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DM Presidential Scholar Award

Ensuring children are healthy and educated today will prepare them to be the leaders of tomorrow. This guiding principle was the impetus behind the Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation’s recent gift to establish a Presidential Scholar Award at the University of British...

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Visit from North Shore Connexions Society

    The North Shore Connexions Society makes opportunities happen for people with special needs.  Their work is guided by these philosophy statements: They celebrate the individuality and diversity of each person They value the contributions of each person They...

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Visit to CanAssist

CanAssist at the University of Victoria envisions a society where all people have the opportunity to participate, contribute and reach their full potential. CanAssist strives to be a highly respected national resource that collaborates with UVic researchers and...

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Life’s Purpose


In the end, it is not about what you have or what you have accomplished. It is about those you have helped to lift up. It is about those you have helped to make better.

~ Djavad Mowafaghian