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Belinda Stronach talks about the causes she supports Add to ...

Belinda Stronach, a former MP and CEO of Magna, explains how she got started in philanthropy. It started with Spread the Net, a campaign she began in 2005 with Rick Mercer, which has raised $5-million to buy insecticide-treated bed nets for children and pregnant women in Liberia and Rwanda.

The Globe and Mail is taking an in-depth look at the state of charitable giving. As part of the series, we've interviewed prominent philanthropists about their causes and their perspective on charitable giving.