Everyday Hero: University professor chooses better world over profit

A man who could have made millions with his inventions is trying to create a better world and inspire students, instead of seeking profits. Christina Stevens has this week’s Everyday Hero, Prof. Praveen Jain.


There are many people trying to make a difference who rarely receive the media attention they deserve. Everyday Hero is our attempt to provide better balance in our newscast. We profile Canadians who don’t go looking for attention, but deserve it. People who through their ideas, effort and dedication are making a difference in the lives of other people.

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