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‘You get hope’: Green Shirt Day designer talks about her own organ transplant journey

Green Shirt Day is about building awareness around organ donor registration, and is in honour of the Logan Boulet Effect. Global News sat down with Brandy Hehn, a multimedia designer who designed the new Green Shirt Day design, but who also has a much closer connection to the day. The …

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Journey towards reconciliation includes access to traditional ceremony

This is the third story in a Global News series called Journey Towards Reconciliation. To see previous stories, click here. Alberta singer-songwriter Donita Large has leaned on music as a way to heal for most of her life. When she was a child she would sing, loudly, at the Catholic …

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How a resilient boat made a 14 month-long journey from Newfoundland to Norway — all by itself

Members of a Norwegian volunteer group found a boat that had been lost off the coast of Newfoundland in June 2021. (In the Same Boat/Facebook) When Jason Burton lost his boat off the coast of Newfoundland last year, he figured it was gone forever. Little did he know the 21-foot-long skiff …

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Meeshe’s Journey: how a middle school running club helped her cross the finish line

There were cheers and a few tears when Princess Meeshe Robles crossed the finish line after completing a 5K race at Port Elgin Regional School. Robles has cerebral palsy and completed the race on a Rifton tricycle. Over the school term, the Grade 8 student went from needing help to biking uphill …

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