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Entries by Craig and Marc Kielburger from 06/2012

Twenty Years Ago, Suzuki's Daughter Shook Up the Earth Summit

| Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Politics

A 12-year-old Canadian girl -- Severn Cullis-Suzuki -- stands before world leaders at the Earth Summit, expressing the fears and despair of a young generation facing a bleak future for the planet they will inherit. That was 20 years ago. And what has changed?

The Shocking Contributor To Crime in Canada

| Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada

After passing out from a cocktail of pills, Sally awoke to find a friend dead beside her. She knew she had to change. She was only 15. Illiteracy is a common thread in the stories of troubled Aboriginal youth like Sally. Experts want to change the way Canada thinks about youth delinquency. The solution, they say, starts with reading and writing.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on His Hands

| Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada

On Monday June 18, our friend Spencer West reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Although other disabled climbers have attempted Kilimanjaro and other mountains wearing prosthetics, West is the first person ever to climb Kili -- and likely any significant mountain anywhere -- on his hands.