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Persons Day 2011

Every year in Canada we celebrate Persons Day on October 18th to commemorate the day when women were made persons under Canadian law following the Persons case. As an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of girls and women Girl … Continue reading

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This Guider Asks: What Activities Are You Planning This Year?

I love the start of the Brownie year – everyone is so excited! Our Unit gets almost an entirely new group every two years. This year, we have nine new Brownies and four returning Brownies. Since most of our Unit … Continue reading

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North of 60: Guiding in Canada’s Far North

There are few of us who live North of 60, and even fewer members of Girl Guides. Living in Whitehorse has its advantages though – it’s got a road out! Thinking outside the box has always been easy for me … Continue reading

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Confessions of an ‘Urban Guider’

Update: This post was voted as a 2011/2012 GirlGuidesCANblog Big Deal Seal winner in the Growing Guiding category! Bravo blogger Tammy! ———————————————— I am an Urban Guider. I used to almost be ashamed to admit it but as time has … Continue reading

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Special Post for GGC Fathers on Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day and we’ve heard lots of great stories about some supportive ‘GGC Dads’. Check out these brief stories showing the various roles fathers can play in a girl or adult Member’s life! Did your dad or partner help … Continue reading

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Friendship Pins for Japan

Look what one girl can do! Faith is a Brownie who was concerned about the situation in Japan, so she decided to make her own friendship pins to raise funds. In her words: “When I heard Japan had a tsunami I … Continue reading

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Girl Guides – Action starts here

Sure, Wonder Woman may be making her comeback in a new T.V. series, but we’ve got our own super hero right in Canada. Meet 17-year-old Amanda M. from St. Albert, Alberta. Through her program to give birthday supplies to kids … Continue reading

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