Kindness is Everything
with Anitha Rao Robinson
Children's author and conservationist Anitha Rao-Robinson invites listeners to join her as she creates a community of kindness. She speaks with children and young adults as they share their incredible stories of kindness towards animals. the environment, and people.

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Dr. Vivek Basu fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian— and what an incredible veterinarian he has become. Vivek donates a lot of his time and skills to help animals of all sizes, near and far.

In addition to talking about what…

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Spencer Hitchen from Noosa, Australia is dedicated to saving the last remaining Glossy Black Cockatoos.

With Spencer’s help, these beautiful birds have finally been listed as Vulnerable under Australia’s Environmental Protection and Biodiversity…

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Chelsea Tanchip has a passion to help kids with disabilities. Though Chelsea and her family emigrated from the Philippines years ago, Chelsea found a way to stay connected with the country and follow her passion through an organization called A…

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Ten-year-old Isla Spisani talks to Anitha about the special way she has been celebrating her past few birthdays.

As a thank you to Isla for sharing her story, Anitha donated to the Burlington Humane Society.

To learn more about the Burlington…

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Superhero, Liam Wilson and Superstars, Will & Jada Finch, join Anitha to talk about a fundraiser they are all involved with—Superstars 2 Superheroes.

This event takes place on July 10th in Milton, Ontario. The goal is to raise money for Sick Kids,…

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At 12-years old, Cash Daniels is a celebrity. He was a top 5 honoree of Time Magazine’s Kid Of The Year.

Cash talks to Anitha about all the initiatives he is involved in to help protect animals, the oceans, and the planet, including making…

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Fourteen-year old Lilly Platt’s journey into climate activism began in 2015 when they and their grandpa went on a walk in their neighbourhood and decided to count the amount of plastic they saw.

Lilly was shocked by the results—so much plastic in…

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Molly Hucker began her journey into climate activism in 2019 when she attended her first Climate Strike. Since then, her involvement continues to soar. Molly talks to Anitha about her journey from organizing a climate strike to becoming involved in a…

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A lovely story about selfless love. Kimberly Chiang joins Anitha to talk about fostering dogs.

She talks about what inspired her to foster dogs, how she manages the heartache of saying goodbye when they leave for their forever home, and so much…

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Another awesome sibling duo join Anitha to share their story of Kindness. Ten-year old John Paul and eight-year old Juliana founded Stuffies 4 Smiles.

What started out in 2019 as a gesture of kindness to a homeless person and their dog has grown…

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.