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The red poppies many people are wearing on their coats right now aren't just a potent symbol honouring those who've fallen in the military service of their country; they're also...
Sheldon Kennedy's story is well-known, if only nervously whispered about in the ice rinks and community centres across Canada. A star junior hockey player for the Swift Current Broncos in the...
We're rapidly approaching Nov. 1 on the calendar. Which means it's time once again for men everywhere to shelve their razors in the pursuit of righteous Movember moustaches. Begun in...
On Oct. 22 Stars/Broken Social Scene musician Amy Millan will receive an award for something decidedly non-musical — promoting seed saving. The 2015 Planet In Focus film festival's...
Despite the herculean efforts of doctors, researchers and scientists the world over, cancer doesn’t appear to be going anywhere fast. Campaigns such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, staged...
The Toronto Blue Jays baseball team's 2015 season has been full of improbable events. The team, which was below .500 nearly two-thirds of the way through their schedule, made a series of...
A Journey Of A Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers is a documentary film that follows Farida Parveen, Mousumi Sultana and Rehana Parvin, three Muslim female police officers from Bangladesh, as they...
In 1969 some 400 hundred students at Sir George Williams University in Montreal, Quebec staged an occupation of the school's computer lab on the ninth floor. The reason: six students of...
CHICAGO — To say that Farm Aid, the annual music festival fundraiser for family farms and farmers, “celebrated” its 30th anniversary this month at Northerly Island would be a bit of...
Joe Keithley's long time motto has been "talk-action=zero" and it's clear the politically-inclined 59-year-old leader of first generation punk band D.O.A. has no intention of...

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