From Ellesmere Island to Pelee Island, from Tofino to St. John’s, we’ll show you where it all happened. You’ve read about all kinds of interesting people and events in Kayak. Get clicking to see where in Canada you’ll find them.
A Better World
Find Canadian organizations that are making a difference!
Kelowna, B.C. Alaina Podmorow started Little Women for Little Women in Afghanistan here when she was just nine.
Altona, Man. Home of Canada’s first Ten Thousand Villages store selling fair trade crafts and other goods.
Prince Albert, Sask. Headquarters of the NGO Global Neighbors Canada, which provides supplies to two schools for refugees in Thailand.
Calgary, Alta. The NGO Light up the World has brought tough, affordable energy-efficient lighting to more than 27,000 homes in 50 countries.
Kemptville, Ont. Headquarters of Ryan’s Well, started by six-year-old Ryan Hreljac in 1998 when he realized how many kids around the world didn’t have clean water to drink.
Montréal, Que. Birthplace of selfless surgeon Lucille Teasdale and home of environment and international development group Équiterre.
Hampton, N.B John Humphrey, the Canadian who helped write the 1948 United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, was born here.
Halifax, N.S. The Nova Scotia-Gambia Association helps kids make their West African country better using drama, radio, video and more to share information.
Charlottetown, P.E.I. Headquarters of the International Farm Family Exchange Association, which has helped farm kids in Kenya and Tanzania to speak up about their future.
St. John’s, Nfld. Students at Memorial University travelled to Africa, the Philippines, Jamaica and Vietnam to do research and teach about environmentally friendly fishing.