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The Slaight Family Foundation, one of Toronto’s most wide-reaching and generous philanthropic family foundations, is divvying up $30 million to 19 Canadian organizations offering mental health...
International Women’s Day (March 8) has been celebrated for more than 120 years, and while the fairer sex has come a long way, baby, the fight for equality, justice and breaking all the...
Though the streets may seem awfully quiet with a lack of marches this International Women’s Day, there is no shortage of virtual events aimed at bringing positive change and empowering women...
International Women’s Day was first held in 1911 and is held annually on March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while also acting as a call to...
A big online celebration is being held for the birthday of singer-songwriter, actor and activist Harry Belafonte on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. (EST) with proceeds going to his not-...
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...
As part of its annual Women of Worth program, L’Oreal Paris Canada is recognizing 10 extraordinary women who are working to implement both global and domestic change. These women have devoted...
Australian activist rock band Midnight Oil is supporting its 12th studio album, The Makarrata Project, with February and March performances in its homeland with First Nations Collaborators. The...
Loudon Wainwright III will host a Feb. 23 fundraising virtual musical tribute to his best friend, singer-songwriter and actor George Gerdes, who died on New Year’s Day. Other friends...
A major winter storm cut off access to power, heat and water for millions of people across Texas last week, which prompted United States President Joe Biden to declare a disaster in 77 counties...

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