Etan Vlessing

Toronto-raised Aladdin actor Mena Massoud knows Canada prizes diversity as a strength, but insists he didn't get much help from the Canadian entertainment industry in landing the titular role in...
A benefit concert to promote suicide prevention in the wake of the tragic death last year of "Wake Me Up!" dance music hitmaker Avicii, whose birthname was Tim Bergling, has been set for...
Canadian global pop star Shawn Mendes has launched a charitable foundation with $1 million in funds and partnerships, with Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the environmental...
Youth Employment Services (YES) is partnering with Citi Foundation, the  philanthropic arm of financial institution Citibank, to help disadvantaged Canadian youth gain personal and...
Canadian country musician Gord Bamford raised $464,755 during his 12th annual Charity Golf Classic for The Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre and other children's charities.  The two-...
Concert promoter Evenko is stepping up efforts to reduce plastic and other waste that piles up at its music festivals at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal, like Osheaga, which kicks off tomorrow (Aug.2...
Billionaire businessman Eric Sprott and wife Vizma have made a matching $3 million donation to the Canadian Athletes Now Fund (CAN Fund), which supports Canadian athletes training for the Olympic...
A special Senate committee on Canada's charitable sector has called on the federal government to bolster the country's non-profit sector, in part by adopting a national volunteer strategy...
With the 50th running of the Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve underway, Artists for Peace and Justice held its inaugural charity event in Montreal June 8 at...
After a dialogue with the Humane Society of America, the Fur Free Alliance and other animal rights groups, the luxury fashion brand Prada has pledged to stop using animal fur in its designs or new...

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