Aboriginal

The families of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack say they've experienced a "massive outpouring of love and support" since Downie's death from brain cancer on October 17. He was 53...
Montreal new new romantics Stars will be using their upcoming tour to support the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal (NWSM.). The band recently announced on Twitter that $1 from each ticket...
One of the most important justice, cultural and human rights issues in Canada right now revolves around cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (MMIWG). Winnipeg indigenous pop band...
Canadian Mohawk singer Shawnee is using her new song "Warrior Heart" to support the prevention of suicides among indigenous youth. Proceeds from the newly released song will go towards...
“I never used the word ‘inundated’ before,” teacher Maggie MacDonnell says with a mix of humour and mild exasperation, “but now is the time that I could put that...
Rush may be loud onstage but the legendary Canadian rock band, which has sold more than 40 million albums in 40 years, is quiet off stage, especially when it comes to philanthropy.   The...
Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the...
The Tragically Hip's frontman Gord Downie turns 53 today. Let’s reignite the flood of donations for his charities, which were set up following the announcement a year ago that he had...
He's spoken in front of such luminaries as the Martin Luther King Family and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and his viral videos of his controversial slam poetry have garnered more than 15 million...
Songwriting legend and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie, whose songs include "Universal Soldier" and "Now That the Buffalo's Gone," will be this year's recipient of the Allan...

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