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Every year, 3.74 trillion sticks of gum are made. That doesn’t include gum balls or other forms, but chewing gum is the second most common form of litter next to cigarette butts. According to...
Former professional hockey player Clint Malarchuk almost died on the ice during a game between the Buffalo Sabres and St. Louis Blues on March 22, 1989. Malarchuk, the Sabres' goaltender, got...
Pete Bombaci talks about “the power of the moustache to create conversation.” He’s the country director of Movember Canada and has heard enough stories, witnessed enough Mo Bros and...
Toronto singer-songwriter Hayden who released his latest album, Us Alone, in early 2013, finally has had time to put on his dream concert — a benefit for Beverley Street School designed for...
The charitable space surrounding breast cancer is noisy. But a Toronto-based non-profit hopes the presence (albeit distantly) of Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow will raise awareness...
Two California-based men are bringing pioneering solutions to a sinister global problem. One is a documentary filmmaker, the other a commercial real estate developer and amateur pilot; both are...
"The line I always tell people is that this album is a thousand years of American history, past, present and miserable sci-fi future." Joel Moss Levinson is laughing audibly on the other...
When A&W Canada staged its annual nationwide fundraiser Cruisin’ To End MS last month, Canadians were reminded that this country has the highest incidence of multiple sclerosis in the...
Dismayed by what he saw as a social media backlash against the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after it became a hugely successful viral fundraising initiative, Tom DeSavia says he shook his head, at first...
Sometimes altruism emerges from surprising places. Take the case of OfficeMax Grand & Toy, the marquee office supply company known for school and office essentials like printer cartridges, paper...

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