He's seen AIDS in Nigeria, political upheaval in Ghana, and genocide in Rwanda.
The Montrealer turned her personal pain into the philanthropic highlight of the Toronto International Fim Festival.
The 79-year-old builder is giving away $10 million to preserve the lessons of history, and the memory of his late wife.
The McGill doctor is changing lives - one family at a time.
How a 46-year-old mother of two changed a continent - and her own life.
The Hospital for Sick Children doctor and researcher hopes to help eradicate all forms of childhood cancer in his lifestime.
He helped create Microsoft Word and Excel, flew to the stars, and gave $25 million to the academic home of Albert Einstein. Is there anything Charles Simonyi can't do?
The husband and father went to bed as an economic professor - and he woke up with a Nobel Prize.
The veteran radio personality has a been a mainstay on the dials since 1970, but he still lights up the mornings of close to 250, 000 listeners every week on CBC Radio 1's Metro Morning.
The famed Canadian publisher's newest book tells the haunting story of Rezso Kastner, a Hungarian who saved thousands from the gas chambers - and died as an outcast.
How the son of a Canadian comic legend landed the coolest job in town.
After years of research, the University of Toronto professor uncovers the Jewish roots of modern musical theater.
A journalist, trendsetter, and style icon, Elizabeth Saltzman Walker has a high profile career, spanning almost 25 years in some of the industry's top positions.
With names like Gates, Buffett, Adelson, and Dell near the top of every list of the world's wealthiest individuals, it might seem as though all the money in the world sits between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. But with new names - Ambani, Abramovich, Kwok, Slim - quickly gaining ground, it is time to finally recognize the astounding economic growth that has taken place in Europe and Asia. And with countries like China, Russia, and India are slowly adopting Western philanthropic principles to improve local health, education, and living conditions.