Fanta Ongoiba: Toronto's Passionate Advocate Who Is Making Headways

Samuel Getachew | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Impact
Samuel Getachew

The lakeside village of Port Stanton is an almost two hours' drive away from Toronto. Located near the City of Orillia, ON -- the seaside cottage comm...

Michael Bublé, Deadmau5, K'Naan, Bruce Cockburn Win SOCAN Awards

Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Music

The 23rd annual SOCAN Awards, honouring Canadian songwriters in various genres, were presented Monday night at Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall with Michael...

TIFF: Arcade Fire, K'naan Remind Movie Stars About Haiti

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Music

Members of Arcade Fire brought the house -- or at least the garden party tent -- down with both their music and their message at the Artists For Peace...

K'naan Trades Beats For Picture Book

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Music

TORONTO -- Toronto rapper K'naan plans to publish a children's picture book about his life. Tundra Books says it will release "When I Get Older: Th...

Bono's Activism From TIFF to the G20

Andrew Cooper | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Living
Andrew Cooper

The hallmark of Bono's celebrity activism has been a concern with gaining access to key political decision-makers. However, over the last year the focus of attention has turned away from a fixation with politicians at the apex of power in the traditional global establishment.

K'naan, Iman and the Famine in Somalia: The Long Game Matters, Too

Edward Jackson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada
Edward Jackson

The celebrities' call to action on the famine in Somalia is welcome, but the bottom line is that these countries need sustained economic growth. Such strategies are not without risks, however. Businesses must not be permitted to abuse human rights. Foreign investment must not undermine sovereignty.