The Canadian PressJune 7, 2013 15:21
VANCOUVER - A Canadian who has inspired millions of people in his mission to save a unique bear on British Columbia's central coast has been recognized among the world's top 100 activists to empower youth.
A French group has put 31-year-old Toronto resident Simon Jackson on its list of 100 Guardian Angels of the Planet for his work to motivate youth to save B.C.'s rare white bears.
The Founding Congress of the World Green Games made the announcement in Paris through UNESCO this week to empower children to care for the environment.