Charity

Charity

November 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Students at Queen Alexandra School in Toronto were thrilled with the gift, awed in having an opportunity to participate in a music workshop with the band and beaming with pleasure in having the "Invincible" quartet put on an intimate performance in the school gym.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

The music biz never comes up short when it comes to raising funds for charitable endeavours, and closest to the heart is the Unison Benevelolent Fund that provides support to its own in times of distress.

October 13, 2017
by External Source

The stars will be out in Vancouver for the David Foster Foundation 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala & Concert, as guests including Oprah Winfrey, Goldie Hawn and more gather at the Rogers Arena on Saturday, October 21st.

The Cardinals raised $37K as part of Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer. Named in memory of the late Pat Cardinal, the overall fund-raising event brought in $2.6M for cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
September 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

The music biz road hockey warriors were part of a world record-breaking fundraiser in Toronto on Saturday that amassed $2.6M for the fight against cancer.

Eleanor McCain at The Carlu Photo: Beverly Daniels
May 12, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The elegant soiree to celebrate the singer’s lavish Canadian songbook album also proved a very successful fundraiser for the music education charity.

The Cliks' Lucas Silveira joins Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace at The House of Strombo — photo credit: Vanessa Heins.
April 14, 2017
by External Source

The frontwoman of US punk rockers Against Me! is featured in conversation with one of her peers.

April 7, 2017
by Karen Bliss

Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the Labor Party as a cabinet minister.

March 31, 2017
by Kim Hughes

For oddities of nature — tiny cows and deadly insects, say, or extremely tall or old people — breaking a Guinness World Record is a snap.

Buffy St Marie by Annie Leibovitz
January 20, 2017
by Karen Bliss

CARAS announced this week that the legendary folk singer and activist will be the recipient of the 2017 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Junos in Ottawa this spring. Here's an interview from the 2015 vault of Samaritanmag.