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The Pros And Cons Music Mentoring Program is going to be making a lot more noise thanks to a $25,000 grant from the David Rockefeller Fund. The added funds will be used to expand the Pros And...
Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, newcomer Scott Helman, and Damhnait Doyle-fronted band the Heartbroken have all signed on to perform a backyard charity concert this Saturday, Sept. 24, in north Toronto...
The Tragically Hip's recent concert tour across Canada has helped generate more than $1 million towards brain cancer research from donations. The amount generated from a portion of the ticket...
On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Canadians to volunteer on what the U.S. government officially recognizes as The September 11th National Day of Service and...
Today (Aug. 19) is World Humanitarian Day, a day the United Nations had dedicated to paying tribute to "all people affected by humanitarian crises and those who lost their lives in humanitarian...
Coleman Sweeney was a bad person. He'd steal women's undergarments from laundromats. He'd shoot paintball guns at dogs. He'd take Halloween candy from children. And he'd give...
On June 22 punk rock motivational speaker Kevin Brooks enthusiastically tweeted out in all caps "NEW WHEELCHAIR HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY ORDERED!!" It was, as a statement about wheelchairs...
The Unison Benevolent Fund has raised more than $75,000 from two June fundraising events to support Canadian music industry professionals in times of crisis. Created in 2010 by Canadian music...
"What's your favourite album?" has been a question that's united and divided music fans for decades. Now, though, answering that difficult query could help the very musicians that...
This past weekend Jeff Burrows, best known as the drummer for Canadian rock bands The Tea Party and Crash Karma, banged the skins for a lot of other acts — 36, in fact, for more than 24 hours...

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