Human Rights

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...
National Football League (NFL) player Kenny Stills says he's going to donate money from a league award to activist/embattled pro football player Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp...
Canadian-born Hollywood actress Ellen Page used her segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to discuss many important issues from environmental racism towards First Nations in Canada to...
The annual Bell Let's Talk Day, a campaign fronted by communications giant Bell Media to promote awareness and understanding and reduce the stigma around mental health issues is today (Jan. 30),...
Arcade Fire, Arkells, Dan Mangan, Peaches, Tagaq and Torquil Campbell (Stars) are among the more than 160 high-profile Canadian musicians who've signed a statement of support for the Wet’...
A new ad campaign from Gillette is confronting the concept of toxic masculinity and challenging men to be the best they can be. Launched on Jan. 13 with a short film titled We Believe: The Best...

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