Addiction

Life in Attawapiskat, the isolated First Nation community on the western edge of James Bay, isn't easy. There was a suicide crisis in 2015-16 (an estimated 100 of Attawapiskat's 2,700...
Celtic-punk band Dropkick Murphys’ The Claddagh Fund charity raised more than $60,000 for the Boston Resiliency Fund in connection with its “Streaming Up From Boston” live-streamed...
The Unison Benevolent Fund, an emergency relief charity that provides both financial and counselling services to members of the Canadian music industry, experienced a 1900 percent increase in...
Canadian music industry support charity the Unison Benevolent Fund has announced a new fund to support musicians and support personnel directly impacted by the affects of the coronavirus pandemic...
Bad Wolves' new single, "Sober," from the album, N.A.T.I.O.N, appears in the indie movie Sno Babies, about two suburban opiate-addicted teenage girls, and, as part of the rollout, the...
Canadian indie label Royal Mountain Records, whose roster includes Alvvays, PUP, Mac DeMarco, Metz and US Girls, stepped up last year to give the musicians on its roster money to put towards mental...
          "Look who we had tea with today! The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited us today to discuss issues affecting women in the community,...
It’s been a banner year for Unison Benevolent Fund, with seemingly more public attention on the charity set up in 2011 by the Canadian music industry to help its own, whether through free...
Michigan rock band Wayland want to expand the conversation about mental health and high-profile friends in Shinedown, Three Doors Down and Candlebox are helping them get heard. The band's just...
A new project is using the joy people feel experiencing their most favourite and moving songs and weaponizing those feelings to fund science that will fight anxiety and depression. The Awesome...

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