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The Canadian government's daily COVID-19 briefings, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on Wednesday (March 25) focused on a new financial lifeline for the unemployed, support for media outlets...
The Canadian Cancer Society is reminding cancer patients a toll-free helpline is available to answer questions that may arise due to the coronavirus pandemic. The cancer research and support...
The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has sought to reassure pet owners to not surrender or abandon their pets as there's no scientific evidence cats and dogs and other companion animals can be...
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (DWB/MSF) knows how to operate when emergency and essential health care is hard to come by in a war or disaster zone. So, as the global spread of...
A new fund from the World Health Organization (WHO) to tackle the global COVID-19 outbreak will receive $15 million USD in donations from Facebook and Google. The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund...
Food delivery company DoorDash has taken social distancing to the doorstep as heroic delivery personnel have agreed to place a customer's food in a safe place and alert their customer by text or...
Electronic "pow-wow-step" group A Tribe Called Red have released the new song "Land Back" to support the Wet’suwet’en nation in its ongoing conflict involving the...
New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. says the verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial changes the course of history in the fight against sexual violence. Weinstein, a high-profile movie...
Joaquin Phoenix used his Best Actor win at the 92nd Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, CA on Feb. 10 to speak out about animal rights, advocate for the fight against all forms of injustice, and to...
Multiple high-profile musical events including a concert featuring Queen, Alice Cooper and k.d. lang are being planned in Australia as bushfires continue to ravage the country. Nearly 6,000...

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