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Racism

If we all sat down and had a beer together we might better understand our differences. That's the premise behind beermakers Heineken U.K.'s newest promotional campaign and social experiment...
Humour is an antidote to almost anything, so surely humour served with a side of charity is an unstoppable force. Or at least a powerful ploy to gain traction in a crowded marketplace. That may...
Unity Charity, the Canadian organization dedicated to using hip hop arts to improve young people's lives, will reach its milestone 10th anniversary this year. The organization, aimed at youth...
The 2017 Spirit of Hope Benefit will have another world leader at this year's event. The marquee Toronto fundraising event which takes place this year on May 18 is hosted by Friends of Simon...
Civil disobedience may potentially earn someone $250,000 USD ($336,023 CAD). That is the recently announced cash reward that will go to the winner of the first ever Disobedience Award being presented...
At a time when U.S. President Donald Trump continues push forward with his "Muslim ban," the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival will host some pointed counter-programming with the...
Robbie Robertson’s memoir, Testimony, covers a short but transformative period in the 73-year-old’s life — from birth to 1976. The former guitarist and principal songwriter in The...
As new U.S. President Donald Trump continues to systematically dismantle the United States Constitution, one organization has emerged to defend the supreme set of American laws established 227 years-...
Arcade Fire have released the new protest song "I Give You Power" to support the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The Canadian indie rock band's song prominently features...
Today (Jan. 16) is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, honouring one of the great leaders in America's civil rights movement. Held each year on what would've been King's...

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