Physical Disabilities

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...
Try as we might, we are seldom at our most compassionate when rushing through the grocery store checkout or grabbing a quick snack on route to the next appointment. But for a few weeks this spring,...
The Canadian advertising industry is rallying around NABSDay today (Oct. 16) to help support its members in need. NABSDay is an initiative of the National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS)....
Legendary comedic actor and philanthropist Jerry Lewis died yesterday in his Las Vegas home from natural causes. He was 91. A singer, filmmaker, and screenwriter, Lewis was probably best known...
Mega rap star Kanye West once said that "inspiring people is the definition of success." The "Stronger" and "Power" hit-maker reinforced that belief recently when he...
Canadian comedy titans — and we mean titans — took part in an all-star benefit for Spinal Cord Injury Ontario at Second City Toronto's mainstage on July 17, raising $325,000....
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...
Veteran actress Meryl Streep, who was an outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter during her bid for President, used her platform at last night’s Golden Globes to illuminate the hatred and bullying...
Between 2007 and 2016, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada were locked in lengthy, sometimes Herculean struggle across the courts of...
On June 22 punk rock motivational speaker Kevin Brooks enthusiastically tweeted out in all caps "NEW WHEELCHAIR HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY ORDERED!!" It was, as a statement about wheelchairs...

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