Kim Hughes

If you are having a tough financial month, can pay rent or mortgage, but have no money left over to buy groceries because your car died or you needed a root canal, Canadian food banks are there...
With 46 consecutive seasons of charitable giving behind it, the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish, which brings toys and financial aid to needy families across the Greater Toronto Area each December, has...
It may not grab headlines like schoolyard bullying but elder abuse is an equally insidious and pervasive problem. According to the Government of Canada on its website, it has been estimated that...
Canadian musician Barney Bentall, onetime leader of 90s roots-rock combo the Legendary Hearts, known for such songs as "Something to Live For" and "Life Could Be Worse," has...
No campaign to end cancer has achieved the white-hot media profile of the breast cancer campaign. Celebrities from across the spectrum — actresses Cynthia Nixon and Christina Applegate,...
Typhoon Haiyan, the horrifically strong tropical cyclone that slammed the Philippines Nov. 8, leaving an estimated 10,000 dead and tens of thousands more displaced, is poised to emerge as one of the...
Jack Johnson views altruism and music as inseparable. While the Hawaii-based singer/songwriter and surf enthusiast may be best known to beer-glugging college kids for unhurried, sun-drenched acoustic...
ONEHOPE was launched six years ago by eight Southern Californian wine industry colleagues eager to make a difference and so far has raised more than $1 million for various non-profits through a...
To the delight of multiple volunteer cat rescue and advocacy groups, the City of Toronto, once regarded as hostile on the issue of homeless cats, has declared Oct. 16 to 22 Feral Cat Awareness Week...
A towel made of plastic bottles? How on earth? Hot yoga is a sweaty, messy, laundry-intensive business. Yet most yogis pride themselves on being gentle with Mother Earth, so how to reconcile...

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