Martine Trottier

Martine is our french-canadian correspondent, web editor and new media evangelist. She’s always scouring the web and social media for new stories, vital videos and important data to share with the world. Martine is also a savvy world traveler, having visited many countries on almost every continent, and she’s without a doubt, one of our most fierce truth seeker.

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die by suicide each year. That’s one person every 40 seconds. World Suicide Prevention Day is Sunday, September 10. Our message this year is simple: Stay. Find what you were made for.
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food waste

Food Waste: 9 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Isn’t it the best feeling when you’re hungry and are finally able to sit down and devour something delicious? Food is precious, and we need to acknowledge the fact that we should worship the human fuel more than we do. For those who don’t know what it feels like to really be hungry, you may still understand based on how you feel when you skip a meal. Food waste is a real problem in a world full of hunger.
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17 Amazing Pieces of Nature Street Art

As I was walking in my neighborhood, in a small city called Montreal, in Quebec, Canada, I realized that even though we live surrounded by buildings, stores, and street work all the time, I think people are craving for nature. Of course, we have many trees, squirrels, and parks, but the call of nature is palpable.
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Defending the Human Rights of People with Albinism

In many parts of Africa, people with albinism face discrimination and violence just because they look different. In this video, some of the advocates fighting to ensure people with albinism are included and protected in their communities speak out.
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women's safety

Women’s Safety in 2017

As a woman, I can’t say that I feel safe all the time when walking by myself. Most of us have experienced worries about our safety, and sadly it’s a reality that we need to acknowledge because there are so many victims. Women’s safety is still a great concern around the globe.
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