Poverty

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...
Iconic American heavy metal band Metallica is hosting a special concert on Nov. 3, to help raise funds for their All Within My Hands Foundation. The Helping Hands Concert and Auction will be held...
The Toronto International Film Festval (TIFF) kicks of tonight (Sept. 6) and runs for the next 10 days, screening 342 films (go here for listings and ticket info). Here's six TIFF doc titles...
Suite on the Sixth, a gifting lounge formerly known as Tastemakers held each year during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) — attracting such actors as Brad Pitt, Salma Hayek,...
New Orleans-born pianist Harry Connick Jr. was one of the first recipients of Miss Marie’s Spaghetti Sauce, a new product launch that will benefit two charities. The sauce, created by...
Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle and Graham Nash will be part of an all-star five-date tour this fall to support refugees in the U.S. The Lantern Tour will feature Harris, Earle, Browne...

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