Disaster Relief

When floods hit southern Alberta in June 2013, forcing more than 100,000 people from their homes, Calgary country singer Jason Hastie’s 1,200 square-foot bungalow survived the downpour...
Canadian electro-pop singer Lights, who spent part of her youth in the Philippines with her missionary parents, is currently auctioning off some of the one-of-a-kind dresses she wore in her music...
The Beatles, Bob Dylan, U2, Beyonce, Eminem, Michael Buble, Bruno Mars, Muse, Lorde, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, and Earth Wind & Fire are just some of the big and varied artists...
Saga frontman Michael Sadler has a personal connection to the Philippines and has quickly rounded up his friends and colleagues to put on T.O. Rock Aid, Dec. 12 at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert...
Typhoon Haiyan, the horrifically strong tropical cyclone that slammed the Philippines Nov. 8, leaving an estimated 10,000 dead and tens of thousands more displaced, is poised to emerge as one of the...
Bruce Cockburn, who has written songs and campaigned about everything from banning landmines to protecting the rain forests, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Allan Slaight...
The Brothers Dubé impressed Montreal’s Arcade Fire enough for the Grammy Award-winning band to jam with them, but when they discovered the kids were raising money for the same charity,...
The music community is coming to the aid of 71-year-old revered guitarist Amos Garrett who lost everything when his house filled with seven feet of water during the Alberta floods in June. Repairs...
The recent flooding in southern Alberta shows ominous signs of being the disaster that keeps on giving, with four fatalities so far confirmed and years of cleanup and restoration pending. And with...
Dogs have long distinguished themselves in the service of humans, both informally as trusted companions and professionally as seeing-eye or sniffer dogs. But rarely have the two roles dovetailed so...

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