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I Remember the Day I Met My Parents

Steve Marchand | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada Living
Steve Marchand

I remember the exact day I met my parents. Not many people can say that. It was on my 10th birthday. February 23, 1979, to be precise. Danielle, the Social Worker in charge of my case since I had become an orphan four years earlier, drove me to a restaurant where she introduced me to a nice young couple. Today however, after a long and intense look into my past, the scene that took place some 35 years ago is a comforting memory not only because it coincides with the real beginning of my life, but because it also serves as a reminder of all that had to happen in the years before that meeting.

Tips For Eco-Friendly Family Travel

Emma Waverman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Travel
Emma Waverman

My recent trip got me thinking about how I could be a better, more responsible traveler. How could I teach my children to enjoy travel, but also do it in an eco and culturally responsible way? I was not surprised to find that I am not alone in trying to find that balance.

How Is The Internet Changing Adoption?

CP | David Crary, The Associated Press | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Impact

NEW YORK, N.Y. - In the emotion-charged realm of adoption, the Internet has been a transformative force, often for good, sometimes for ill.It has faci...