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Following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit northeast Japan on March 11, 2011, which was followed by a devastating tsunami that could end up claiming more than 10,000 lives, the thought on many people's minds is: how can I help?
If you use Twitter or you happened to check out the news today, you probably heard... 
When you're thinking about studying abroad - for a month, a year or more - there are...
You may have heard that this week (and the first full week of February every year) is International Development Week across Canada. Check out these lists of events and get moving!
There must be some connection between writers and living abroad, because an awful lot of creative writers seem to move around. 
Sometimes the best way to explain how to do something, is to explain how NOT to do something.
How great would it be if people - organizations and government bodies, especially - didn't try to cover up all their mistakes and failures?
Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. No matter where you were at that time last year, you probably saw some of the images coming out of the nation that day, as over 500,000 Haitians were either killed or injured and 1,000,000 people became homeless. 
Looks like 2011 is going to be a very green year for consumers! 
If you've taken a gap year or you're thinking about it, consider this a cautionary tale. 
Can volunteer work in Afghanistan and Iraq deter young Canadian Muslims with a potential for "radicalization to violence" from engaging in jihadist violence? 
This Friday, Dec. 10 is International Human Rights Day - the day when the United Nations encourages the world to recognize human rights defenders and support the work they're doing to protect their rights and those of others. So what are you doing on Friday?
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