Tragedy

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...
Alluding to the combative refrain from Donald Trump discrediting the media, musician Sting said Jim Foley, the 40-year-old American photojournalist who was abducted in 2012 in Syria and beheaded in...
I didn’t personally know security guard and bouncer Kirk Wilson, but I know in my decades of going to concerts in Toronto he has kept me safe. “You would recognize his face,” I was...
Two YouCaring crowdfunding pages dedicated to raising relief funds for victims of the Oakland warehouse fire have raised $1.3 million U.S. ($1.74M CAD) since the tragedy occurred on Dec. 2 with the...
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...
On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Canadians to volunteer on what the U.S. government officially recognizes as The September 11th National Day of Service and...
Gord Downie has announced an ambitious new solo album, graphic novel and animated film project called Secret Path that will raise funds to help those affected by Indian residential schools....
Sharon Van Etten has release new song "Not Myself" dedicated to the victims of the Orlando Pulse shooting. The shooting, which took place June 12 when lone gunman Omar Mateen shot and...
Grammy Award-winning R&B singer The Weeknd, born Abel Tesfaye in Toronto, has donated $250,000 USD ($324,500 CAD) to America’s Black Lives Matter Network, a source close to the artist...
On June 22 punk rock motivational speaker Kevin Brooks enthusiastically tweeted out in all caps "NEW WHEELCHAIR HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY ORDERED!!" It was, as a statement about wheelchairs...

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