Cancer

Cody Simpson, the 16-year-old Australian pop singer-songwriter who is represented by Justin Bieber’s manager, is the new ambassador for The Who’s Teen Cancer America, which...
Simple ideas sometimes net the best results. Just look at Yard Sale for the Cure, the annual event which raises money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation through coordinated but...
Bluenotes, the Canadian denim retailer geared towards teens and young adults, has long practiced corporate social responsibility. Established in 1984, the company which now operates 120 stores...
In his autobiography, Who I Am, The Who guitarist Pete Townshend addresses a multitude of issues he has struggled with throughout his 67 years from bullying to alcohol abuse to manic depressive...
Twelve years ago, actress Carrie-Lynn Neales was at her mother’s side, helping her through a colon cancer diagnosis. She was terrified; a teenager who suddenly had to face the mortality of a...
Loads of musicians boast benefit concerts on the resume, but few bands approach philanthropy with the zeal or unwavering commitment of Bon Jovi. The enduring New Jersey-reared rockers don’t...
At what age will you think about your legacy? For drummer Chuck Comeau of multi-platinum-selling pop-punkers Simple Plan, it started at 26. That’s how old he was when he and his bandmates...
There was a hockey legend, a doctor, a radio host, an insurance exec and five other models that walked the runway at high-end clothing retailer Holt Renfrew in Toronto for a fashion show in support...
The fundraising teams have names like Dancing Divas, Disco Babes, Disco Divas, Dancing Queens, Frank’s Disco Bunnies and So We Thought We Could Dance. Yes, it’s time to relive the 70s...
A little over two years ago, Calgary-based throat cancer survivor Heather Dougall was sitting on her couch watching TV when she came up with what she says “was the silliest idea she ever...

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