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Contributions from symposium participants and other information about isolation and social connectedness

Let’s Talk About the Positive Side of Social Media

By Madeleine Andrew-Gee Social media has become a part of day-to-day life and a key tool of communication. Consider that ...
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To Reach Peace, We Must Teach Peace

On the eve of important dialogue in Israel concerning prospects for peace in the Middle East, we are pleased to ...
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Social Science 101: This is Your Brain on Social

By now, we have all learned that being social is good for us. We, as humans, are meant to be ...
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2016 Global Symposium Interview with Dr. Éliane Ubalijoro

During the 2016 Global Symposium on Overcoming Social Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness, we had the opportunity to connect with ...
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Leadership is About Relationships

We were honoured to participate in this year’s Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Summit during the 2017 World Winter Games ...
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Combating Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism

This year, there has been a rash of acts of Islamophobia and anti-Semitism across Canada and the United States. Most ...
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2016 Global Symposium Interview with Andrea Cahn

During the 2016 Global Symposium on Overcoming Social Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness, we had the opportunity to connect with ...
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2016 Global Symposium Interview with Marlene Ogawa

During the 2016 Global Symposium on Overcoming Social Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness, we had the opportunity to connect with ...
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Global Teacher Prize Winner: Maggie MacDonnell

On March 19th, Canadian Maggie MacDonnell received the Global Teacher Prize award. This $1 million US award is presented annually ...
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