Cancer

Thirty-three years after his Marathon of Hope inspired Canadians, Terry Fox remains one of the country’s finest examples of both athleticism and altruism. Terry Fox Runs continue to make...
The Brothers Dubé impressed Montreal’s Arcade Fire enough for the Grammy Award-winning band to jam with them, but when they discovered the kids were raising money for the same charity,...
The devastation caused by cancer is deep and everlasting. So it was fitting that one woman who lost her brother to the disease elected to get a tattoo to keep his memory alive. What was surprising to...
Actress Angelina Jolie may have gone public with her decision to have a double mastectomy, but it’s a decision countless others have made for similar reasons. For Toronto brand marketer Theresa...
Never underestimate the kindness of strangers, especially in the Internet age. That’s the mantra of California’s Hammersley family, who learned first-hand that a modest request for...
The smash hit “This Is What It Feels Like” by Dutch trance music DJ Armin van Buuren and featuring Canadian singer Trevor Guthrie, formerly of the band soulDecision, might have a feel-...
Cody Simpson, the 16-year-old Australian pop singer-songwriter who is represented by Justin Bieber’s manager, is the new ambassador for The Who’s Teen Cancer America, which...
Simple ideas sometimes net the best results. Just look at Yard Sale for the Cure, the annual event which raises money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation through coordinated but...
Bluenotes, the Canadian denim retailer geared towards teens and young adults, has long practiced corporate social responsibility. Established in 1984, the company which now operates 120 stores...
In his autobiography, Who I Am, The Who guitarist Pete Townshend addresses a multitude of issues he has struggled with throughout his 67 years from bullying to alcohol abuse to manic depressive...

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