Watch above: In an effort to demonstrate the power of one, Saskatoon’s public and separate school boards use one man’s legacy to inspire. Aaron Streck meets some of the students who’ve embraced the concept and effected change. 382 more words
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Ujjal Dosanjh, former Premier of British Columbia, received the inaugural Wallenberg-Sugihara Civil Courage Award on January 18, 2015, from the Wallenberg-Sugihara Civil Courage Society.
Twenty years ago, Dosanjh was an elected member of BC’s New Democratic Party government. 1,789 more words
It has been a dark January.
Thus far, 2015 has brought tragic and infuriating terrorism, anti-Semitism and assaults on liberty in France; a car bomb in Yemen that killed and injured dozens; and the massacre of thousands in Nigeria by Boko Haram. 564 more words
The Final Solution finally caught up to the Jews of Hungary with Hitler’s invasion in March 1944. As mass deportations to the death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau began in earnest, the United States and neutral Sweden agreed to a rescue mission of this last remaining large Jewish community in Europe. 588 more words