Foundations

The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...
Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal is one of three recipients of the 2018 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, established in 2012 by the...
The Tragically Hip might at least be pleased that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Michael Barclay’s new book, The Never-Ending Present (ECW Press), about the Canadian rock band and...
Jay-Z used his recent appearance on My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman to explain why Donald Trump being the president of the United States of America might help turn the...
Next time you encounter an interview with a touring musician whining about the rigours of the road, spare a thought for Rich Aucoin. On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-...
One of Canada’s most admired and significant philanthropists has died. Peter Munk, who donated nearly $300 million to numerous causes and established and created the renowned Munk Debates, with...
As a result of the Mental and Emotional Wellness Innovation Challenge, five schools from across America will be receiving support from Lady's Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, and Donors...
On Saturday, March 24, young people across America and around the world will take part in the March For Our Lives, a massive series of rallies meant to fight for comprehensive and improved gun...
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the 2018 MusiCares Concert For Recovery on May 10 at 1100-capacity The Showbox in Seattle, at...
David Suzuki’s status as a towering environmental advocate and exceptional broadcaster are assured. But just in case anything else is needed to cement his peerless reputation — apart from...

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