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May 23, 2018

FedEx Teams Up With Amber Alert to Help Children in Danger

“We were pretty sure we would never see him again.” Those are words no parent ever wants to say about their child, but for Lyle Miller, this nightmare scenario became reality in 2006 when a known criminal kidnapped his 10-year-old son, Zach. The day Zach disappeared, Saskatchewan, Canada, issued its first Amber Alert, mobilizing communities

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April 4, 2016

How a Rookie Team from Quebec Took FIRST Robotics by Storm

The lovely little town of Trois Riveres, Quebec lies on the northwest banks of the famed St. Lawrence River, about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City in Canada. Although it was founded over 400 years ago, this city certainly doesn’t live in the past. Trois Riveres is the home of Ultime’, FIRST Robotics Team 5528.

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December 5, 2014

Making “Canada’s Game” More Accessible

In Canada #WeAreWinter. That was the incredibly popular rallying cry for our Canadian Olympic team during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. And while hockey and skating is a tremendous source of national pride for our country, it is very expensive, and many parents cannot afford to register their kids or pay for equipment.

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July 10, 2014

Celebrating George, and Other Community Heroes Who Are Keeping Kids Safe

This is the sixth post in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, from Canada, we will hear from Julie Taylor, Coordinator, Parachute, a Safe Kids affiliate.

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February 28, 2013

FedEx Panda Express : de Chengdu à Toronto

Comment s'y prend-t-on pour livrer deux pandas géants à l'autre bout de la planète? En les confiant à FedEx Express! Celle-ci est le transporteur attitré des charmants pandas chinois, Er Shun et Da Mao, promis au zoo de Toronto. Une occasion de plus pour elle de contribuer au bien-être des localités où travaillent et habitent ses employés. Nous sommes fiers de mettre à contribution notre réseau planétaire et notre expertise logistique pour aller déposer le jeune couple dans ses nouveaux appartements.

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April 30, 2012

Finding Meaning in Simple Acts

By: Lynne Henwood, senior instructor design/training specialist, YVRRO, Richmond, BC When the call went out asking for teams for community clean-up day, it seemed like a perfect opportunity for our western HR team to do something positive together, away from the office.

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August 2, 2011

A Winning Perspective – Junior Achievement US & Canada Company of the Year

-- Written by Spectra from South Calgary, Alberta, Canada -- We joined Junior Achievement’s Company Program as high school students simply interested in learning about business. However, what we acquired was so much more than just that. Company program has provided life changing experiences, valuable opportunities, and definitely taught us much more about life and business than we anticipated.

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