Racism

The family of George Floyd has raised $13.6 million (USD) through a GoFundMe campaign, which has earned the most donors ever via the social media fundraising platform ever.  Having launched...
While #TheShowMustBePaused brought much of the music industry to a standstill on “Blackout Tuesday” (June 2) in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and...
Life in Attawapiskat, the isolated First Nation community on the western edge of James Bay, isn't easy. There was a suicide crisis in 2015-16 (an estimated 100 of Attawapiskat's 2,700...
Electronic "pow-wow-step" group A Tribe Called Red have released the new song "Land Back" to support the Wet’suwet’en nation in its ongoing conflict involving the...
Joaquin Phoenix used his Best Actor win at the 92nd Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, CA on Feb. 10 to speak out about animal rights, advocate for the fight against all forms of injustice, and to...
Toronto klezmer punk band Lemon Bucket Orchestra, their musical offshoots and friends will be using a pair of upcoming "Lemon-Aid" shows to support worthy causes. Taking place at Toronto...
Toronto-raised Aladdin actor Mena Massoud knows Canada prizes diversity as a strength, but insists he didn't get much help from the Canadian entertainment industry in landing the titular role in...
Proceeds from new song "Looking For America" by pop torch singer Lana Del Rey will be directed to three funds supporting victims of recent mass shootings. "Thinking of everyone this...
Late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie's dream of Indigenous reconciliation is off to a strong start if a newly released report is any indication. Reconciliation — a social mission to...
A new billboard campaign from Artists Against Racism is raising awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIW) across Canada. As part of the organization's Eagles...

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