Elton John Aids Foundation

Our Tour of Shame

Maia Rose Rotman | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Politics
Maia Rose Rotman

"Where is Canada?" In Turkey and Jordan recently, this was the question we heard over and over, from Syrian refugees themselves, crisis intervention workers, medical professionals, human rights activists and others dedicated to helping Syrians.To friends and family, I referred to my time in the region as a tour of shame, as a Canadian. There was a clear perception among the people we spoke with that Canada preferred Christian asylum seekers, and this explained the delays and inaction. As the now-infamous photo of Alan Kurdi reminds us, there is an immediate need for Canada to show leadership in developing a concrete solution.

Why Elton John Signed my Back at the Fashion Cares Gala

Ann Kaplan | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Style
Ann Kaplan

After we had photos taken together, I looked at Elton John and David Furnish and said "can you guys do me a favour?" I took my Sharpie pen off the side table and said "can you sign my back?" They both did and, while Elton was signing, he said "well that's a first." The proto-type of the book I am producing on the 25 year history of Fashion Cares was on display for pre-order sales at the dinner with Elton John. All of the proceeds will go to the AIDS Committee of Toronto and the Elton John Aids Foundation.

Glitter, Glamour, And Elton John: The End Of Fashion Cares

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

It's a surreal moment to watch Elton John sit at a piano and perform in a sparkly suit jacket. But as he played his final note -- which marked the ...

Now's Your Chance To See Elton John In The Flesh

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

You guys. YOU GUYS! You, yes you, can go see Sir Elton John in the flesh on Saturday, September 8 at Holt Renfrew. Here's the catch: he's only goin...

Turns Out Fashion Does Care: Fundraiser To Be Hosted/Attended By Star-Studded Crowd

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.27.2012 | Canada Style

It turns out, fashion really cares. So much so that the 25th anniversary of M.A.C. Viva Glam Fashion Cares fundraiser is being hosted by a slew of...