Education and Moral Ethics for a Better World?

I recently attended Montreal’s second annual Peace through Religion Conference. Created in response to the September 11th attacks in New York City, the conference aims to promote dialogue and respect between all world faiths and religions. In hopes perhaps, that peace can be achieved through…

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What about Privilege?

It is through raising public awareness and engaging various communities and their members in myriad ways that we can take proactive steps toward changing the culture of violence (global, physical, sexual and otherwise) around which our society is structured.

Seeing is Believing: How Localizing Our Economies Will Create a Better World

Consumers must take action. We must demand ethical products that do not put profit over people. This however, is easier said than done. We have created a capitalist culture where our happiness lies in how much we consume and how little we pay for it.

When Can We all Smile with Dignity?

Oral health is a vital part of our overall health and wellbeing, and the right to dental care is about the right to eat, smile and live with dignity. ‘Smile with Dignity’ is on a mission to gather the stories of people’s teeth, and with…

CYH Volunteer Shama Dhalwani

My Experience at Check Your Head

In early August, I had my first experience working as a volunteer with Check Your Head. I first heard about this experience through friends at school and I hoped that it would be something that would interest me. Being in Grade 12 this coming year…

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Summer 2011 at Check Your Head

Even though most B.C. schools were out on holidays this summer, Check Your Head was still very busy with exciting projects and really cool initiatives and opportunities. The summer gives us the chance to adapt our workshops in fun ways and work with diverse audiences…