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Leave it to a musician to make environmental activism look cool. When not fronting American alt-rockers Guster, 39-year-old singer-songwriter and guitarist Adam Gardner serves as co-director of...
Toronto singer-songwriter Amy Sky revealed publicly in 2006 that she had dealt with depression and postpartum depression since 1990 and started hearing from others going through the same thing. As a...
Justin Hines' upcoming Vehicle of Change tour will not only bring exposure to his new album, How We Fly (out on May 14), but after hopefully raising $40,000 through a crowd-funding campaign, the...
Noted Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has been a lot of places and seen a lot of things, but one of his most poignant experiences occurred when he spent two-and-a-half weeks traveling through...
In his autobiography, Who I Am, The Who guitarist Pete Townshend addresses a multitude of issues he has struggled with throughout his 67 years from bullying to alcohol abuse to manic depressive...
Rock 'n’ roll band by night; eco-warriors by day. These dual roles are being played across North America by Victoria, BC reggae-infused rockers Mindil Beach Markets, whose members became...
“I feel about nervous about this. I think it’s going to be intense. So we’ll see. It’ll be awesome. It’s going to be amazing,” British singer-songwriter Kate...
Twelve years ago, actress Carrie-Lynn Neales was at her mother’s side, helping her through a colon cancer diagnosis. She was terrified; a teenager who suddenly had to face the mortality of a...
We all face mortality, but Ilana Pekar and her son Arie face it more keenly than most. Pekar suffers from Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Though rarely name-checked in the evil pantheon of life-...
At what age will you think about your legacy? For drummer Chuck Comeau of multi-platinum-selling pop-punkers Simple Plan, it started at 26. That’s how old he was when he and his bandmates...

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