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Human Rights

Earlier this year, the Government of Canada made Sept. 30 a federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to reflect on the country’s shameful legacy...
A fun and fabulous gay male vocal group MANifesto has released a covers album of classics by notable girl groups, such as the Supremes, Spice Girls, the Pointer Sisters and Bananarama, with an aim to...
June 13 marked the third anniversary of the arrest and imprisonment of Iranian human rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh, and a social media campaign — #StandUp4NASRIN and #FreeNasrin — has...
The Music Canada organization is seeking participants for a new survey focused on equity, diversity and inclusion in the Canadian music industry. The trade organization that represents major...
The Weeknd is donating $1 million, the equivalent of 2 million meals, to the United Nations World Food Programme “for my people of Ethiopia” and is hoping his gesture will encourage...
Though the streets may seem awfully quiet with a lack of marches this International Women’s Day, there is no shortage of virtual events aimed at bringing positive change and empowering women...
International Women’s Day was first held in 1911 and is held annually on March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while also acting as a call to...
A big online celebration is being held for the birthday of singer-songwriter, actor and activist Harry Belafonte on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. (EST) with proceeds going to his not-...
The Tragically Hip will receive the Music Canada-sponsored Humanitarian Award at this year’s 50th annual Juno Awards ceremony. The Humanitarian Award recognizes outstanding Canadian artists...
Australian activist rock band Midnight Oil is supporting its 12th studio album, The Makarrata Project, with February and March performances in its homeland with First Nations Collaborators. The...

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