Education

​When girls in the developed world experience menstruation, it's common for them to miss school or even drop out — from shame, from pain, from the taboo. When 12 high school students...
As social entrepreneurs as a trend take a business-like approach to solving the world's problems, the annual Heart Series conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 14-15 is set to talk doing good for...
Ron Joyce, co-founder of the Tim Hortons fast-food franchise, died on Jan. 31 in his Burlington, Ont. home. He was 88. While Joyce is best known for steering the Horton's franchise from its...
National Football League (NFL) player Kenny Stills says he's going to donate money from a league award to activist/embattled pro football player Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp...
The annual Bell Let's Talk Day, a campaign fronted by communications giant Bell Media to promote awareness and understanding and reduce the stigma around mental health issues is today (Jan. 30),...
Legendary thrash metal band will be donating all proceeds from their forthcoming Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic at The Masonic towards their All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) charity...
Barenaked Ladies, Scott Helman, Monster Truck, USS and Saint Alvia are among the bands announced to perform acoustically at a free tribute concert to honour Mike "Beard Guy" Taylor, the...
Pegi Young, a musician and former wife of Neil Young who toured with him and put out albums of her own, died on Jan.1 after a long battle with cancer. She was 66 years old. Married to Neil for...
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan, a Global Citizen ambassador and anti-poverty activist, will narrate the upcoming climate change documentary, Paris to Pittsburgh, from...
Veteran shock rocker Alice Cooper will be enlisting the support of some fellow vampires to help teens in need. Specifically, Cooper is bringing out Johnny Depp and Aerosmith's Joe Perry...

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