Aboriginal

A number of high-profile Canadian musicians will take part in a pair of Gord Downie tribute concerts in Southern Ontario on and around the first anniversary of The Tragically Hip singer's death...
When Ottawa electronic act A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) opened the 2017 Juno Awards broadcast, it wasn't just an important moment of mainstream recognition for the band, it was also a sign, a spark...
Emmanuel Jal and Xavier Rudd want their new musical team-up to spread love and kindness. Jal, a South Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist, activist and former child soldier, and Rudd, a socially...
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...
The families of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack say they've experienced a "massive outpouring of love and support" since Downie's death from brain cancer on October 17. He was 53...
Montreal new new romantics Stars will be using their upcoming tour to support the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal (NWSM.). The band recently announced on Twitter that $1 from each ticket...
One of the most important justice, cultural and human rights issues in Canada right now revolves around cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (MMIWG). Winnipeg indigenous pop band...
Canadian Mohawk singer Shawnee is using her new song "Warrior Heart" to support the prevention of suicides among indigenous youth. Proceeds from the newly released song will go towards...
“I never used the word ‘inundated’ before,” teacher Maggie MacDonnell says with a mix of humour and mild exasperation, “but now is the time that I could put that...
Rush may be loud onstage but the legendary Canadian rock band, which has sold more than 40 million albums in 40 years, is quiet off stage, especially when it comes to philanthropy.   The...

Pages