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Friends of late Toronto DJ Martin Streek, a fixture on 102.1 The Edge for 25 years, 17 of those on-air, are throwing “A Party For Marty” on Sept. 6 at Toronto’s Opera House to...
Bill Bell kicked his own black dog two years ago and remains focused on keeping it away.  He’s replaced a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle with one of abstinence, sobrierty,...
Canadian country musician Gord Bamford raised $464,755 during his 12th annual Charity Golf Classic for The Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre and other children's charities.  The two-...
When the government is your parent, as Valerie McMurtry, president and CEO of the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, puts it in a nutshell, what happens to the kids that age out of the...
“How can we put more meaning into life?" Melissa Etheridge asks at one point during her interview with Samaritanmag. She’s discussing the domino effect she believes can happen...
Music industry veteran and A-1 storyteller Richard Flohil is a force of nature, still out seeing bands in the clubs until the wee hours of the morning, pushing through crowds at outdoor music...
A new version of Soul Asylum's alternative rock hit "Runaway Train" is using the song's 25th anniversary to renew the search for missing children. Originally on Soul Asylum's...
To celebrate Pride Month indie musician Sufjan Stevens has released two new songs "Love Yourself" and "With My Whole Heart." Partial proceeds from the songs will go to support two...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have reconfigured their joint "Sussex Royal" Instagram account to follow only 16 other accounts around the world as a gesture...
As the Association of Funding Professional’s 2018 Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year, Toronto’s Mark S. Bonham has bolstered the LGBTQ community’s quality of life with his...

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