Poverty

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...
As social entrepreneurs as a trend take a business-like approach to solving the world's problems, the annual Heart Series conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 14-15 is set to talk doing good for...
A running prank feud between high-profile actors Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman is having the unintended benefit of shedding light on the benefits of fair trade coffee. The pair, who play at-odds...
Ron Joyce, co-founder of the Tim Hortons fast-food franchise, died on Jan. 31 in his Burlington, Ont. home. He was 88. While Joyce is best known for steering the Horton's franchise from its...
National Football League (NFL) player Kenny Stills says he's going to donate money from a league award to activist/embattled pro football player Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp...
The annual Bell Let's Talk Day, a campaign fronted by communications giant Bell Media to promote awareness and understanding and reduce the stigma around mental health issues is today (Jan. 30),...
Professional snowboarder Mark McMorris and cosmetics company Kiehl's have teamed up to help financially disadvantaged young Canadians participate in sports. The skin and hair product brand...

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