Human Rights

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...
One sector of the population that has been largely neglected in terms of financial aid during the covid-19 pandemic is sex workers, who rely on human contact to make a living. While some can...
With Canadians everywhere called on to help reduce community transmission of the novel coronavirus, municipal, provincial and federal levels of government are putting more resources towards...
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...
Camila Cabello celebrated her 23rd birthday in style on March 3 in London, but earlier in the day the Cuban-American singer/songwriter took to Instagram to ask that her fans support Save the Children...
The Slaight Family Foundation, based in Toronto, is marking the approach of International Women’s Day (March 8) by donating $15 million to 15 international organizations working to improve...
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...
Serena Ryder and Chantal Kreviazuk are among the artists who are showing their support for the land defenders of the unceded Wet’suwet’en territory by performing at We Are The Stronghold...

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