Charity

Charity

Photo courtesy of Morrissey's Instagram page.
February 21, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Unwavering animal rights activist Morrissey, who released a statement in 2006 boycotting Canada because of the “horrific slaughter” of seals, is fi

Arkells with New Circles' Diane Gibbs at a previous drive at Union Station. Pic courtesy of MLSE
February 14, 2019
by External Source

Canadian rock band Arkells has teamed up with the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to launch a clothing drive for New Circles Community Services as part

Robbie's Facebook image.
February 8, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Robbie Robertson’s memoir, Testimony, covers a short but transformative period in the 73-year-old’s life — from birth to 1976.

Terra Lightfoot. Pic: Dustin Rabin Photography
February 1, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Canadian musicians Terra Lightfoot, Lindi Ortega and Begonia are teaming up for an Ontario tour in February that will benefit multiple organization

Dan Walsh. Photo: Bryan Charles Peter
January 24, 2019
by External Source

Once a member of Fred Eaglesmith's band The Flying Squirrels, he now brings tears of joy to mothers and kids with a program that refurbishes and donates guitars to kids in Cambridge, ON.

Photo credit: PegiYoung.com
January 10, 2019
by External Source

Pegi Young, a musician and former wife of Neil Young who toured with him and put out albums of her own, died on Jan.

January 4, 2019
by External Source

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Aaron, steering his own course. Pic: Top Country
December 21, 2018
by External Source

Tis the giving season, but Canadian country artist Aaron Goodvin wants to keep that goodwill going the rest of the year, too.

Gerry at Tom Cochrane’s cottage last summer.
December 13, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

The GoFundMe campaign, launched Dec. 9, has set a goal of $60,000 to help fund Lee's home care, food, rent, a wheelchair and customizations to his residence. In its first few days, the outreach program has raised over $5,000. 

Alex Lifeson, Ron Sexsmith and members of Broken Social Scene and Barenaked Ladies joined Andy Kim onstage on one of his earlier Christmas shows.
December 7, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Andy Kim gets emotional when talking about the ill children he met at the ICAR Complex racetrack in Montreal who were able to whiz around in fancy

Sultans of String promo shot
November 30, 2018
by External Source

Sultans of String, a Canadian fusion music group with overseas roots, has teamed up with UNHCR, the United Nations Agency for Refugees in Canada, t

MusiCounts TD Community Music Program celebration at Music For the Spirit in Ohsweken, ON on the Six Nations Grand River Reserve. Photo credit: Barry Roden
November 23, 2018
by External Source

The music-focused organizations ranged in scope from Toronto's The Hammer Band to Charlotte Street Arts Centre and Fredericton Girls Rock Camp.