Disaster Relief

The devastating forest fires that raged in Fort McMurray, Alberta last year have inspired one Northern Ontario musician to help out her community. Bet Smith, the titular head of Gravenhurst,...
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...
Bob Ezrin’s CV is expansive and impressive but so too is his heart. The latter is about to be fêted with a statue all its own. Along with wife and business partner Jan Ezrin, the...
Bruce Cockburn will need to clear some space on the proverbial mantel. On Wednesday (Feb. 15), the legendary Canuck singer/songwriter and activist received the inaugural People's Voice Award from...
The Committee to Protect Journalists made the headlines in a big way this week when actor Meryl Streep called for the organization's support during her take-no-prisoners speech at the 74th annual...
Country singing star Dolly Parton's star-studded telethon to help Sevier County, Tennessee wildfire victims has raised more than $9 million U.S. ($12,031,897 CAD). The Smoky Mountains Rise: A...
Actor, singer and philanthropist Tom Jackson, known for his roles in such popular TV fare as North Of 60, Street Legal, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Chicago Hope, was living in a crawl...
After 40 years, 40 million albums, and numerous Juno awards, Rush have become Canadian rock legends and next April Toronto’s Canadian Music Week will honour the band with the Allan Slaight...
A New Orleans-based educator has raised more than $37,000 US ($47,900 CDN) from over 900 people in a campaign to help those affected by the destructive flooding that has recently crippled parts of...
TOMS, the not for profit company that gives a pair of shoes to a needy child for every pair it sells, has teamed with Nepalese fashion designer Prabal Gurung, whose dresses have been worn by Michelle...

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