Cancer

Twelve years ago, actress Carrie-Lynn Neales was at her mother’s side, helping her through a colon cancer diagnosis. She was terrified; a teenager who suddenly had to face the mortality of a...
Loads of musicians boast benefit concerts on the resume, but few bands approach philanthropy with the zeal or unwavering commitment of Bon Jovi. The enduring New Jersey-reared rockers don’t...
At what age will you think about your legacy? For drummer Chuck Comeau of multi-platinum-selling pop-punkers Simple Plan, it started at 26. That’s how old he was when he and his bandmates...
There was a hockey legend, a doctor, a radio host, an insurance exec and five other models that walked the runway at high-end clothing retailer Holt Renfrew in Toronto for a fashion show in support...
The fundraising teams have names like Dancing Divas, Disco Babes, Disco Divas, Dancing Queens, Frank’s Disco Bunnies and So We Thought We Could Dance. Yes, it’s time to relive the 70s...
A little over two years ago, Calgary-based throat cancer survivor Heather Dougall was sitting on her couch watching TV when she came up with what she says “was the silliest idea she ever...
When Germany’s Glossybox, the monthly mailed subscriber-based beauty sample box,  launched in Canada a year ago, the new  Glossybox Canada decided that one of the themed boxes would...
Winnipeg singer-songwriter Romi Mayes tours the world as a musician and has Italy and the U.K. lined up for May, but for the past year, she has been passionate about raising funds to help a...
Bif Naked is primarily known as a rock singer, but that’s not her only talent. She’s also a songwriter, actress, cartoonist, radio host, live show presenter, poet and painter. And boy can...
They may be functional but garbage bins are unsightly. But in changing the colour to pink, Michigan-based Canadian Jo-Anne Perkins has made carrying your trash to the curb fun and cute. The colour,...

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