Refugees

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...
Bruce Cockburn will need to clear some space on the proverbial mantel. On Wednesday (Feb. 15), the legendary Canuck singer/songwriter and activist received the inaugural People's Voice Award from...
Singer-pianist Chantal Kreviazuk is offering to perform a concert in someone's home to support War Child Canada to the highest bidder. The member of the Order of Canada and multiple Juno Award...
Toronto indie folk act The Wooden Sky will be helping refugees this week when they perform three shows as part of their 7th annual holiday revue. Formed in 2007, The Wooden Sky are a classic...
Arab Spring was a time of hope throughout the Middle East in 2011 and the country of Syria was no exception. People took to the streets to protest the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...
Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, newcomer Scott Helman, and Damhnait Doyle-fronted band the Heartbroken have all signed on to perform a backyard charity concert this Saturday, Sept. 24, in north Toronto...
Today (Aug. 19) is World Humanitarian Day, a day the United Nations had dedicated to paying tribute to "all people affected by humanitarian crises and those who lost their lives in humanitarian...
A satirical fundraising effort to get U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump his own Purple Heart reached its goal of generating $65,000 U.S. ($84,685 CDN) to help Syrian refugees. The "Help...
Alicia Keys and her non-profit We Are Here have created a thought-provoking short film, Let Me In, that portrays the world refugee crisis in a dramatic light.  Written and directed by Jon...

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