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Paul McCartney, Dave Stewart, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Eric Burdon, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Jeff Lynne are among the artists who have contributed tracks to Songs After Sandy: Friends of Red Hook For...
Endings don’t come much happier than the one currently being scripted for Angel the kitten, who was discovered abandoned last November at a downtown Toronto McDonald’s with a broken spine...
Much of the public discourse surrounding breast cancer focuses on the battle against it, but not the battle that comes after surviving it. Without the financial resources or access to private...
Haiti has been battered. Almost three years on from the catastrophic earthquake that affected 3 million Haitians, the recovery process has been mired by mismanaged aid and further hampered by a...
The playground isn’t the only place where kids, particularly special needs kids, can suffer from cruelty and condemnation. The clique-y online world can be ferocious and judgmental as well....
Few things combat the holiday season’s crass commercialism as effectively as charity. Ironically, few holidays offer such a smorgasbord of altruistic choices for the forward-thinking. You just...
“When I work with kids I encourage them to think of Shakespeare as the Steven Spielberg of his time.” There’s no hint of a sardonic wit behind Canadian actor Dion Johnstone...
You could call Dr. Patrick Smith a Renascent man. An acknowledged authority in the field of addiction treatment, he took over the reins of Renascent as CEO a year ago.  Renascent describes...
You don’t really want to buy apples with a waxy film on them or eat a tomato drenched in pesticides. And that chemical-laden laundry detergent residue can’t really be good next to your...
Anyone battling cancer can use all the comfort they can get. So it’s no overstatement to say that a newly redecorated inpatient lounge in the oncology unit of Toronto’s Sunnybrook...

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