Developing Countries

A running prank feud between high-profile actors Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman is having the unintended benefit of shedding light on the benefits of fair trade coffee. The pair, who play at-odds...
Simple Plan Foundation, the philanthropic organization created by the multi-platinum Canadian pop-rock band, handed out $225,000 at the end of 2018, according to a press release issued by its record...
‘Tis the giving season, but Canadian country artist Aaron Goodvin wants to keep that goodwill going the rest of the year, too. So he’s partnered with A World For Good, a service that lets...
A new four-song EP featuring Pharrell Williams, Stormzy, David Guetta, Los Unidades, Stargate and more has been released to support the Global Citizen organization and its goal to end extreme poverty...
There’s a big “Thank you Toronto” on the main page of the Artists For Peace and Justice (APJ) website.  If you click “celebrating 10 years,” it takes you to a...
Canadian cinema giant Cineplex Entertainment on Oct. 27 will hold another day of offering free movies as part of its annual Cineplex Community Day initiative, including Transformers: The Last Night,...
Hurricane Michael's torrential winds had barely subsided Oct. 11 when The Office star hosted The Long Run For Recovery, Sean Penn's charity fundraiser, in Venice, California, to...
Ron Kitchener began his RGK Entertainment Group a quarter century ago to help manage the careers of up-and-coming Canadian acts, primarily in the country genre. One of his first, a client to this...
Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle and Graham Nash will be part of an all-star five-date tour this fall to support refugees in the U.S. The Lantern Tour will feature Harris, Earle, Browne...
Already a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame, noted American singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is being lauded for his commitment to social justice, peace and...

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