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Music-heavy news site about charities, causes and good deeds

COVID-19

Black Lives Matter Canada has launched a fundraising campaign for the Canada Black Mutual Aid Fund, which will provide a one-time $250 microgrant to one thousand Black individuals and families that...
The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival will look a little different this year without the usual frenzy of activity coming from the Rideau Canal. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the dragon boat races...
A national awareness campaign is hoping to generate government support for the Canadian live music sector and those impacted by its shutdown due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Live...
As a cool little promotion for their new double album, Served Live, Saskachewan folk-bluegrass act The Dead South is putting on an online charity bingo game Feb. 20 to help support music venues...
NB. This interview for Samaritanmag first ran in March 2014, and has been republished following his death Jan. 23, 2021 after being admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with...
"The Hill We Climb" by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman: Mr. President, Dr. Biden, Madam Vice-President, Mr. Emhoff, Americans and the world, When day comes, we ask...
The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Special, which aired for the first time on national television Dec. 19 and 24 on Citytv, raised over $190,000 for Crew Nation, CAMH Gift of...
The Tragically Hip’s Courage face mask is still for sale, but the rock band is already donating a good chunk of money from the sales to Unison Benevolent Fund, which provides emergency...
Alternative rock band Jimmy Eat World will present a series of three live stream concerts beginning on Jan. 15, and one dollar for every ticket sold until Jan. 14 will be donated to the...
The Together We Vibe virtual music event will be providing numerous reasons for people to party in social distanced safety this New Year's Eve. The nine-hour musical event is being put on as...

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