Foundations

Gary Slaight and his family have helped so many causes and charities over the years that when the Toronto philanthropist and music industry benefactor offered to shave his head and match...
Shooting and scoring to help beat cancer just got a lot easier with news that Via Rail will provide free rail travel to out-of-town teams coming into Toronto to play in the fifth annual Road...
Simple Plan capped off 2014 by giving away $300,000, a record for the Montreal rock band’s Foundation and bringing its total tally since forming in 2005 to $1.5 million in donations. The 2014-...
Bryan Adams will be honoured again for his charity work and social activism. At next year’s Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto, the musician will receive the Allan...
The concept of devoting an entire month to the celebration of pizza is fairly awesome. That one major participant in the North America-wide program leverages October’s National Pizza Month...
Facial moisturizer isn’t a typical fundraising item for an all-male rock band, but Montreal’s Simple Plan gladly teamed with cosmetic company Kiehl’s to raise money for their...
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...
It will be a motley bunch at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club in Alberta on Aug. 14 when chart-topping country singers, rodeo world champs, NHL and Olympic gold medalist hockey players and...
With her platinum credentials as a former New York lawyer, Stanford School of Business MBA (class of 2006) and successful entrepreneur Catalina Girald doesn’t seem like a 21st century...
A 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K special roadster, up for auction internationally July 12 via Bonhams auction house, is expected to raise 3.6 million euro (CAD $5.36 million) with sale proceeds...

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