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Pageants taught Sophia to give back

It’s not every day that someone tells you the reality TV show Toddlers & Tiaras changed their life, but that’s exactly what happened to Sophia de Guzman, a front-end cashier at Joly’s Your Independent GrocerTM in Fort McMurray, Alta.


Ani’s recipe for success

Back in September, Richard Downe got a message on LinkedIn that intrigued him. It was from Ani Dharmarajan, a University of Waterloo student who works part-time at a Zehrs® location in Waterloo, Ont. He had an idea he wanted Richard’s help with.


Cameron wants everyone to speak up

Cameron Ross saw the post on the Globe and Mail’s Instagram: a collage of headshots of the CEOs at 223 companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. It was a sea of almost entirely white, male faces.


Ian and Shoppers Drug Mart double down to support Black pharmacy students

Ian Stewart, Associate Owner of a Shoppers Drug Mart® store in Toronto, wants to increase the representation of Black students in pharmacy — and is getting a little help from Shoppers Drug Mart to do just that.


Nutrition takes root with President’s Choice Children’s Charity

The white 40-foot shipping container sits in front of École KLO Middle School in Kelowna, B.C. Peek inside and you’ll see rows upon rows of leafy greens and herbs including basil, oregano, and parsley. Bright full-spectrum lights shine down on the seedlings, while pumps circulate water through the hydroponic farm, creating a sound reminiscent of a waterfall.


Devon’s community connection

Devon Sheriff, store manager/franchisee of a NOFRILLS® location in Etobicoke, Ont., describes his journey so far as “the typical immigrant story.” Born in Kingston, Jamaica, he spent much of his childhood living with his grandmother while his mother moved to Canada to seek more opportunities and a better life.

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