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Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company will split $75,000 raised from its recent signature Oktoberfest charity event between The Canadian Canoe Foundation, United Way Ottawa, Kiva, Just Food,...
Emerging West Coast singer-songwriter Lydia Hol wants your iPod and MP3 players for music therapy. She is asking concert-goers and fans to donate the gently used items to Music Heals’ cool...
A decade ago, six Torontonians roamed the streets dressed as zombies, complete with bloody makeup, sunken eyes and tattered clothing. It was the world’s first public Zombie Walk. Vancouver, San...
Two summers ago, Michelle Amerie took a deep breath and began rappelling down all 32 storeys of the Rio Can building in downtown Toronto to benefit Easter Seals. The kicker: She did it in a...
Gord Bamford’s forthcoming album is called Country Junkie, but the acclaimed country singer-songwriter is a charitable junkie as well. He may project the image of a honky-tonking good ol...
Musician Tom Cochrane lost his father to Parkinson’s disease and calls it “a cause near and dear to my heart.” The Canadian Hall of Fame rocker is the headline act and main...
Bruce Cockburn, who has written songs and campaigned about everything from banning landmines to protecting the rain forests, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Allan Slaight...
Back in the late '70s, The Ian Thomas Band was one of the most popular in Canada. Their sound was spearheaded by the melodic songs and voice of Ian Thomas and the fluent licks of guitarist...
For a long time, the Canadian music industry’s charity of choice, MusiCounts, operated by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) which puts on the annual Juno Awards, has...
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is ramping up its Bear Bile campaign, bringing awareness to the barbaric industry in East and South East Asia where thousands of bears are being...

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