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Links to More than a passing grade

More than a passing grade

Grade 11, right after lunch. The sun has warmed the classroom to nap-inducing temperatures and the staccato clacking of chalk on a dusty blackboard is the only thing keeping you awake—and yet strangely, also lulling you into a stupor. You look over your next assignment without fully understanding it and suddenly find yourself wondering, “Is […]

date: September 7, 2021
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Links to Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher

Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher

All across the country parents are pulling out backpacks, replacing too-small running shoes, and wracking their brains for lunchbox combinations that won’t come home rejected. Teachers are setting up lessons and desks, preparing for the rush of noise, questions and energy that will wake their slumbering schoolrooms. It’s back-to-school time. It’s no secret that we […]

date: September 1, 2021
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Links to Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

There is something in your home that contributes to keeping you healthy more than you would ever give it credit for. What is that life-saving item? Your toilet. Though many of us wouldn’t have our toilet listed at the top of our daily gratitude list, it is something that is absolutely a critical part of […]

date: August 12, 2021
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Links to WATCH: Toronto teen speaks about making a difference for children in poverty

WATCH: Toronto teen speaks about making a difference for children in poverty

In February, Compassion partnered with Inspire Our Nation at the INSPIRE Youth Speakers’ Bootcamp. Teens had the opportunity to hear from speakers across Canada, learn and practice communication skills and prepare their own 5-minute talk on a topic of their choice. We were so inspired by the teens who shared about their faith, mental health, […]

date: August 11, 2021
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Links to Celebrating the world’s Indigenous peoples and partnerships that honour and empower

Celebrating the world’s Indigenous peoples and partnerships that honour and empower

Worldwide, there are more than 476 million Indigenous people and 5,000 Indigenous people groups spread across at least 90 countries. Although Indigenous peoples make up just 5 per cent of the world’s population, they account for about 15 per cent of the global extreme poor. Indigenous people are nearly three times more likely to be […]

date: August 5, 2021
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Links to Living the good life, right where we are: a poem from Hanesa Banks

Living the good life, right where we are: a poem from Hanesa Banks

Across the country, many are entering into the week of Canada Day celebrations with mixed feelings: we love so much about our country, but we also have heavy hearts. We continue to mourn with our Indigenous neighbours, as the unmarked graves of children are discovered across the country on the grounds of former residential schools. […]

date: June 30, 2021
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Links to “Love your Neighbour”: When kids learn what it means to step up for one another

“Love your Neighbour”: When kids learn what it means to step up for one another

Guest post by Halina Rose, teacher and Compassion volunteer from Québec. June is a good time to celebrate teachers! Possibly because we don’t have to see them until September… As a teacher, I don’t take this personally. I need the break too! In fact, the last six weeks of school are enough to bring many teachers to […]

date: June 23, 2021
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Links to Free downloads for families: Colouring sheets and scripture graphics for stay-at-home days

Free downloads for families: Colouring sheets and scripture graphics for stay-at-home days

Finding yourself with more time at home these days? We have some free downloads just for families and kids to help make your time fun, colourful, meaningful and centred on Jesus. Whether you want to read inspiring stories, memorize Scripture or colour together, we have something for you! ____ Read our new devotional on YouVersion […]

date: April 7, 2021
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Links to Ending child poverty is possible

Ending child poverty is possible

Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to An International Women’s Day conversation with Allison Alley and Clare Steele

An International Women’s Day conversation with Allison Alley and Clare Steele

To mark International Women’s Day, Compassion Canada’s President and CEO, Allison Alley, and Compassion Australia’s CEO, Clare Steele, connected for a live conversation about the current challenges faced by women living in poverty and how we can respond. Watch the recording of their conversation below! In this livestream, Clare and Allison discuss: The stories of […]

date: March 10, 2021
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