Musicians

Billy Talent drummer Aaron Solowoniuk is in a multi-platinum Canadian rock band, headlining arenas across the country and touring all over the world, but he has just realized another dream —...
More than 40 artists from all over the world, including Canada’s Simple Plan, These Kids Wear Crowns and Saidah Baba Talibah, cut a charity single of Coldplay’s “Fix You”...
U2 frontman Bono alerted a crowd of 50,000 at Winnipeg’s Canada Inn Stadium on Sunday evening, May 29, that “tonight is Amnesty International’s 50th birthday.” The...
Singer-songwriter Corey Hart first met Project Medishare for Haiti co-founder Dr. Barth Green when he underwent cervical disk fusion surgery by the world renowned Miami neurosurgeon. At the time,...
Hail The Villain’s bassist Chad Taylor is the first to make “shitty” jokes about it, but he knows living with Crohn’s disease is not a laughing matter.  The bassist for...
Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier now 31, is making a name for himself as a conscious rapper on a global scale. The new album, See Me Mama, will be released in Canada in September via his own...
A Toronto-based reggae record label is joining such musical activists as Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, and Bruce Cockburn in their attempts to transform Earth into a landmine–free planet....
As a musician, jazz-pop chanteuse Jill Barber always found ‘girls with guitars’ night or other female-only music events ghettoizing, but that is far different from mentoring other...
The Remix Project is a registered charity for the arts in Toronto that helps creatively gifted “at risk” teens and young adults, often from troubled or disadvantaged backgrounds, who...
Neil and Pegi Young’s Bridge School in Hillsborough, California, was a much-needed, one-of-a-kind school for children with severe speech and physical impairments when it opened in...

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