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Slaight Music has donated $100,000 to Canada Performs, a short-term relief fund that pays Canadian performers artist fees for their online performances. The donation comes as the coronavirus...
Bad Wolves' new single, "Sober," from the album, N.A.T.I.O.N, appears in the indie movie Sno Babies, about two suburban opiate-addicted teenage girls, and, as part of the rollout, the...
The Canadian Cancer Society is reminding cancer patients a toll-free helpline is available to answer questions that may arise due to the coronavirus pandemic. The cancer research and support...
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...
Influential 1980s new wave band Chalk Circle are playing a reunion concert to raise money for the Rethink Breast Cancer organization. Taking place at Lee's Palace in Toronto, Ont. on March 7,...
New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. says the verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial changes the course of history in the fight against sexual violence. Weinstein, a high-profile movie...
Buffy Sainte-Marie, a musical trailblazer renown for many musical and altruistic causes, is the 10th recipient of the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Award. The innovative singer and songwriter will...
Two charities are collectively (USD) $600,000 richer thanks to the 2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game held Sunday night. When the final buzzer hit at Chicago’s...
A grant program has been set up in name of late Canadian music legend Kate McGarrigle to help support cancer patients and cancer survivors pursue music-making. The recently announced Music As...
Philanthropically-minded public relations company NKPR will be using Valentine's Day to help feed the homeless "and empower and inspire the community to give back during the month of...

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