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Emmanuel Jal and Xavier Rudd want their new musical team-up to spread love and kindness. Jal, a South Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist, activist and former child soldier, and Rudd, a socially...
Heavy metal band Metallica have donated their one million Swedish krona ($149,851 CAD) Polar Music Prize award to three different charities, including one fellow Polar winner. Founded in 1989...
Macklemore, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament and Julien Baker were among the musicians who contributed to influential Seattle public radio station KEXP's recent "Music...
Musicians and musically-minded people from around the world will be gathering on Saturday, Sept. 15 as part of Playing For Change Day, a worldwide movement harnessing music to do good. This...
Tegan And Sara are sending more than 100 young people to LGBTQ camp this summer in the U.S. and Canada for a total cost of about $100,000 (USD), and have invited the public to help make that...
After reading his book, it’s hard not to conclude that the world needs more Tim Hague. Or more precisely, the world needs more people with Hague’s aggressive optimism in the face of...
The elite athletes of the Invictus Games are all revved up and have some place to go now thanks to the organizers behind the London, England theater production of Bat Out Of Hell – The...
Miss Globe 2017 Kara Granger, the "kar" in The Karebear Community, is throwing a posh but affordable party at The Thompson Toronto May 3 to raise money for four charities, Sistering,...
When folk icon Woody Guthrie died in a New York City hospital on October 3, 1967, from the complications of Huntington’s disease, his widow Marjorie ensure a continued battle against the...
The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...

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