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Canadian denim retailer Bluenotes will be selling a $10 fundraising t-shirt for Kids Help Phone, as of Monday (Nov. 19). Emblazoned on the back are the words “Artists against loneliness,...
From pyjamas and slippers to a gift card to the coffee shop, this holiday season Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation (CAMH) is stepping up its gift-giving program Gifts...
Mission statements seldom come simpler than the one guiding the Whole Planet Foundation, which aims to alleviate poverty through microcredit — small loans extended to poor people — in...
Kalen Emsley was at his computer, looking through Facebook, when he came across arresting image after arresting image of friend and former football rival Dave Luba in Hawaii. Luba, who was attending...
Halloween has always been an elaborate exercise in give and take. This October 31, Toronto’s Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, Canada's largest children's...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman, and he's washing windows! The life of a superhero is not meant to be dull, so it is perhaps surprising to see Superman, Batman, Spiderman and...
Children should not be carrying weapons and recruited as soldiers, this we know. Sadly, it is happening in various war-torn countries. As part of a larger campaign War Child Canada has launched,...
Canada’s Cineplex Entertainment continues its newly formed tradition of offering free movies on what it has declared National Community Day — this year, Oct. 20. Regular popcorn,...
Most people think of home when they think of appliances. So it made perfect sense when Electrolux Canada, maker of fridges, stoves, dishwashers and other shiny utilitarian things, recently announced...
Feist doesn’t know how she will use the $30,000 she just received as winner of the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, declaring Metals the year’s best Canadian album, but she is contemplating...

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