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Joshua Ostroff

TV Host Tyrone Edwards Talks White Privilege And Black Lives Matter

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada Living

"Black lives matter. Can we say that? Because if you can't even say it, how can people feel it?"

Joshua Ostroff

Vishal Vijay Is Changing The World (After He's Done His Homework)

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Parents

The teen started a non-profit to help children in poverty.

Joshua Ostroff

Systemic Racism Bigger Than Police Says CFL Legend Pinball Clemons

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living

"We talk about the police but we don't talk about the judge, we don't talk about the [store] clerk. This is a comprehensive experience."

Margaret Trudeau Calls Indigenous Mental Health Crisis 'Our Shame Forever'

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.27.2016 | Canada Parents

"I think the opportunities to access help are just not there for people in the north."

Joshua Ostroff

LGBT Icon Warns Millions Of Followers About Trump-Pence Homophobia

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Living

"Donald Trump is horrible in so many ways but [Pence] is incredibly homophobic and I don't think that’s been highlighted a lot during this election."

Paula Abdul Endorses Hillary Clinton In 'Troubling' U.S. Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Living

"Everything's going to end up being OK. It's just a nightmare right now."

Mike Downie: Let's Do More To Embrace Indigenous Canadians

Hannah Alper | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Living
Hannah Alper

Before Gord, Mike Downie and Pearl (Chanie Wenjack's sister) got on stage at WE Day, I knew about the conditions of the indigenous communities, but like most Canadians, we weren't taught what a residential school was and why both the truth and reconciliation is so important to not only the indigenous community.

Gord And Mike Downie Pass The Torch To WE Day Toronto's Youth

The Huffington Post Canada | Lisa Yeung | Posted 10.23.2016 | Canada Living

They told Chanie Wenjack's story to 20,000 students Wednesday. And the students listened.

Joshua Ostroff

Margaret Trudeau Analyzes Trump's Mental Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Politics

"... he's so involved in his own self that he forgets he's presidential and should be looking at issues."

Hey Zendaya, Lilly Singh And Winnie Harlow: Can We Be Your BFFs Too?

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 10.23.2016 | Canada Style

The ladies get in formation at We Day Toronto 2016!

Hedley On MMIW And Child Labour (Yes, That Hedley)

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Impact

"We really have to check our priorities sometimes."

Joshua Ostroff

'Sex Isn't Something You Should Be Punished For': Tavi Gevinson

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Living

"What we're taught is that sex is evil and that women should be punished for partaking in ways that men aren't."

We Day: Changing the World One Student at a Time

Joanne Sallay | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada Living
Joanne Sallay

On Thursday October 1st the Air Canada Centre was transformed into a gigantic classroom with over 20,000 students to host the educational field trip o...

How Parents Can Teach Their Kids To Make A Real Impact

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Parents

Ask Craig Kielburger how parents can get kids involved in social change and the activist still gets excited — even 20 years after starting Free the ...

We Day Toronto Didn't Shy Away From Tough Topics

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Impact

There were performances too, but the personal stories really hit home.

Magic Johnson Riles Up Blue Jays Fans

The Huffington Post Canada | Lisa Yeung | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Living

(But it's all good).

The Way Canada Thinks About Aboriginal Peoples Is A Disservice: Kielburger

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada Impact

"So often when Canada talks about our aboriginal population, we frame it as problems to be solved."

Meet This Year's Official Free The Children Ambassadors

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Impact

Consider this a sneak peek of what's to come on Oct. 1.

11 Quotes From We Day Vancouver That Will Inspire You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you're enrolled at We Day Vancouver, your teachers are celebrities like Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom, and your classroom is filled with 20,000 ...

Kardinal Offishall's Secret To Changing The World Starts With You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Music

It's no secret Kardinal Offishall is Canada's hip hop ambassador, but what's not as well-known are the other causes close to the rapper and producer's...

WATCH: This Issue Affects 4.8 Billion People. Here's How You Can Change It

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Impact

Kweku Mandela's reputation may not be as grand as his grandfather Nelson Mandela, but that doesn't mean his goals aren't less ambitious. The film ...

► What's Joe Jonas' Advice To Change The World?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Music

When you think of Joe Jonas, it's hard not to think of The Jonas Brothers. But the middle child of the superstar musical three wants you to think of a...

Want To Improve Your Community? Start Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Music

It makes sense that Ed Robertson, whose band has the word 'ladies' in its name, is focused on women's educational rights. "The education of young w...

Amanda Would Have Loved We Day 2013

Carol Todd | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Carol Todd

Back from WE DAY Toronto 2013. What a fantastic event. To be able to listen to the speakers and absorb what they had to say was pretty amazing. And then feeling the energy in the building with over 20,000 youth present. It was certainly one of those magical moments. Although I don't always feel the spiritual world around me, I did feel Amanda's presence at We Day Toronto.

We Day Toronto: MLK III Shares A Secret With We Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Impact

If Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King were alive today, they probably would have been at the Air Canada Centre on Friday, accordin...