Human Rights

On March 15 of this year an estimated 1.4 million students from 112 countries skipped school to take part in the Global Climate Strike for the Future, a worldwide protest to prevent further global...
Divorce hits everyone hard: men, women, and children alike. And while mothers with custody have arguably more access to social and government supports post-divorce than fathers, Justin Trottier...
Veteran recording engineer/music producer Kevin Doyle's recent efforts could soon be helping a number of young people in Nicaragua learn English language skills and improve their lives. Doyle...
Apple, the company responsible for ubiquitous products like the iPhone, iPod and Macbook, has released the results of its 13th annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, an ongoing...
The combination of flowers and cookies are going to benefit women in-need thanks to an International Women's Day-related promotion from two local Toronto businesses. Girl Gang Goodies, an...
Stephen Marley is using his current acoustic tour to raise money for a number of good initiatives. The son of the late reggae legend Bob Marley will be directing $1 from every ticket sold on his 23-...
​When girls in the developed world experience menstruation, it's common for them to miss school or even drop out — from shame, from pain, from the taboo. When 12 high school students...
Spike Lee seized his moment on the Academy Awards stage Sunday night (Feb. 24) to mobilize viewers to vote in 2020. “Make the moral choice between love versus hate,” he said after winning...
A running prank feud between high-profile actors Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman is having the unintended benefit of shedding light on the benefits of fair trade coffee. The pair, who play at-odds...
Ron Joyce, co-founder of the Tim Hortons fast-food franchise, died on Jan. 31 in his Burlington, Ont. home. He was 88. While Joyce is best known for steering the Horton's franchise from its...

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