One of the things we love about what we do is helping clients find ways of connecting meaningfully with the audiences that matter to them. Seton Canada cares an awful lot about the people who buy from them, enough that they wanted to create a magazine and video series that would help their customers better [...]
Some boys need more structure than the world is inclined to give them. Some have ADHD, ADD or other learning disabilities. Others have struggled academically, or with drugs and alcohol. Some get in trouble with the law. The Robert Land Academy is a military themed school, the only one of its kind in Canada. It [...]
Looking for a few suggestions on how to get over the anxiety of public speaking? I have some fast tips and suggestions that I hope will help you.
Malaria is no laughing matter but comedian Matt Disero (who opens for Drew Carey and Jerry Seinfeld) and David Peck, the founder of So Change, a social justice organization, know that if you don’t engage your audience, you might as well be laughing alone. So they created Mosquitoes Suck, a fast-paced, laugh-packed, high-energy school show [...]
“I like your Santa Claus, Joe,” I said of the pin attached to the pocket of a man I’d just met at The Good Neighbours’ Club, a day club for older men who are homeless or marginally housed. “I love Christmas” he said, grinning ear to ear. “I’ve been a member of the club for [...]
It could not have been easy for Suzanne McNeil to go to the recent Solving Kids Cancer gala in New York knowing her daughter’s video would be playing on a big screen. Suzanne lost her daughter Megan just a few months ago at the age of 20 from the childhood cancer she had battled so [...]
He was one of Reader’s Digest Heroes of the Year, named in 2007 for the previous year, along with four others, including Stephen Lewis. His name is Brandon Schupp, and when I met him via Mary Lye and David Stones then at The Childhood Cancer Foundation, Brandon was 13, and wanting to climb a ten [...]
The odds were against Megan McNeil even leaving the hospital when she was first diagnosed with adrenal cancer at the age of 16. Megan, however, wasn’t going to go without a fight, and fight she did, not just for herself but for the hundreds of scared kids she’d met in the childhood cancer wards and [...]
Discovered by top producer, Megan McNeil’s “The Will to Survive” captured hearts across North America and gave hope to many January 29, 2011 – Vancouver, BC – Megan McNeil, 20, a singer who captured the hearts of North Americans with her song about what it’s like to be a kid battling childhood cancer, has died. [...]
Megan McNeil is a messenger of hope to kids battling cancer – and anyone who needs a little inspiration to go on on really bad days.