Developing Countries

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...
Billionaire philanthropist Frank Giustra believes too many wealthy people do too little to open their hearts and give with purpose back to people and society. The Ontario native, who has...
Emmanuel Jal and Xavier Rudd want their new musical team-up to spread love and kindness. Jal, a South Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist, activist and former child soldier, and Rudd, a socially...
Heavy metal band Metallica have donated their one million Swedish krona ($149,851 CAD) Polar Music Prize award to three different charities, including one fellow Polar winner. Founded in 1989...
California-based singer-songwriter Kesha has teamed up with United We Dream, America’s largest immigrant youth-led organization at 4 million, to raise awareness about the organization....

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