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“Reminding Me” singer Shawn Hook and “Marching Bands” EDM-pop act Neon Dreams will be touring together this fall on a 17-date Canadian tour, with a dollar from each ticket...
After years of giving back, Canadian rockers Billy Talent have launched their own charitable trust.The band, which are celebrating their 25th anniversary, if you include their previous incarnation...
After reading his book, it’s hard not to conclude that the world needs more Tim Hague. Or more precisely, the world needs more people with Hague’s aggressive optimism in the face of...
The elite athletes of the Invictus Games are all revved up and have some place to go now thanks to the organizers behind the London, England theater production of Bat Out Of Hell – The...
When folk icon Woody Guthrie died in a New York City hospital on October 3, 1967, from the complications of Huntington’s disease, his widow Marjorie ensure a continued battle against the...
Like non-fiction books, documentaries have at least one very distinct advantage over their fictional filmic counterparts: even so-so docs send viewers away having learned something new. That...
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...
Five of the seven films being featured at the 15th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival being held in Toronto April 18-25 will feature works directed or co-directed by women. One of the...
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-...
One of Canada’s most admired and significant philanthropists has died. Peter Munk, who donated nearly $300 million to numerous causes and established and created the renowned Munk Debates, with...

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