Poverty

Northern Ontario rock band Midnight Shine's new video "I Need Angels" is shining a light on the high rate of depression and suicide in Canada's Far North. Hailing from...
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...
The Halloween Alley retail chain is doing its part to make sure less fortunate ghouls and goblins can have a spooktacular time for Halloween. The chain, which operates stores in 17 Canadian cities...
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...
Some of Canada’s best-known interior designers will be joined by Juno-winning jazz crooner Matt Dusk and top chef Michael Smith, on Nov. 2 at Casalife, as part of the 20th anniversary of the...
Spurred on by a challenge from late Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie, Blue Rodeo keyboardist Michael Boguski has launched The Cold Manitoba Project, a charitably-minded collective of artists working...
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...
Spruce Grove, Alberta pop duo Jenesia are attempting to succeed in the music world and be a force for the positive, but have some pretty heavy and personal topics to discuss. The band's catchy...
The United Way is embarking on an ambitious – and colourful – new campaign, to help bring needed attention to the ongoing impacts that poverty and inequality continue to have on...
For the 10th year in a row, Indigo books is helping to raise money to ensure Canadian elementary schools get the materials they need to help them work their way to a bright future. Through their...

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