Monthly Archives November 2010

Dare 2010: the Ultimate Dare

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Dare 2010: Pat Thornton's Dare – The laughs are underway

Comedian Pat Thornton is over 18 hours into his Dare to perform stand up comedy at Toronto’s Comedy Bar for 24 hours straight! Fellow comedians are in attendance – showing their solidarity by staying up with him and helping out … Continue reading

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AfriGrand Caravan: Last stop in Victoria tonight, and photos from Nanaimo

After two months and 40 stops from coast to coast, the AfriGrand Caravan will come to a close tonight in Victoria, BC. It’s been an amazing cross-country journey with more stories than can possibly be told (at least not on … Continue reading

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Dare 2010: Pat Thornton Dares to make you laugh — for 24 hours straight

Pat Thornton is a Toronto-based comedian with a seriously funny Dare. From Monday, November 15, at 6 p.m. to Tuesday, November 16, at 6 p.m., Pat will be doing stand-up comedy for 24 hours straight at Comedy Bar in Toronto. … Continue reading

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AfriGrand Caravan: Home stretch out West

The AfriGrand Caravan is in Vancouver today! With less than a week left in the Caravan (the last event is in Victoria on Wednesday, November 10), here are two great news stories about Caravan events in British Columbia featuring Thandeka … Continue reading

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Dare 2010: Sports anchor Mark Roe Dares to figure skate (VIDEO)

Mark Roe, Sports Anchor on /A\ News in Barrie, Ontario, is not much of a skater. With that fact firmly in mind, Mark will attempt figure skating — on TV, for all the world to watch — as his Dare … Continue reading

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Dare 2010 news article: "Dare to do more"

Here’s a story about A Dare to Remember 2010 from The Peak, the student newspaper of Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC. What’s your Dare for AIDS in Africa? Click here to pick your Dare and start fundraising now! Dare … Continue reading

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AfriGrand Caravan: Reflections from the road — Their song continues

Joanna Henry, Grandmothers Campaign Coordinator with the Stephen Lewis Foundation, brings us her latest reflection on her time on the AfriGrand Caravan. (You can read her previous dispatches here.) The room is quiet, chairs and armchairs are filled and everyone … Continue reading

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AfriGrand Caravan: Ilana Landsberg-Lewis speaks at U of T, and Regina and Nkulie on Metro Morning (Video)

Here are some more videos from the AfriGrand Caravan, courtesy of Sarah Moffat. The first is of Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, executive director of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, speaking at an AfriGrand Caravan event at the University of Toronto. The second and … Continue reading

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Dare 2010: Team Daring Vancouver takes to the streets (Video)

Happy Monday, Darers! While you’re gearing up for the week ahead, check out this video of Team Daring Vancouver taking A Dare to Remember out into the streets. The team ventured out into the city’s downtown to see what other … Continue reading

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