Spotlights

Few of us need encouragement to drink more coffee but it’s nice to know that, on one day at least, our collective java obsession can actually bring about real change for good. On June 5...
Shortly after her husband returned from the Middle East, post 9/11, O.R. nurse Nicole Taylor noticed a dramatic change in him. The military firefighter had become withdrawn: he disengaged from his...
Tom Cochrane’s Juno Award honouring his humanitarianism was given out last month during a private, industry-only gala dinner which was not webcast or shown on television. Footage of his...
Dairy Queen Canada, the long-established burger and soft-serve ice cream purveyor, which boasts some 600 outlets from coast to coast, last year raised $2.5 million through several initiatives for...
Kevin DeAbreu and his wife Kathy have managed to acquire 13 signed guitars by the likes of Rush, Blue Rodeo, Finger Eleven and Anne Murray since starting Music Heals The Soul last August in...
Guys like Danny Fernandes are the reason clichés about judging books by their covers still have traction in the 21st century. The heavily inked, highly connected 27-year-old pop singer/...
Loads of musicians boast benefit concerts on the resume, but few bands approach philanthropy with the zeal or unwavering commitment of Bon Jovi. The enduring New Jersey-reared rockers don’t...
If you’re a parent who is strapped by a limited income but still wishes you could spoil your children with various toys, an alternative solution might be closer than you think. Most family...
When Germany’s Glossybox, the monthly mailed subscriber-based beauty sample box,  launched in Canada a year ago, the new  Glossybox Canada decided that one of the themed boxes would...
They may be functional but garbage bins are unsightly. But in changing the colour to pink, Michigan-based Canadian Jo-Anne Perkins has made carrying your trash to the curb fun and cute. The colour,...

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