Friday, December 15, 2017

When Bad PR Happens to Good People

Most people don’t understand the amount of work and research that goes into a PR campaign. They think you pick up the phone, call a friend, and national news happen.  You know that going in, that very few people truly understand how much analysis and planning goes into creating a campaign that will stick. And […]

Brandon Schupp

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 […]

VoteSocial.ca

This election, advance polls suggest young adults, aged 18-30, may be engaging with the political process like they haven’t in a very long time. Perhaps like never before. Why? Because they can. Power, some say, is about cutting people off. Doctors and lawyers have a special language that takes years to learn, a way of […]

Reverend walks a mile in their shoes…

Rev. Dr. David Bruce making 42.2 KM trek to highlight plight of older homeless men and the only “home” many of them have. The average homeless member of The Good Neighbours’ Club walks as much as 15K per day in search of food, shelter and work. Reverend David Bruce wants them to know they’re not […]

The men of The Good Neighbours’ Club give to Japan

Dave Wheaton and Ray May are regular volunteers at The Good Neighbours Club, a day club for men who are 50 and over and homeless or marginally housed. They’ve both also been homeless, and have used the club to help them get back to a better life. They give back to the club that has […]

Irvin Waller, Victims’ Advocate

Babble On clients tend not to shy away from the tough subjects and Irvin Waller is certainly no exception.His book new book Rights for Victims of Crime:  Rebalancing Justice (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. – http://irvinwaller.org/) is a must read for anyone who pays taxes. Or anyone  who has ever been a victim of crime. […]

Megan McNeil, singer, loses battle with childhood cancer

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 – Will to Survive – Official Video

Megan McNeil knows what it’s like to battle childhood cancer. She wrote a song to help others through their adversity, especially kids battling cancer.

BCCCPA – Dan Mornar

Dan Mornar knows more about childhood cancer than anyone should have to. He is one of the founders of BCCCPA, an organization run by and for families of kids battling cancer which provides financial aid to childhood cancer families.

Meet James, through the eyes of Cameron

No eight year old should have to bury a friend. Cameron remembers his best friend, James Birrell, who died from neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer.

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