Samaritanmag

Music-heavy news site about charities, causes and good deeds

Christine Clarke

On October 13, Steven Baird, managing director of Street Smart Kidz, took to the online comments section of a Vancouver Sun article on Amanda Todd to write a message that seems obvious, but resonated...
In song lyrics and artworks and everyday goals, there’s a single expression — distinctly paradoxical — that’s at the heart of what drives most toward their ambitions: we...
When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the U.S. government’s commitment to an AIDS-free generation at this year’s International AIDS Conference, it was an emphatic declaration...
The motivator for many philanthropic organizations is to provide a voice for otherwise invisible communities. But we can sometimes think of those communities as some type of “other;”...
The grating drill of jackhammers are threatening to overtake Samaritanmag’s conversation with Toronto-based writer and arts activist Jason Samilski, but the reason for the tools’ raucous...
One of the toughest things country artist Gord Bamford had to do as a child growing up in Lacombe, Alberta, was sell off his pet cattle. Sure, it’s not your typical childhood problem,...
In 2010, 1,946 children from abroad found adoptive homes in Canada, according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada statistics. Of that total, Haiti ranked second behind China in number of adoptees...
Parting isn’t such sweet sorrow in the case of car brand Mini and advertising company Taxi Canada. Taxi’s downtown Toronto office has a Mini Cooper parked out front to much fanfare. No...

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