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Loneliness and the pandemic: the system is failing our elders

  Written by: Puninda Thind, Global Shaper – Toronto Hub As COVID-19 cases surge across the country, once again, seniors in long-term care facilities are at risk. Those in long-term care homes have been at the forefront of the pandemic and more likely to die than the rest of the population. Thanks to the tireless …

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How #ShapeIDAHOBIT 2020 created global LGBTI awareness

“None of us are free until all of us are free.” – Max Seunik, Global Shaper Toronto Hub On May 17, 1990, the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases and Related to Health Problems (ICD). It was no longer classified a mental disorder. To commemorate the decision, the same day …

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Davos 2020

In January 2020, I had the honour of being invited to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland as part of the Global Shapers Toronto Hub. The event hosts Heads of States, business leaders, artists, and change-makers from all over the globe and this whirlwind of a week was one to reminisce for …

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6 Tips for Successful Strategic Planning

By Maximillian Seunik & Sonika Kainth in Toronto On Sunday, July 8th the Toronto Hub of the Global Shapers Community convened its 2018/2019 Strategic Retreat. While most Torontonians were out enjoying Cherry Beach, the city’s many ravines, or a languid summer festival, young professionals from the Toronto Hub were hard at work coming together to think through the best ways to serve our …

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