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Salvation Army

The Canadian Red Cross, the SPCA , Salvation Army and many others are taking donations to help residents, and animals, in Ft. McMurray Alberta forced to flea from a raging wildfire. With more...
On Friday, June 5, food fans across Canada and the U.S. will celebrate a date that should actually be a civic holiday in the minds of many, National Doughnut Day. More than just the...
“Not worth anything? We beg to differ” says a new ad by The Salvation Army asking Canadians to donate their unwanted pennies to support the organizations social services programs. Since...
While the National Hockey League lockout continues, members of the Toronto Maple Leafs camp, including president and general manager Brian Burke and head coach Randy Carlyle, were at their stomping...
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...
For every date on his current North American tour, musician Owl City is rocking the ‘red kettle’ for the Salvation Army. The “Fireflies” and “Good Time”...
Imagine if you could make the world a better place simply by taking off your clothes. The Swap Team’s Take Off Your Clothes, North America’s biggest clothing swap, is a movement...
We see them everywhere, as commonplace in the holiday season as a Christmas tree, multi-coloured lights and people with their arms full of shopping bags — volunteer “bell-ringers...
Despite what George Lucas and his Star Wars franchise would have you believe, not all stormtroopers are evil.  At least their costumes aren’t. Case in point: On July 17,...
Kings of Leon, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Jeff Buckley, Beyonce, Foo Fighters, P!nk, Sting, John Mayer, Bob Dylan and Australia’s own Keith Urban, Powderfinger, Midnight Oil, Hoodoo Gurus and...