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Leah Fuller: from Russian ballet to Latin salsa

Leah Fuller started dancing at the age of four at the Hamilton Conservatory. Her mother had signed her into a program that offered art and performance classes on Saturdays. Every Saturday for three years she would spend the day learning dance, music, art or drama, depending on the Saturday. At ...

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Trades aren’t just for men

As the years progress, some jobs are becoming obsolete. Cashiers at grocery stores are being replaced by self-checkouts, people are doing their banking on their phones, and consumers order more products online. But there are jobs that will always be needed in the community. Trade jobs like plumbing and welding ...

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There’s no place like home

Worry comes out of Joan Del Villar’s voice every time she talks about her parents, a couple in their sixties, who spend their days trying to survive. Del Villar was born and raised in Barquisimeto, a city in the warm lands of Venezuela. A country where people struggle daily to ...

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Breaking the fashion mould

As a young girl in grade school, Candice Gowans was called The Secretary because of her quirky fashion sense. She would wear long skirts and clothes other children her age thought were odd. She got her first pair of jeans in grade 10, preferring to wear clothes she designed with ...

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