Child Welfare

Anith Kumar works at Ernst & Young in Banglore, India, pouring over tax documents. The swanky offices are worlds away from the slum in northern Bangalore where Kumar was born. The child of...
It will be a motley bunch at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club in Alberta on Aug. 14 when chart-topping country singers, rodeo world champs, NHL and Olympic gold medalist hockey players and...
Aspiring pop stars hoping to balance dreams of glory with something more meaningful should consider entering the My Song for Change contest, currently accepting submissions until June 1.  Last...
On April 17, can you remain silent for 24 hours? Selena Gomez, Orlando Bloom, Jennifer Hudson, Seth Rogan, Clive Owen, Edward Norton and Martin Sheen are among the entertainers who hope you can....
Pharrell Williams' infamous “Mountain” hat, the one by designer Vivienne Westwood that looks like an oversized elongated Canadian Mountie Stetson, is up to 80 bids on eBay, amounting...
Canada’s youth support charity Kids Help Phone has just launched its newest free tool, which offers young people a discreet way to find help for depression, bullying, abuse, and other...
Virgin Mobile’s branding might be youthful, sexy and carefree but the corporate brass behind that image knows not everyone in North America is living the dream.  That explains why, of the...
Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard is an outgoing, friendly, funny prankster whose personality and hit pop songs have made his band one of the biggest new acts in Canada. Since 2005, Hedley has sold...
When Rhode Island teen Nicholas Lowinger first visited a homeless shelter as a child of five, he noticed how few of the kids had shoes that fit well or even had shoes at all.  Now 15, the...
Zack Ginies’ second Pie Drive benefitting homeless youth at Covenant House sold out in just over an hour. The Toronto man will bake 80 pies in one week, Dec. 1 to 7, using his late grandmother...

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