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Five of the seven films being featured at the 15th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival being held in Toronto April 18-25 will feature works directed or co-directed by women. One of the...
Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal is one of three recipients of the 2018 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, established in 2012 by the...
Canadian rock act Arkells have become one of the country's biggest bands since forming a dozen years ago. So big, in fact, they've created their own music festival at a stadium in their...
The Sam Roberts Band will anchor the Global Citizen advocacy organization's first-ever concert event in Vancouver, British Columbia — and its only open to those who join the social advocacy...
The members of Montreal’s Arcade Fire will receive the 2018 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner, May 10, held at ...
Consciously-minded rapper Common used his appearance at the 90th Academy Awards last night (March 4) to call out U.S. President Donald Trump as well as the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
Actors Lupita Nyong’o and Kumail Nanjiani used their presenting opportunity at the 90th Academy Awards last night to show strong support for "Dreamers," people who were brought to the...
Rapper Logic used his time in the Grammy Awards spotlight last night (Jan. 28) to declare that "hate is ugly" and "women are as precious as they are stronger than any man."...
For more than a decade a coalition of grandmothers from Canada and Africa have come together under the "Grandmothers Campaign" supported by the Stephen Lewis Foundation with the express...
High-end Canadian department store Holt Renfrew has some reasonably priced soft toys that give back to the World Wildlife Fund to help preserve the Arctic ecosystem and Cuddle + Kind, which provides...

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