Kim Hughes

Nothing gets the word out as far and wide as social media. Attach a celebrity to your message —making their diverse followers a de facto workforce via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter shares...
Every day in every corner of the continent, an army of cat-loving volunteers — some organized, some ad hoc and responding to strays that simply turn up in the backyard one day — set...
Despite the herculean efforts of doctors, researchers and scientists the world over, cancer doesn’t appear to be going anywhere fast. Campaigns such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, staged...
It’s now officially summer.  And that means just about everyone — but especially those in northern climes, like Canada — is spending every possible moment outdoors, maximizing...
The concept of devoting an entire month to the celebration of pizza is fairly awesome. That one major participant in the North America-wide program leverages October’s National Pizza Month...
When long-dormant bands reform, they are typically motivated by cash or nostalgia, not altruism. But when righteous reggae combo Fujahtive ascends the stage at Toronto’s Tattoo Queen West...
If weekly housecleaning and morning cartoons aren’t quite reason enough to spring out of bed early on Saturday morning, then a slate of free movies and deeply discounted snacks courtesy...
The charitable space surrounding breast cancer is noisy. But a Toronto-based non-profit hopes the presence (albeit distantly) of Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow will raise awareness...
Two California-based men are bringing pioneering solutions to a sinister global problem. One is a documentary filmmaker, the other a commercial real estate developer and amateur pilot; both are...
Sometimes altruism emerges from surprising places. Take the case of OfficeMax Grand & Toy, the marquee office supply company known for school and office essentials like printer cartridges, paper...

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