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Raffi's blog

For millions of fans, Raffi's music was the soundtrack of their childhoods. These "beluga grads" now share his songs with their own kids. Raffi has been described by the [i]Washington Post[/i] and the [i]Toronto Star[/i] as the most popular children's entertainer in the western world, and Canada's all time children's champion. Raffi is a tech enthusiast, entrepreneur, and ecology advocate. He holds three honorary degrees, is the recipient of numerous awards, and is a Member of the Order of Canada.

Blog - Raffi's blog May 6
Raffi Cavoukian | Christy Clark's Liberals have repeatedly shown themselves to be a party for the 1 percent. On May 9th, let's change that.
Blog - Raffi's blog June 9
Image: Flickr/Steve Baker
Raffi Cavoukian | What if Bernie seized a chance to go for a lasting legacy with an immediate and important role for him to play? Raffi has a few ideas.
Blog - Raffi's blog June 7
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Raffi Cavoukian | We can't know on Tuesday, June 7 who the Democratic nominee will be. That's the truth.
Blog - Raffi's blog June 25
 Image: courtesy of Homeland Press
Raffi Cavoukian | Tech guru Jaron Lanier once saw promise in kids' affinity for computers. His vision later changed.
Blog - Raffi's blog December 25
Photo: Choo Yut Shing/Flickr
Raffi Cavoukian | Child Honouring is a vision, an organizing principle, and a way of life -- a revolution in values that calls for a profound redesign of every sphere of society.
Blog - Raffi's blog December 1
Raffi Cavoukian, Sandy Garossino | British Columbia teen Amanda Todd ended her life after suffering intolerable bullying triggered by a sexual predator who found and blackmailed her through Facebook. Millions were outraged. We were too
Blog - Raffi's blog November 16
various | B.C. community send an open letter to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in a coordinated effort to press for industry reform and consumer protection from online predators.
Blog - Raffi's blog August 9
Raffi Cavoukian | Raffi reflects on an unusual friendship with a beluga mama following the death of 46-year-old Kavna the Beluga whale, who came to the Vancouver Aquarium in 1976 from Churchill, Manitoba.
Blog - Raffi's blog May 23
Raffi Cavoukian | "Environmentalism has failed" is a statement that deserves attention. It comes from famed environmentalist David Suzuki marking 50 years since Rachel Carson's book, Silent Spring.
Blog - Raffi's blog May 12
Raffi Cavoukian | Pete Seeger was the king of sing-alongs, a master at prompting audience participation. He didn't just expect it, he asked for it. Demanded it.
Blog - Raffi's blog March 26
Raffi | On March 26, award-winning singer/songwriter Raffi offers something new: a song celebrating hockey!
Blog - Raffi's blog January 14
Children and the Stanley Cup Photo: Pete Zarria http://www.flickr.com/photos/toby_d1/
Raffi Cavoukian | You might wonder about pro hockey and world peace, but renowned children's entertainer and advocate Raffi sees them as intimately intertwined.
Blog - Raffi's blog November 17
Raffi Cavoukian | A fallen system broken beyond repair can't be put back together. It is, however, ripe for transformation.
Blog - Raffi's blog October 26
Raffi Cavoukian | It's fun to get tweets from my grown-up "beluga grad" fans who are surprised to find that the singer they knew in childhood now cares about the Occupy Wall Street movement.