Human Rights

A running prank feud between high-profile actors Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman is having the unintended benefit of shedding light on the benefits of fair trade coffee. The pair, who play at-odds...
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...
Canadian-born Hollywood actress Ellen Page used her segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to discuss many important issues from environmental racism towards First Nations in Canada to...
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),...
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’...
A new ad campaign from Gillette is confronting the concept of toxic masculinity and challenging men to be the best they can be. Launched on Jan. 13 with a short film titled We Believe: The Best...
High profile British musicians Adele, Stormzy, Marcus Mumford and Akala are speaking up about the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy which caused 72 deaths in June 2017. "FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS -...
A new four-song EP featuring Pharrell Williams, Stormzy, David Guetta, Los Unidades, Stargate and more has been released to support the Global Citizen organization and its goal to end extreme poverty...
Wealthy benefactors, organizations that make a difference and a pair of enterprising teenagers who raised $150,000 towards helping youth who suffer from diabetes were among those lauded by the...

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