Refugees

Canadian rock band Arkells have launched their own hometown music festival in Hamilton, Ontario called The Rally and area refugee causes will benefit from the mega-concert. The event will take...
Rapper Logic used his time in the Grammy Awards spotlight last night (Jan. 28) to declare that "hate is ugly" and "women are as precious as they are stronger than any man."...
Canadian film distribution company Elevation Pictures held two charitable events this past week in advance of the theatrical release of The Breadwinner, the animated film about a girl who disguises...
From a teenager who collected and donated more than 10 million pennies to the enormously philanthropic Daniels and Slaight families, there was plenty of inspiration to make a difference at the...
Robert Plant was one of the guest artists on Emmylou Harris’ Lampedusa: Concerts For Refugees Tour last year, which raised money for the worldwide refugee crisis and recently wrapped up its...
That old chestnut about only getting one chance to make a good first impression is something of a mantra for those behind Suits His Style, an Ottawa, Ont.-based charity helping needy men re-enter...
If it seems like an unusual amount of red clown noses are on your television on May 25 there's a good reason — that's the date for the third annual Red Nose Day USA, a star-studded...
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...
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient, addressed Canadian Parliament on April 12 to encourage Canadians to support education for girls around the world and to continue...
Pearl Jam, Adele, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson and Jim James are among the artists reinterpreting songs from Brandi Carlile's 2007 album The Story, with all proceeds going to War Child UK,...

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