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Paul Salvatori

Journalist & Educator in Markham

What's in the Dark Room

PRESENTED ON NOV 24, 2017
IN MARKHAM @ VOL 17

Paul Salvatori reveals the humanitarian philosophy behind his podcast, the Dark Room, and the gift of learning through our differences. Paul explores the strange and controversial of the human world with aims for compassionate understanding.

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Having Black Friends: A "Do" and "Don't" Guide to Racial Understanding

BY DUANTE BEDDINGFIELD
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 23, 2012

Duante Beddingfield is a local writer whose work can be found in the Dayton Daily News and on the Welcome Dayton website. In his presentation, Duante hopes to help guide us towards a post-racial America. (in English)

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What's Up With the Bees?

BY JONATHAN OTIS
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 04, 2014

Jonathan Otis is the owner of Lake Superior Honey amongst many other businesses. He answers the popular question that everyone asks, "what's up with the honey bees?" by talking about how they contribute to our society, how our lifestlye impacts their lives negativiely, and some solutions to protect the honey bee in the future. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 26, 2014.

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A Charter for Compassion

BY TONY BELAK
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 07, 2011

Tony Belak talks about the mission of the International Center for Compassionate Organization. He also teaches us on how to become more compassionate to others.

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Canada‘s dark secret in its history

BY ROSALIE PETER-ISENBUERGER
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 22, 2014

Rosalie Peter-Isenbürger speaks about the horrors of the Indian residential schools in Canada, which was a result of a policy put into effect from 1876 - 1996.  This policy was to remove  (native) children from the influence of their families and culture and assimilate them into the dominant (white) Canadian culture. 

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Understanding Cancer

BY KELLY HOLMES
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

"We believe by doing this basic research in our lab that we can have new ways of preventing cancer."

In "Understanding Cancer" from St. Neots Vol 3, scientist at Cambridge University, Kelly Holmes breaks down what cancer is, why it develops and what laboratories, like the one she works in are doing to fight the disease.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015.

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The Power of Empathy

BY NICOLE ADAMS-QUACKENBUSH
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

"Empathy is important because it's how we connect with other people."

In a time where technology and a global community have made our world
smaller and more accessible, people appear to be less tolerant and compassionate toward their fellow human beings.In "The Power of Empathy" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 30Nicole M Adams-Quackenbush will show us how to understand different types of empathy and how they can be used to enhance and maintain our humanity.

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Teaching and Learning: Tales from the Print Room

BY GRACE SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Grace Smith tells us about her work in the print department of Heriot Watt, her masters in textile research and her red boiler suit.

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Emergency Compassion Technician

BY JOSE DIAZ
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 20, 2017

Jose Diaz, has spent years treating what ails you. His experience has taken him to the cold, dark land of Alaska to now Ellensburg where he is confronted daily with pain and the strength that compassion and comfort plays in modern medicine.