Peace

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...
Like non-fiction books, documentaries have at least one very distinct advantage over their fictional filmic counterparts: even so-so docs send viewers away having learned something new. That...
The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...
Five of the seven films being featured at the 15th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival being held in Toronto April 18-25 will feature works directed or co-directed by women. One of the...
Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal is one of three recipients of the 2018 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, established in 2012 by the...
Toronto-based musician Andrew Cole has spent the last few years confronting bullying and it turns out he's got a number of high-profile allies helping him with his cause. Cole's quest to...
Student activists are making a strong push for stronger gun control laws in the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School which left 17 dead. On Feb. 14,...
When punk rockers The Clash were active between 1976 to 1986, the band led by Joe Strummer used their music to confront things like racism, police brutality, classism, terrorism, capitalism and...
Rapper Logic used his time in the Grammy Awards spotlight last night (Jan. 28) to declare that "hate is ugly" and "women are as precious as they are stronger than any man."...
January 15 marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the annual federal holiday honouring late civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King, who received a Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial...

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