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Unison Benevolent Fund

The Tragically Hip will receive the Music Canada-sponsored Humanitarian Award at this year’s 50th annual Juno Awards ceremony. The Humanitarian Award recognizes outstanding Canadian artists...
The second annual Speak Music Be Kind Festival, of course will be online this year Feb. 5-6, due to the coronavirus pandemic, but despite the hardship to many in the music industry because the live...
The Tragically Hip’s Courage face mask is still for sale, but the rock band is already donating a good chunk of money from the sales to Unison Benevolent Fund, which provides emergency...
Singer/actor Tom Jackson hasn't let the global COVID-19 pandemic stop him from doing the 33rd annual Huron Carole charitable concert series. While the 72-year-old Companion of the Order of...
Canadian musicians facing the loss of income, job security and anxiety over the their industry's future amid the global coronavirus pandemic has led the Unison Benevolent Fund to launch an...
Bernie Breen “used to manage a little five-piece out of Kingston,” as he playfully puts it. He recently resigned from managing The Tragically Hip, explaining “it was time for a...
Revered Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip have released a "Courage"-themed face mask with proceeds going towards the Unison Benevolent Fund. The reusable non-medical cloth masks...
The Unison Benevolent Fund's COVID-19 Relief Program, which supports music workers amid the pandemic, has to date raised over $2.1 million. The assistance program that offers discreet relief...
The Canadian Country Music Association Foundation is joining with 20 country music performers for Canada Together: In Concert, a five-night TV at-home concert series to support the COVID-19...
Canadian rock band The Trews, all safely self-isolating “during this strange and unusual time,” released an at-home music video a week ahead of the single "God Speed Rebel,...

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