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Going to the movies is not always affordable for families, but this Saturday, Oct. 22, is one day where you won't even mind the price of popcorn. In fact, you'll want to pay for it. Cineplex...
The title says it all. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and philanthropic billionaire Bill Gates will join artists Usher, Half Moon Run, Metric, Grimes, and Charlotte Cardin for a free ticketed concert...
Alicia Keys and her non-profit We Are Here have created a thought-provoking short film, Let Me In, that portrays the world refugee crisis in a dramatic light.  Written and directed by Jon...
The Canadian government will provide millions of dollars in financial assistance to help thousands of Iraqis in need of food, shelter, healthcare and other aid, as well as direct considerable funds...
Masai Ujiri is slowly becoming a giant of Africa – and it has nothing to do with his 6”4 height. As the first African-born general manager of a North American pro sports team, the Toronto...
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador on Saturday night (April 16) has resulted in at least 350 deaths and 2,068 injuries so far. Damage from the quake and a reported more than 230 aftershocks is...
There's far more to beloved children's entertainer Fred Penner than just songs about sandwiches, cats who like to come back and signature entrances on stages through hollow logs. Penner, a...
When retired WNBA star Ruth Riley came to Toronto to take part in an NBA Fit event as part of the city's NBA All-Star Game celebrations, it represented far from the only charitable endeavor the...
Nelly Furtado will be honoured with the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, May 5, during Canadian Music Week in Toronto. The Canadian...
Shawn Mendes is 17 and one of the most successful newcomers in pop music. His debut album, Handwritten, has charted all over the world, including No. 1 in Canada and the U.S. and he just finished a...

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