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The Breakfast Club of Canada is a non-for profit organization that provides children with a healthy breakfast at school who otherwise may not have had the opportunity to have one. One of the fundamental goals of the club founder Daniel Germain is solving poverty and changing history. By adding a few changes to their existing program they could further their cause of eradicating poverty.

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I am going to volunteer with the Breakfast Club of Canada.  This organizations mission is to provide children with the nutrients the need to complete a good day at school. They do this by providing children with breakfast, which is the most important meal of the day. This organization states that the number of vulnerable children in areas may arrive at school without having eaten; this is something that is increasing. One in seven children is at risk, in Canada.

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In the Academic Journal Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, Shan Jin, Nazeem Muharjarine, Jennifer Cushon and Hyun J. Lim wrote an article on March 1, 2013 named “Factors Associated with Childhood Depression in Saskatoon Students: A Multilevel Analysis”. They chose to investigate the whys behind childhood depression because most adults nowadays affected by depression have most likely suffered from mild to high level depression as children.

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“Impossible!” would shout the average person who has attended an eastern European wedding. Alcohol is so intertwined with the cultural traditions of Slavs that a dry wedding would be hard to imagine but not for Priest Włdysław Zązel who is the leading figure of the movement “Wedding of the Weddings”.

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It has always baffled me that Americans are able to claim to be animal rights activists while simultaneously sitting down to a nice steak dinner. It seems to me that “ignorance is bliss” should be a slogan printed on every neatly packaged corpse able to be purchased in a super market. Namit Arora, author of “On Eating Animals”, brings up an interesting point: why are we okay with eating some animals, such as chickens, pigs, and cows, but are outraged at the idea of eating “cute” animals such as cats and dogs (p. 28)?

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After reading this article on the Montreal Gazette tonight, I decided to re-write my news summary because I thought this one was more of a feel-good topic. The article, written by June Thompson, features a local group called the Morning Walkers have been together for 20 years on Friday. The members are all between 55 and 85 years of age and joined the group to take up a healthier lifestyle.

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