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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.

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Bick’s Pickle co-founder dies

Walter Bick, co-founder of Bick’s Pickle died on Oct. 17, 2011 at the age of 94 after suffering a stroke two weeks prior.

In the weeks before his death, he talked about his success stories with his children.

The Bick’s pickle story is truly a story of great Canadian success.

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Canada Reads true stories too

The CBC has unveiled a new kind of reality show. “Canada Reads,” CBC Radio’s annual literature debate show first went to air in 2001 to encourage people to discover books written by Canadian authors. For…