Peace

A new four-song EP featuring Pharrell Williams, Stormzy, David Guetta, Los Unidades, Stargate and more has been released to support the Global Citizen organization and its goal to end extreme poverty...
If in the coming years a drive down the Ontario 401 Highway seems a whole lot greener and tree-lined that's because it will be. An ongoing memorial campaign on the 170 kilometre "Highway...
Wearing a bright red poppy in the lead-up to Remembrance Day on Nov. 11 has always been an important symbolic gesture for those in Commonwealth nations to remember the members of their armed forces...
A GoFundMe page set up to support the victims of the anti-Semitic mass shooting event at Pittsburg, PA's Tree of Life synagogue has raised $566,272 USD ($742,311 CAD) since being launched two...
There’s a big “Thank you Toronto” on the main page of the Artists For Peace and Justice (APJ) website.  If you click “celebrating 10 years,” it takes you to a...
A number of high-profile Canadian musicians will take part in a pair of Gord Downie tribute concerts in Southern Ontario on and around the first anniversary of The Tragically Hip singer's death...
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...

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