Child Welfare

In the video for her song “Sunflower,” from her 2009 debut album, Famous, country singer Stacey Zegers presents a poignant anti-bullying message. A victim herself of childhood...
In the music industry, he is the rapper/producer formerly known as Solitair and now goes by Silver, but outside music he’s known by his birthname Sheldon Pitt, the executive director of ...
Many people get behind causes and charities and musicians are often asked to become spokespeople, "ambassadors" or simply perform at a fundraising event when they reach even a modicum of...
Toronto’s Down With Webster has reached a point where the gold-selling band will start looking for a cause to put its name behind.  The seven-piece funky hip hop outfit has already done...
Two days after Duane Rutter played acoustic guitar for 48 hours to raise funds in honour of his mother, who died of cancer 10 years ago, and he was back at his day job. “I've...
TOMS, the American shoe line whose "one for one" policy is to donate one pair of new shoes to a child in need for each pair bought, has just launched its spring collection, inspired by late...
Beady Eye, the new band from former Oasis members, including frontman Liam Gallagher, is continuing its support of a charity that helps young people fight cancer. “We’re behind the...
A Canadian-made Carparelli guitar painted by famed British artist Damien Hirst sold for $146,730 (U.S.) at Christie's showroom in London, England, on February 17. All proceeds went to War Child U...
“Your face is your calling card to the world,” begins Dr. Peter A. Adamson’s new book, Fabulous Faces, which focuses on the motivations and transformations of more than 30 of...
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has named Toronto’s Marian Cheney 2010’s MusiCounts teacher of the year. For 20 years, she has been teaching music at Queen...

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