Poverty

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...
Heavy metal band Metallica have donated their one million Swedish krona ($149,851 CAD) Polar Music Prize award to three different charities, including one fellow Polar winner. Founded in 1989...
In conjunction with her current tour to support her album Now, Canadian pop and country sweetheart Shania Twain is launching a text-to-donate campaign on behalf of her Shania Kids Can Foundation...
Now that the Big Brand™ two-weekend carnival that is Coachella has ended, another music festival is showing how things can be done entirely differently. Form Arcosanti festival will take...
Activist and actor Jane Fonda teamed up with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors for a fiery speech at the 2018 United State of Women Summit on May 5 in Los Angeles, tackling topics such...
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival organizers will be giving $200,000 worth of tickets to students, seniors and new Canadians. One of the top documentary film festivals in the world...
Good news for anyone hand-wringing about what to buy Prince Harry and bride-to-be Meghan Markle as a gift for their May 19 nuptials. And we know how stressful china and flatware selection can be...
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...
The Tragically Hip might at least be pleased that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Michael Barclay’s new book, The Never-Ending Present (ECW Press), about the Canadian rock band and...

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