Javelin thrower Hannah Morningstar a role model for all

On the morning of her first major competition, Hannah Morningstar was struggling just to think. It was at the 2014 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Regina, Sask., and the then 13-year-old was trying to find a way to throw her javelin as best as she could. “On that day, I woke up feeling extremely […]

Sponsors of Syrian refugee family wanted to make a difference

The Toronto couple acknowledged that they had been moved to sponsor a Syrian family with children after the sheer tragedy of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who was found dead on the beaches of Turkey. The couple joined an existing private sponsorship group, Kensington Assistance for Refugees (KARE), last year.

Migrant workers in rural Ontario live in ‘slavery’-like conditions: activist

Imagine living in a garage, the size of two cars, with 25 other people. Imagine having to do that and also to share three washrooms. It’s an example of the modern slavery atmosphere in some rural Ontario farms that never gets talked about, according to Chris Ramsaroop, an activist with Justicia for Migrant Workers.