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The Salvation Army has launched a Canadian campaign to raise money to buy 1000 tents for the survivors of last month’s earthquake in Haiti. Just drop into one of  thrift stores and make a...
Build-A-Bear Workshop, the North American make your own stuffed animal retail mall chain, is looking for the next crop of Huggable Heroes. The company’s 7th annual search recognizes and rewards...
Underwear and bras. One never thinks of these items when it comes to donating used clothing, and rightly so; that’s quite simply gross. But they are still needed.  For the past seven years...
Humanitarian Dr. Samantha Nutt, co-founder and executive director of War Child Canada, has received the Order of Ontario, the highest official honour in the province.  The ceremony will be held...
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ocho Cinco (born Chad Johnson) is best known for two things: creative touchdown celebrations and talking good-natured smack. What is sometimes overlooked about...
One of the best new songs not on Ian Thornley’s latest album, Tiny Pictures, is a track he recorded to help raise awareness for the charity Spread The Net. “Provide,” for which the...
Toronto’s eighth annual Winterlicious, which runs from January 29 to February 11 at 150 restaurants, is intended for people to try some of the city’s best and sometimes priciest...
Rapper Kardinal Offishall has spent little time in Canada the past year, as he’s been touring the world following the success of his smash single “Dangerous” featuring Akon, but he...
British jazzy-soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae first became associated with water sanitization organization Pump Aid during the cycle for her 2006 self-titled debut, which went on to sell four million...
Sam Roberts, Sarah Harmer and Kathleen Edwards have been confirmed for this year’s acoustic Holiday Jam at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, December 14. The artists — all on...

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