Tragedy

A fund created by volunteer organization Canada Zakat by DawaNet after the murderous van rampage Monday that killed 10 people and injured 14 has raised $160,000 in just two days. The goal is $1...
Several Canadian musicians are offering their talents and services to raise money for the survivors and surviving families of the recent tragic and fatal bus accident involving the Humboldt...
Like non-fiction books, documentaries have at least one very distinct advantage over their fictional filmic counterparts: even so-so docs send viewers away having learned something new. That...
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...
A fund set up for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's bus crash has rapidly raised close to $5 million. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have now confirmed there...
Legendary folk singer and songwriter John Prine is releasing his first album of new material in 13 years with a magnanimous gesture: the proceeds of every pre-ordered copy of Tree of Forgiveness...
On Saturday, March 24, young people across America and around the world will take part in the March For Our Lives, a massive series of rallies meant to fight for comprehensive and improved gun...
Consciously-minded rapper Common used his appearance at the 90th Academy Awards last night (March 4) to call out U.S. President Donald Trump as well as the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
Student activists are making a strong push for stronger gun control laws in the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School which left 17 dead. On Feb. 14,...
January 15 marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the annual federal holiday honouring late civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King, who received a Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial...

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