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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...
Righteous rock 'n' roller Tom Petty, who was honored earlier this year as the MusiCares Person of the Year and just wrapped up a 40th anniversary tour, has died at age 66. The singer...
If it seems like an unusual amount of red clown noses are on your television on May 25 there's a good reason — that's the date for the third annual Red Nose Day USA, a star-studded...
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient, addressed Canadian Parliament on April 12 to encourage Canadians to support education for girls around the world and to continue...
Pearl Jam, Adele, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson and Jim James are among the artists reinterpreting songs from Brandi Carlile's 2007 album The Story, with all proceeds going to War Child UK,...
Singer-pianist Chantal Kreviazuk is offering to perform a concert in someone's home to support War Child Canada to the highest bidder. The member of the Order of Canada and multiple Juno Award...
Today (Aug. 19) is World Humanitarian Day, a day the United Nations had dedicated to paying tribute to "all people affected by humanitarian crises and those who lost their lives in humanitarian...
Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, has released a new song called "He Was Alone" to support refugees. The singer behind classic hits like "Peace Train" says...
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador on Saturday night (April 16) has resulted in at least 350 deaths and 2,068 injuries so far. Damage from the quake and a reported more than 230 aftershocks is...
Prominent actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Angelina Jolie has spent the last two days making high-profile appearances in Lebanon and Greece with one strong message: the world needs to do more to...

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