Human Rights

From a teenager who collected and donated more than 10 million pennies to the enormously philanthropic Daniels and Slaight families, there was plenty of inspiration to make a difference at the...
Brookyln, New York alternative musician Shana Falana is hoping to unleash an "army of love" with her new video for the song "Cool Kids," penned in support of marginalized people...
We know every day should be World Kindness Day, but today is official, a day meant to highlight and celebrate the good deeds that people do. Started in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, which is a...
The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie on Oct. 17 not only meant the loss of one of Canada's foremost advocates for indigenous reconciliation. It also meant the loss of one of Lake...
A number of Ontario high school students from disadvantaged communities will get the rare opportunity to attend former U.S. president Barack Obama's special speaking event taking place Sept. 29...
Games For Change (G4C), an organization dedicated to using the power of video games to create positive social change, announced its third annual Student Challenge will tackle themes of kindness,...
A Nashville record company has gathered together 13 acts for an anti-President Donald Trump compilation created to support Planned Parenthood. Cafe Rooster Records' will dedicate all proceeds...
One of the most important justice, cultural and human rights issues in Canada right now revolves around cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (MMIWG). Winnipeg indigenous pop band...
“I never used the word ‘inundated’ before,” teacher Maggie MacDonnell says with a mix of humour and mild exasperation, “but now is the time that I could put that...
How do you educate children in the world’s poorest countries? It’s a towering question and one that might be solved, at least in part, by a perhaps unlikely trifecta of star power,...

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