Poverty

Mia Farrow has called for the world to do more to tackle child malnutrition after a visit to war-torn South Sudan.  The actress and ambassador for the International Rescue Committee (IRC)...
On March 15 of this year an estimated 1.4 million students from 112 countries skipped school to take part in the Global Climate Strike for the Future, a worldwide protest to prevent further global...
Divorce hits everyone hard: men, women, and children alike. And while mothers with custody have arguably more access to social and government supports post-divorce than fathers, Justin Trottier...
Veteran recording engineer/music producer Kevin Doyle's recent efforts could soon be helping a number of young people in Nicaragua learn English language skills and improve their lives. Doyle...
The Living Legacy Foundation has given the House of Blues' Music Forward Foundation $150,000 (USD) to help the youth organization kick start music industry careers for homeless and former...
The combination of flowers and cookies are going to benefit women in-need thanks to an International Women's Day-related promotion from two local Toronto businesses. Girl Gang Goodies, an...
Stephen Marley is using his current acoustic tour to raise money for a number of good initiatives. The son of the late reggae legend Bob Marley will be directing $1 from every ticket sold on his 23-...
With food waste amid prevailing hunger a problem for Canadians, Starbucks has launched a food rescue initiative, FoodShare, to eventually be rolled out to around 1100 stores nationwide. Rather...
​When girls in the developed world experience menstruation, it's common for them to miss school or even drop out — from shame, from pain, from the taboo. When 12 high school students...
Canadian rock band Arkells has teamed up with the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to launch a clothing drive for New Circles Community Services as part of this weekend's Feb. 16 concert date. The...

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