is: Can one of the tools of capitalism – professional scrutiny by investment analysts – give wary donors the information they need to make sound donations?

Article Continued At The Globe & Mail:

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