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A GoFundMe page set up to support the victims of the anti-Semitic mass shooting event at Pittsburg, PA's Tree of Life synagogue has raised $566,272 USD ($742,311 CAD) since being launched two...
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...
Country music legend Willie Nelson is using his latest single to encourage citizens to vote. The 85-year-old musician debuted the new song "Vote 'Em Out" on September 29 at the Turn...
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...
Hurricane Michael's torrential winds had barely subsided Oct. 11 when The Office star hosted The Long Run For Recovery, Sean Penn's charity fundraiser, in Venice, California, to...
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...
Aaron Schlossberg, the New York lawyer caught on camera making racist threats, was serenaded by a mariachi band and 500 revellers outside his residence on May 18. "We are countering ...
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...
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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