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Physical Disabilities

Actress Keira Knightley has supported everything from Amnesty International to Women’s Aid but signed on a few years ago to bring attention to spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disease...
Alan Thicke, best known as patriarch Jason Seaver on the hit sitcom Growing Pains 20 years ago and continuing to appear in a range of TV and film projects, is not one of these name-only celebrities...
Who wants a 50th anniversary Rolling Stones concert T-shirt when you can have something much more personal, especially since some fans have been paying upwards of $1000 to $2000 for VIP packages...
Among other horrors, the recent Boston Marathon terrorist bombings put amputation in the spotlight, with American war veterans quickly dispatched to counsel the 15 people who lost limbs in the awful...
A High Tea at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York hotel featuring actors from the No.1 North American soap opera Young & The Restless grossed over $50,000 for March of Dimes Canada's...
A coalition of late guitarist Jeff Healey's friends, family and fellow musicians is raising money to make The Jeff Healey Park in Toronto more accessible for disabled children by adding...
A social network for social change. That is the mandate of recently launched website Talkic.com, the brainchild of altruistic-minded Toronto entrepreneur David Katz. He also runs a free indie music...
Like a masterful novel, the story of Toronto-based clothing designer Izzy Camilleri gets deeper and more engrossing with every successive chapter. But what makes Camilleri’s narrative really...
Bryan Adams was recently honoured with the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 2010 Juno Awards in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, which he was unable to accept in person when the...

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