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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...
Unwavering animal rights activist Morrissey, who released a statement in 2006 boycotting Canada because of the “horrific slaughter” of seals, is finally returning for a national tour, but...
As social entrepreneurs as a trend take a business-like approach to solving the world's problems, the annual Heart Series conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 14-15 is set to talk doing good for...
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...
Canadian musicians Terra Lightfoot, Lindi Ortega and Begonia are teaming up for an Ontario tour in February that will benefit multiple organizations. Titled the Longest Road Show, the tour will...

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