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I will do whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others.
•I will strive to understand and be sensitive to their feelings.


COMPASSION is seeking to understand another’s struggles from his or her point of view and then doing whatever is necessary to heal the hurt.

Listen when others want to talk
•Give of my resources to help those in need
•Look for lasting solutions
•Comfort others without regard to race, gender, faith, age or nationality

"It is not enough to be compassionate, you must act."

Dali Lama XIV

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                                                                       Mission: Engage organizations in positive character development. 

                                                                      Vision: York Region leads in community character development.

    OUR ATTRIBUTES:  Compassion, Courage, Fairness, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Initiative, Integrity, Optimism, Perserverance, Respect and Responsibility.  

Slap Shot Newcomer Hockey

Our Slap Shot Hockey sessions have begun and we have expanded our program  into the YCDSB as well as the YRDSB schools we currently work with.

This year we will introduce the "good ole hockey game" to 250 students who might not have had this opportunity otherwise.

Hockey Canada has become a partner and now runs our Skills and Drills ON ICE session.

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Celebration of Character Luncheon

Our Community Champions Luncheon will be hosted at Angus Glen Golf Club and feature three honourees who have been instrumental in the continued development and ongoing expansion of positive Character development in York Region.

For ticket or table info see the tab below.

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Resources- Quick Start Tool Kit

Character-themed materials, tips, tools, videos, and articles to help you engage your organization in positive character development.

For the Quick Start Tool Kit to begin.

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For Enews,YOUTUBE and other digital media info.

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2014 Music Alive Festival

Our 2014 Music Alive Festival is done!

This York Region wide adjucated festival is open to bands,choirs, ensembles and soloists.

The Festival wrapped up in early June.

This year over 16,000 students participated and learned more about Character through the Arts.

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NEW News

5th Annual Portraits of Giving Exhibit is now at the Aurora Library.

Click here for tour location and dates details.


Click here for our  COMPASSION for the Community Page, COMPASSION  for the Workplace.

Click here for the  AUGUST E news.

Click here for the AUGUST Attribute Video.