Cancer

Fans from as far away as Sydney, Australia and Brooklyn, New York stepped up on Twitter to buy tickets for other fans close to home to attend tonight’s benefit concert for R&B singer...
Chris Ruscheinski and his twin brother Jamie were still in high school when the inconceivable occurred: they discovered that their mother Janis had contracted breast cancer. And as if things...
A group of Kingston, Ontario musicians are coming together to share their music and the message of hope and reconciliation as part of a Gord Downie Tribute Concert, to be held at The Ale House...
Canadian country acts Gord Bamford, The Washboard Union and Karen Lee Batten are among the performers for Gone Country – Here For The Cure, an all-day concert and cancer-battling fundraiser...
George Thorogood doesn’t call donating money to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “charity.” He calls it “a tragedy.” The American boogie blues legend, whose albums...
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...
Next time you encounter an interview with a touring musician whining about the rigours of the road, spare a thought for Rich Aucoin. On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-...
At president and CEO Paul Alofs’ recent farewell tribute, a job jar was mentioned that contained just one piece of paper: “Go raise $1 billion for cancer research,” it read. It...
Toronto’s The Gentlemen’s Expo, a giant man cave of style, grooming, food and drink, plus panels and speakers on a range of topics, has added an official charity element. Partnering with...
The title of Montreal singer-songwriter John Cody's fourth album, Hard Won: The Final Recordings, may rank as one of the great understatements of the musical world. The 16 songs are the...

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