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The late Gord Downie will receive the 2019 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner on May 9. The event is held at Toronto’s...
Paul Simon, who last year said he intends to do charity shows after giving up concert touring,  is set to donate the proceeds from his Aug. 11 Outside Lands Festival headlining performance...
The way Cecilia Conrad of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation tells it, there are many philanthropists with untold wealth on the sidelines while worthy charitable organizations...
Pretty much everybody of every age loves owls. But it’s fair to say Rebecca Lessard loves the wide-eyed marvels and their bird-of-prey brethren more. Since 1990, the founder and director...
Veteran jam band Phish will be donating $104,125 USD ($139,001 CDN) from concert merchandise sales to seven non-profit agencies who aided in key flood relief efforts after the Curveball festival...
On March 15 of this year an estimated 1.4 million students from 112 countries skipped school to take part in the Global Climate Strike for the Future, a worldwide protest to prevent further global...
Not everyone sees beauty in a picture-perfect green lawn sprayed with pesticides or other harmful chemicals. Take Toronto filmmaker Andrew Nisker, known for his environmental docs, Garbage:...
Apple, the company responsible for ubiquitous products like the iPhone, iPod and Macbook, has released the results of its 13th annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, an ongoing...
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...
Arcade Fire, Arkells, Dan Mangan, Peaches, Tagaq and Torquil Campbell (Stars) are among the more than 160 high-profile Canadian musicians who've signed a statement of support for the Wet’...

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