Charity

Charity

Book collaborators Terry Stuart and Robert Carli. Photo provided
November 8, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

A new project is using the joy people feel experiencing their most favourite and moving songs and weaponizing those feelings to fund science that w

Michael Stipe portrait. Artwork Photo Credit: Sam Taylor-Johnson
October 24, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Former R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe has released his first-ever solo single "Your Capricious Soul."

Mena Massoud, Facebook pic
October 18, 2019
by External Source

Toronto-raised Aladdin actor Mena Massoud knows Canada prizes diversity as a strength but insists he didn't get much help from the Canadia

Renée Zellweger at 2018's ALS Walk — photo credit: screenshot from promo video
October 11, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Actor Renée Zellweger, who of course, makes a living using her voice to portray characters — most recently in the brand-new biopic, Judy,

Screenshot from Barlow's The Wizard music video
October 4, 2019
by Karen Bliss

"My goal is to make the name Richard Sackler synonymous with mass death,” says Canadian musician Tom Barlow, who wrote The Wizard, with Tom Lewis,

 Pic: © Livia Ferguson / Greenpeace © Livia Ferguson / Greenpeace
September 26, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

One hundred and sixty-nine events are currently scheduled to take place across Canada as part of the massive Global Climate Strike movement happeni

September 12, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Bill Bell kicked his own black dog two years ago and remains focused on keeping it away.

DJ Martin Streek took his own life in 2009 — photo credit: Martin Streek Tribute Facebook.
September 6, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Friends of late Toronto DJ Martin Streek, a fixture on 102.1 The Edge for 25 years, 17 of those on-air, are throwing “A Party For Marty” on Sept.

Petersen museum. Pic: Instagram acc't
August 22, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Metallica lead singer James Hetfield has donated ten classic cars to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

Meghan on stage in Hagersville, ON. Pic: Instagram
August 15, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Meghan Patrick was headlining Hagersville Rocks Music Festival last month when a man screamed out, “Show me your tits.”  Yes, it’s 2019, and some m

Gord Bamford and Make-A-Wish recipient Abby with the Grey Cup.  Photo: Two Stones Creative
August 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian country star's 12th Annual Charity Golf Classic in Alberta raised a phenomenal sum for his charitable foundation last week. To date, it has contributed over $4M for children’s charities across Canada. Pictured: Bamford hoisting the Grey Cup at the event.