Human Rights

The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...
Five of the seven films being featured at the 15th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival being held in Toronto April 18-25 will feature works directed or co-directed by women. One of the...
As a result of the Mental and Emotional Wellness Innovation Challenge, five schools from across America will be receiving support from Lady's Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, and Donors...
Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai used her appearance on David Letterman's My Next Guest Needs No Introduction program to promote women's education and equality, while confronting...
Canadian rock act Arkells have become one of the country's biggest bands since forming a dozen years ago. So big, in fact, they've created their own music festival at a stadium in their...
The Sam Roberts Band will anchor the Global Citizen advocacy organization's first-ever concert event in Vancouver, British Columbia — and its only open to those who join the social advocacy...
Consciously-minded rapper Common used his appearance at the 90th Academy Awards last night (March 4) to call out U.S. President Donald Trump as well as the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
A powerful series of six short films have been released that put various types of sexual harassment on notice. Collected under the banner #ThatsHarassment, the films by writer/director Sigal Avin...
Canadian rock band Arkells have launched their own hometown music festival in Hamilton, Ontario called The Rally and area refugee causes will benefit from the mega-concert. The event will take...
Drake is using the release of his newest music video "God's Plan" to challenge people to "be nice to each other." Leading up to the release of "God's Plan" on...

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