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Mercy Traveller with Philip Maher

<b>Mercy traveller: </b>The power of an apology

Mercy traveller: The power of an apology

Everyone makes mistakes but some people believe a person is made by their mistakes - and their apologies
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> Refugees in Canada — who are the real heroes?

Mercy Traveller: Refugees in Canada — who are the real heroes?

April is national volunteer month, so it seems appropriate to remember the dedication of those who reach beyond their front door
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> When elephants wrestle, only the mice are crushed

Mercy Traveller: When elephants wrestle, only the mice are crushed

I’ve been trying to avoid writing a column about the newly minted U.S. administration. But it’s like watching a train wreck on fire — I cannot avert my eyes
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> 2016 was a horrible year—or was it?

Mercy Traveller: 2016 was a horrible year—or was it?

They are many good things about 2016 you may not have heard about. Did you know that the Public Health Agency of Canada was a key player in creating a vaccine against ebola? And that's just one example.
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> Ask not how patriotic you are toward your country, but how patriotic you should be

Mercy Traveller: Ask not how patriotic you are toward your country, but how patriotic you should be

The politics of being the greatest (country)
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> The politics of persuasion – U.S. election edition

Mercy Traveller: The politics of persuasion – U.S. election edition

The U.S. election is the ultimate reality show (or how I learned to understand fear, rationalization and denial)
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> Reflections from a refugee camp about Skittles and your tax dollars

Mercy Traveller: Reflections from a refugee camp about Skittles and your tax dollars

"Some estimate that $13 trillion was spent globally on war last year. I don’t hear a lot of complaining about that. Much less was spent on humanitarian assistance, democratization and related peace ventures"
<b>Mercy Traveller:</b> Charity salaries

Mercy Traveller: Charity salaries

Are executive salaries the best way to determine the value of a charity?
Mercy Traveller: The four horsemen of the apocalypse are still napping

Mercy Traveller: The four horsemen of the apocalypse are still napping

Seeing the joy of life, even in the midst of chaos, helps put everything in perspective
Mercy Traveller: Ten steps to avoiding travel trauma

Mercy Traveller: Ten steps to avoiding travel trauma

’Tis the season for travel to volunteer in Africa, Asia or Latin America.