What a Party! And The Grand Total Is…

A week ago we were invited to The Best Christmas 2011, a party to celebrate the season and give to those in need.  This year Hope for the Sold was chosen as the organization to support, with the proceeds of the evening going to our documentary project. Dave and Mandy McSporran were the masterminds of […]

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Pinkwashing: Undermining Our Own Efforts to Fight Cancer, Global Starvation & Human Trafficking

Nail polish.  Eye liner.  Lipstick.  If it has a pink ribbon, it means that your purchase is supporting the fight against breast cancer.  I came across an interesting article this week, about something called “pinkwashing.”  This video clip explains the term: Ironic isn’t it? Companies that knowingly use cancer-causing ingredients are joining the fight against […]

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Questions I Have About a Guelph Teenage Prostitution Case

My husband and I recently stumbled upon a story of teenage prostitution close to home. A 40 year-old man named Andrija Kandic, owner of a former Guelph sex shop called Sweet Dreams, is on trial for arranging prostitution services for teenage girls. Here are the details provided by Guelph Mercury, followed by some thoughts and […]

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One Fine Fellow: Meet Kevin Makins

This is Kevin Makins.  My husband and I were honoured to have him as a groomsman at our wedding and think he is one of the coolest people around. Recently Kevin was at a barber shop and overheard some guys talking about snuff films, which contain rape, torture and murder of women.  One of the […]

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Preparame la Cena: Music Video on Human Trafficking

This is a powerful song about modern day slavery and exploitation in its many forms. The chorus make me want to cry…“preparame la cena que regreso pronto” – human trafficking victims telling their families to prepare dinner for them for when they come home.  This shows the deception that is involved in human trafficking, as […]

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