PowerChrisJim

In 2009, Hoax Couture designers and real-life couple, Chris Tyrell and Jim Searle, founded Dare to Wear Love, a Toronto fashion event that raises funds and awareness for the Stephen Lewis Foundation and its fight to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa.

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2Profile: Chef Curtis Stone

Curtis Stone has a lot on his plate: he’s an award-winning chef, a best-selling author, and a swoon-worthy television personality. But at the end of the day, the host of Bravo’s Around the World in 80 Plates, is a family man who loves to cook dinner for his wife, Lindsay Price and their son, Hudson. […]

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Power of 2: A Place In The Sun Foundation

After volunteering with the Peace Corp in Mali, Harvard graduate students Mike and Marisa Conway wanted to do more to help the communities they visited. In 2012, the couple quit their jobs in Washington, D.C. and began A Place in the Sun Foundation, a nonprofit that brings education and literacy to kids in Mali.

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The Power Of 52

In January 2013, newlyweds Monika Platek and Todd Cooney launched The Power of 52, their one-year mission to spread goodwill and to have an epic first year of marriage.

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BeatricePeltre

“I believe that we eat with our eyes first,” says blogger, food stylist and cookbook author, Béatrice Peltre. It takes one glance at the photos on her blog, La Tartine Gourmande, or in her cookbook to see how deeply this philosophy informs her approach to preparing and plating food.

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Power of 2: The Good Foot Project

On April 28, Anastasia King-Jaress and her husband, JC Jaress, will leave their airy, three-bedroom house in the foothills of Los Angeles and move into a 24′ motor home (nicknamed “The Schwartz” after the movie Spaceballs), on a one-year expedition to visit eco-villages and organic farms across the U.S. to learn about sustainability.

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Power of 2: SchoolBOX

Tom Affleck, 35, and Sarah Kerr, 25, grew up in the Ottawa Valley and were both eager to leave a positive thumbprint on the world. They ended up on a remote Caribbean island together, building a school brick by brick and falling in love.

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2Profile: Lost Girl’s Anna Silk & Hubby Seth Cooperman

The love story between Lost Girl‘s Anna Silk and hubby Seth Cooperman plays out like some far-fetched rom-com: Boy meets girl; boy falls for girl, but girl is dating another boy. Cut to sushi bar a year and a half later: Girl flirts with boy; boy can’t believe his luck.

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2Profile: Bryan & Sarah Baeumler

Bryan Baeumler, host of HGTV Canada’s Disaster DIY and Leave It To Bryan, has starred with his wife, Sarah, on House of Bryan–one documenting the process of the couple building their dream home; the other, their fantasy cottage in the wilds of Georgian Bay.

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