The Most Vulnerable of the Vulnerable

by Muhammad Munshi "A nation's greatness is determined by how it treats its weakest members." This statement has been attributed to many great people throughout history. It is a universal truth that is no less important in today's complex world.  Thinking globally, refugees are among the world's most vulnerable people. The UNHCR estimates that 1 out of every 113 people in the world are currently refugees. Amidst a background of war and dislocation, the lack of a stable home or future exac...
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Canadian Values

by Tayyab Rashid The Sunday morning roads of Toronto were empty and eerily salient. I felt an uncomfortable calm as I approached Ahmed’s apartment. I was also excited, despite red tape, a friend of mine was able to secure this gently used iMac for Ahmed, a Syrian refugee who recently arrived with his wife and young son. I called Ahmed. Minutes later, Ahmed appeared. He greeted me with a hug and mid-air kiss on my both cheeks…I found it bit unusual; Ahmed is not a hugger. I should have, but ...
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IDRF Polo Tournament 2016

IDRF Polo 2016
SUNDAY  AUGUST  28, 2016, 2 pm - 4 pm MARKHAM FAIRGROUNDS Join us for a fun-filled afternoon on august 28th and experience the majesty of the “sport of kings”. Why attend the Polo match? Here are three reasons why it’s a great way to spend your afternoon. It’s a great opportunity to: See a live professional polo match with horses & clubs and to meet and greet the players and horses after it’s all over. Network with likeminded professionals! Spend a fun filled afternoon with...
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Welcome to IDRF-YPC

idrf ypc
The YPC (Young Professionals Council) was developed as a division of IDRF to ensure the perspective of young professionals is represented in IDRF’s resource development and fundraising strategies. It is comprised of a group of individuals from diverse and professional backgrounds who volunteer their time to research and champion new IDRF projects and plan fundraisers that will benefit needed communities both locally and internationally. The YPC encourages the participation of other young profess...
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Welcome to IDRF YPC

The YPC (Young Professionals Council) was developed as a division of IDRF to ensure the perspective of young professionals is represented in IDRF’s resource development and fundraising strategies. It is comprised of a group of individuals from diverse and professional backgrounds who volunteer their time to research and champion new IDRF projects and plan fundraisers that will benefit needed communities both locally and internationally. The YPC encourages the participation of other young profess...
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