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HIV/AIDS

The 29th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards pre-party raised U.S.$3 million for the global effort to end AIDS. The April 25 online event was hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris,...
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...
Singer, songwriter, musician and visual artist Jon Langford has been supporting worthwhile causes since he was studying painting at the University of Leeds and co-founded a punk band in 1977...
The Slaight Family Foundation, based in Toronto, is marking the approach of International Women’s Day (March 8) by donating $15 million to 15 international organizations working to improve...
          "Look who we had tea with today! The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited us today to discuss issues affecting women in the community,...
At the end of an announcement confirming the death of their bandmate and lifelong friend Neil Peart, and asking for privacy to mourn, Rush singer/bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson...
The Slaight Family Foundation will be donating $15 million towards 13 Toronto-area hospitals and four national health organizations as part of its ongoing Slaight Family Foundation Seniors...
To celebrate Pride Month indie musician Sufjan Stevens has released two new songs "Love Yourself" and "With My Whole Heart." Partial proceeds from the songs will go to support two...
As the Association of Funding Professional’s 2018 Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year, Toronto’s Mark S. Bonham has bolstered the LGBTQ community’s quality of life with his...
On March 15 of this year an estimated 1.4 million students from 112 countries skipped school to take part in the Global Climate Strike for the Future, a worldwide protest to prevent further global...

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