Indigenous

A group of Canadian Senators recently travelled to communities in the western Arctic to meet with representatives of a broad cross section of Indigenous peoples and communities, to learn first...
A number of high-profile Canadian musicians will take part in a pair of Gord Downie tribute concerts in Southern Ontario on and around the first anniversary of The Tragically Hip singer's death...
When Ottawa electronic act A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) opened the 2017 Juno Awards broadcast, it wasn't just an important moment of mainstream recognition for the band, it was also a sign, a spark...
Lorraine Segato has directed a video for the country cover of her empowering hit single by the Parachute Club, “Rise Up” from 1983. Proceeds from the sale of the song, sung by 17...
Thirty-five years ago, the iconic Canadian pop song “Rise Up,” by Toronto’s The Parachute Club, has represented a sense of positivity, of inclusivity and perseverance. An updated...
Moved by the response of the audience when his band covered The Tragically Hip’s “Bobcaygeon" live, frontman Reuben Bullock of Alberta’s Reuben and the Dark have recorded the...
A group of Kingston, Ontario musicians are coming together to share their music and the message of hope and reconciliation as part of a Gord Downie Tribute Concert, to be held at The Ale House...
Emmanuel Jal and Xavier Rudd want their new musical team-up to spread love and kindness. Jal, a South Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist, activist and former child soldier, and Rudd, a socially...
The Tragically Hip might at least be pleased that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Michael Barclay’s new book, The Never-Ending Present (ECW Press), about the Canadian rock band and...
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...

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