Cancer

Unlike the Movember campaign, where men grow facial hair to spread awareness about prostate cancer, guitarist Tim MacMillar of the Canadian progressive metal band Protest The Hero is going the...
Doug Gilmour, one of the most popular players to ever suit up for the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team, is donating some of his most iconic memorabilia to support Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie...
Rock band Rush are donating $40,000 to the cancer research cause of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie. The famed Canadian trio recently announced they were donating the money to the Gord Downie Fund...
Peter Munk and his wife Melanie, Andy and Valerie Pringle, HSBC Bank Canada, Movember Foundation, and 17-year-old Aidan Aird are among the recipients of the 2016 Philanthropy Awards in Toronto...
One of late heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio's signature songs was the rollicking number "We Rock." This month friends and supporters for the former Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell/...
Sharon Jones, the inimitable Grammy-nominated singer with soul/funk group the Dap-Kings, died from cancer Nov. 18 in Cooperstown, New York. The subject of the 2015 Barbara Kopple documentary, Miss...
McGregor Socks first previewed its Movember socks during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) at the Tastemakers’ gifting lounge, where actors such Tom Ford, Gerard Butler and Jeremy...
Teen Cancer America and Teenage Cancer Trust have a new musical ally. The respective US and UK cancer charities, both founded by The Who’s frontman Roger Daltrey, will split all sales proceeds...
Influential alternative band the Afghan Whigs have announced two special charity concerts to help Dave Rosser, their guitarist who has been diagnosed with inoperable colon cancer. A GoFundMe page...
Country music singer Brett Kissel, who tonight (Oct. 6) will receive the Allan Slaight Honour at Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto, recognizing young, inspirational Canadian musicians, is...

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