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Can Online Petitions Change the World?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Skeptics take heed: to dismiss online activism as mere slacktivism is to ignore one of the very real positive social benefits of the internet. But a warning to activists as well: e-petitions can help you change the world, but only when mixed with a little old-school elbow grease.

The Nobel Peace Prize Winner Who Deserves Freedom

Amanda Kloer | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Impact
Amanda Kloer

For most countries, a citizen receiving the prestigious Nobel Prize is a source of pride and honor. But it was not so for China when the Nobel committee honored Liu Xiaobo for his nonviolent efforts to promote democracy, reform, and openness in China.

A Nobel Prize for Malala: Would You Vote Yes?

Jordy Gold | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Impact
Jordy Gold

On October 9, millions were shocked to hear that 15-year-old Malala Yusufzai, the Pakistani girls' education rights advocate, had been shot in the head by a Taliban gunman. Tarek Fatah, decided to take a few minutes to put up a petition on Change.org asking the Nobel Foundation to select Malala for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. He never counted on helping to mobilize nearly half a million people around the world.

For Malala: The Girl who Brought Canada Together

Tarek Fatah | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Impact
Tarek Fatah

We did it! After tens of thousands of Canadians and even more people from around the world signed my petition on Change.org, we got every single party leader to get behind the campaign to unanimously nominate Malala Yousufzai for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. I had never imagined that not one, but all of our federal parties and leaders would end up supporting the campaign to support a girl halfway around the world.

Enough Is Enough: Teen Calls On Mag To Cut Back On Photoshopping

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Canadian model Coco Rocha isn't the only one who's angry over the way models are being Photoshopped by magazines. Julia Bluhm, a 14-year-old girl, ...

Next Game-Changer Could Be A World-Changer

www.bloomberg.com | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada Business

Everyone remembers how fast EBay (EBAY), Facebook, YouTube and other websites that have changed our world grew. It's almost six years since Twitter w...