peaceFirst. Russian Volunteers become force in search for Missing Kids, Moscow 25. (RIA Novosti, Marc Bennets). As Russia marks International Children’s day for the first time on Friday, RIA Novosti takes a look at a volunteer organization that has grown out of tragedy to become one of the first ports of call for many desperate parents.

Second. Jonathan Renert, 10, with his father/math tutor, Aaron is on the news in “Calgary herald”, Thursday, May 17, 2012. After school Jonathan helps teach children like the MacNeil’s at the Bright Minds Program. The father said:”As people look at Jonathan and they see a kid who finished Grade 12 math in Grade 5, they treat it as the second coming of Christ. In the same way consistent practice and a good hockey coach can train a child to play better hockey. Mathematics is a beautiful, wonderful field as any other human endeavour.”

Third. Tom Mauro has had a love of vehicles since he was a boy. That love has continued to this day. He has collected vehicles like some people collect exquisite peices of art.

On June 16, Mauro and his wife Debra will donate two high-end machines- a 1969 Dodge Super Bee 440 Six Pack and a 2009 Big Dog “Wolf” motorcycle – for a good cause. “Cars are art”, says Mauro. He describes the motorcycle as “a rolling piece of art”.  “Calgary herald”, Thursday, May 17, 2012.

Fourth. Driving a sustainable future with electric cars and smart power. “Motors without rare earth permanent magnet materials are “a game-changing technology for automotive and renewable energy systems, because the price of rare earth permanent magnet materials has gone up about 10 times in the past year alone.” Ali Emadi, Professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Mc Master University. “The Globe and Mail”, Friday, May 25, 2012.

Fifth. Innovation and leadership key to achieving Canada’s potential. Nine big projects the 19 authors of Canada believe will allow Canada to achieve its economic potential over the next 40 years. Read more details on page ES 6-An Information Feature ,”The Globe and Mail”, Friday, May 25, 2012.

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