Gheorghe Curelet-Balan Blog

Sunday, January 23, 2005

Canada on fifth place in the global tsunami relief effort.

This is old news that I missed: Canada raised its aid to $425 million taking the fifth place among nations that contributed to the global help.

Other related Canadian stories:
- 5 million dollars donation by the Pindoff family.
- eBay story of Samantha Bakker's crayon drawing. After some fake bids that pushed the price to $10000, her drawing found a real bidder in Toronto's Don Darroch who wanted to send a message that "there are more good than bad people in the world".
- CHUM campaign raised $4.5 million.
- CTV.CA stories.


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