Human Rights

The on-going Coronavirus pandemic has forced the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to go mostly online for its slimmed down 45th edition Sept. 10 to 19.  The 2020 festival will...
The Toronto Raptors announced this afternoon that the opening game of their National Basketball Association (NBA) round two playoff series against the Boston Celtics set to take place in Orlando...
Revered Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip have released a "Courage"-themed face mask with proceeds going towards the Unison Benevolent Fund. The reusable non-medical cloth masks...
Toronto Raptors basketball player Norman Powell has released three t-shirts through his Understand The Grind clothing line to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Powell, who's been...
Alessia Cara will donated net royalties from her new EP to Save the Children for the next 21 years. The Grammy-winning Canadian singer-songwriter said the release of This Summer: Live Off the...
Dine Alone Records and musician Dallas Green raised $175,000 for five organizations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement with an 11-day raffle. People were invited to donate $10 for each...
Rapper G-Eazy showed his support of black rights and desire to end police violence by donating all of the profits from the June merchandise sales on his website to My Brother’s Keeper Alliance...
The family of George Floyd has raised $13.6 million (USD) through a GoFundMe campaign, which has earned the most donors ever via the social media fundraising platform ever.  Having launched...
While #TheShowMustBePaused brought much of the music industry to a standstill on “Blackout Tuesday” (June 2) in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and...
Life in Attawapiskat, the isolated First Nation community on the western edge of James Bay, isn't easy. There was a suicide crisis in 2015-16 (an estimated 100 of Attawapiskat's 2,700...

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