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Mental Health

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra recently received the largest single private donation in its 97-year history. The estate of H. Thomas Beck and his wife Mary bequeathed $10 million to the TSO –...
It’s been a banner year for Unison Benevolent Fund, with seemingly more public attention on the charity set up in 2011 by the Canadian music industry to help its own, whether through free...
While the debate is still ongoing as to whether the firing of high-profile hockey coach Mike Babcock by the Toronto Maple Leafs was a good thing, one group of people have benefitted from his...
The tribute concert to Swedish DJ and electronic producer Avicii in support of mental health issues will be live streamed on Dec. 5 on his official youtube channel, Instagram and Facebook, as well as...
Nine benevolent individuals and organizations were honoured at the silver anniversary edition of the Philanthropy Awards luncheon, presented by the Greater Toronto chapter of the Association of...
Michigan rock band Wayland want to expand the conversation about mental health and high-profile friends in Shinedown, Three Doors Down and Candlebox are helping them get heard. The band's just...
Andy Kim is once again hosting his favorite musical friends in December to perform as part of his Andy Kim Christmas Show to support Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)...
A new project is using the joy people feel experiencing their most favourite and moving songs and weaponizing those feelings to fund science that will fight anxiety and depression. The Awesome...
The Slaight Family Foundation will be donating $15 million towards 13 Toronto-area hospitals and four national health organizations as part of its ongoing Slaight Family Foundation Seniors...
A benefit concert to promote suicide prevention in the wake of the tragic death last year of "Wake Me Up!" dance music hitmaker Avicii, whose birthname was Tim Bergling, has been set for...

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