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National Indigenous History Month - Shawn Hunt and 'Flipping the Bird'

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For many people, the term "Flipping the Bird" refers to a very specific hand gesture.

But Vancouver-based artist Shawn Hunt hopes that, with a little luck, perhaps that phrase could carry a new meaning while sparking an important conversation about Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.

Flipping the Bird is the title of Hunt's provocative sculpture currently on display at TD Wealth Management in the Bank's Vancouver head office.

How TD and a Critical PPP Loan Helped This Self-Made Small Business Owner and Army Veteran

Meet Jenny Kim, a woman who doesn't believe in giving up
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Jenny Kim defines the word tenacity.

The owner and operator of Young Fashions in Anderson, South Carolina, a beauty salon and beauty supply store, says everything she does to grow her business is for her mother.

Jenny grew up "dirt poor," as she put it, explaining that her mother worked multiple jobs, making just $70 a week to raise her and her two siblings and "put a roof over our heads."

TD Bank to Sponsor Inaugural Achilles Virtual Hope and Possibility 5K/10-Miler

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -TD Bank and Achilles International are proud to announce the first-ever Achilles Virtual Hope & Possibility® 5K/10-Miler presented by TD Bank. The virtual race will take place from July 18-26, giving participants across the country the flexibility of running, walking or wheeling the race where they live and around their schedules. The event will conclude on July 26, coinciding with the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

United Way of Greater Portland: TD Bank 'Incredibly Proud' to Support Those Helping Others Amid COVID-19

United Way raised over $450,000 for local organizations in need, but who's helping them?
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"When times are bad, people need us most," says Liz Cotter Schlax, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Portland.

So much so, that when COVID-19 hit, the Portland, Maine non-profit had to shift resources and immediately start raising funds for local organizations.

Why We Need Green Space Now More Than Ever

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Over the past few months, we have learned to change our routines and adapt to new norms as we come to terms with a new reality. This extended time inside our homes has brought about some positive side effects, including recognizing many things we've taken for granted, like spending time outdoors.

TD Announces 3rd Annual TD Ready Challenge and Pledges $10 Million in Grants for Innovative Solutions In Response to COVID-19

Applications are now open for eligible organizations across Canada and the United States
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June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  The TD Ready Challenge, an annual North American initiative which provides financial support to organizations tackling community issues, is now open and accepting applications until August 13, 2020. The TD Ready Challenge has a total of $10 million (CAD) in grants available to eligible organizations developing innovative and measurable solutions in response to the widespread impacts of the pandemic. New this year, grant amounts will range from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD.

Physicians and AI Co-Piloting for Better Health

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Every day, the healthcare industry processes massive amounts of data. To assess patients and provide treatments, doctors and physicians have to sift through it all, from patient history to genetic and environmental factors. But big data and technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) are changing how information is stored – the volume of it – and how it is shared and analyzed. These tools are helping process all of the information needed to make a prognosis more quickly than ever before.

Mobile Solutions to Improve Access to Healthcare

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Health inequality is a growing concern in Canada and the United States.1 Where you live can play a big part, especially for those living in remote communities, but so can employment status, income level, gender and ethnicity. And in turn, there is a link between the state of your health and your finances. The cost of care, the ability to carry a job or to participate in society can have health impacts.

While many things need to fall into place for health inequalities to be addressed, advancements in technology are already starting to make a change.

The Rainbow Railroad

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More people today are living as refugees or displaced persons than at any time since the end of World War II1 and many of those seeking asylum are from the LGBTQ2+ community. In more than 70 countries around the world LGBTQ2+ people are facing extreme violence and persecution.2 They are looking for hope and a safe place to call home.

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