Charity

Charity

March 31, 2022
by External Source

Artists and arts workers impacted by the pandemic have the Slaight Family Foundation to thank for a $1M donation made to the

February 27, 2022
by External Source

After annexing the Crimean peninsula and launching an ongoing eight-year war in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Russia launched an unprovoked full-scale i

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, Calgary — photo credit: Bittermann Photography.
February 15, 2022
by External Source

Museum and performance venue National Music Centre (NMC) in Calgary has teamed up with TD Bank to launch

Gary Slaight
February 9, 2022
by Karen Bliss

The Slaight Family Foundation, one of Toronto’s most wide-reaching family foundations, has announced its latest charitable give of $15 million to 1

January 26, 2022
by External Source

Since 2010, Bell has been working to help increase awareness about mental health and mental illness with the company’s Bell Let's Talk Day

A pre-pandemic concert shot. Photo credit: Karen Bliss
January 13, 2022
by Karen Bliss

With the live music industry still not up-and-running due to Covid-19 and its latest aggressive variant, demand for the financial and mental health

Adam "Bix" Berger before and afer diagnosis. Photo - Jack Sterling
December 14, 2021
by Karen Bliss

"I BEAT CANCER AND WROTE A SONG ABOUT IT!” begins a post by Adam “Bix” Berger, the co-founder of Toronto’s Royal Mountain Records, before posting a

Interior shot of Massey Hall. Pic by Bill King Photography.
December 13, 2021
by Bill King

The much-loved Canadian pop veteran recruited a stellar cast of talent for his annual Christmas fundraiser for CAMH at Massey Hall. One of many highlights of the night was Toronto Mayor John Tory’s presentation of the keys to the city to Kim.

Screenshot of Ryan Reynolds watching Steven Page's tribute song to him, "Canada Loves You Back".
December 9, 2021
by Karen Bliss

The personal tribute song Ryan Reynolds posted on his YouTube page with the caption “I’m not crying” is now available for sale on most streaming pl

David & Harry Belafonte - photo courtesy of Belafonte Family Foundation
December 5, 2021
by External Source

The Belafonte Family Foundation (BFF) has been launched to create programs

Greg Godovitz' guitar with signatures and Triumph inset.
December 2, 2021
by David Farrell

Greg Godovitz always has something up his sleeve. His latest project is to get as many musical signatures on a Fender guitar that is going up for auction to help victims of the BC floods. The list so far is impressive. He wants more, and he wants pledges. We have the details.

Leeroy Stagger and family - GoFundMe pic.
November 28, 2021
by External Source

The devastation brought on by unnatural natural disasters on Canada’s east and west coasts has affected many.