Cancer

The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...
Next time you encounter an interview with a touring musician whining about the rigours of the road, spare a thought for Rich Aucoin. On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-...
At president and CEO Paul Alofs’ recent farewell tribute, a job jar was mentioned that contained just one piece of paper: “Go raise $1 billion for cancer research,” it read. It...
Toronto’s The Gentlemen’s Expo, a giant man cave of style, grooming, food and drink, plus panels and speakers on a range of topics, has added an official charity element. Partnering with...
The title of Montreal singer-songwriter John Cody's fourth album, Hard Won: The Final Recordings, may rank as one of the great understatements of the musical world. The 16 songs are the...
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...
Breakout Brampton, Ontario pop star Alessia Cara showed how far she was willing to go to visit fans when she dropped in at the Sydney Children's Hospital in Sydney, Australia during a recent...
Guests enjoying the upmarket seaside accommodations at the Bethany Beach Ocean Suites luxury hotel in tiny Bethany Beach, Delaware (population 1,060) can sleep better knowing their discretionary...
Stuart McLean would be the first person to seek out the upbeat amid the sadness. The beloved host of CBC Radio's The Vinyl Café — also a bestselling author and award-winning...
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...

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