Poverty

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival kicks off tonight at the TIFF Bell Lightbox with the 3rd Annual TIFF Gala and a marquee speaker, Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino.  The intimate...
A new film festival in Connecticut launching in 2015 will be the first to come out of the gate with an official charity association and make philanthropy an actual part of its mandate. The Greenwich...
Anith Kumar works at Ernst & Young in Banglore, India, pouring over tax documents. The swanky offices are worlds away from the slum in northern Bangalore where Kumar was born. The child of...
Got an old suit and tie gathering dust? Maybe a pair of dress shoes and a collared shirt? Men across Canada looking to gain a foothold in the job market may receive a boost in helping them land...
If a professional Canadian musician hits a deer while on tour and lands up in hospital unable to work, if a self-employed member of the Canadian music industry gets cancer and is unable to make a...
Seeing 120 people along Toronto’s Harbourfront with canoes strapped to their backs this Saturday will be an odd sight for sure, but the grueling 15-kilometre paddle and portage is a fundraiser...
Bruce Cockburn, who recently received the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award, has added another cause to his life-long interests — suicide awareness and prevention. The famed Canadian folk...
Aspiring pop stars hoping to balance dreams of glory with something more meaningful should consider entering the My Song for Change contest, currently accepting submissions until June 1.  Last...
Why should a great idea like a lending library only be used for resources such as books and movies? Why not a lending library for power tools, kitchen appliances, sports equipment and other costly...
If your boss asks you why you’re not wearing shoes and socks on April 29, tell them it’s TOMS’ seventh annual One Day Without Shoes event. We’re sure he or she...

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