Friday, December 15, 2017

Star of “Alice” Pops Down a Real-Life Rabbit Hole to Spread Some Christmas Cheer

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TORONTO, ON– On Wednesday December 16th, from 11am until 1pm, Canadian Caterina Scorsone, star of Alice, the new four part miniseries on Showcase and the upcoming film Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson, will be wrapping gifts and serving lunch at The Good Neighbours’ Club, a drop-in centre for homeless and marginally-housed men over 50 […]

Not in time…again

For reasons of patient confidentiality, especially because she was a child, I cannot tell you her real name but — I’ll call her Katie. For a long time, Katie had been fighting neuroblastoma, one of the deadliest of childhood cancers. She died last week at the age of 13. I got to know Katie when […]

Jack Lenz, Elaine Overholt and the women of Big Voice help the Good Neighbours’ Club

It was a Directors Dinner like The Good Neighbours’ Club had never seen. This was no stodgy affair; it was an evening made magic by the power of story and fifteen gutsy women who sang their hearts out. The women are all featured performers in a new television show called BIG VOICE which will air […]

Singing out against homelessness

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Elaine Overholt and Jack Lenz in concert Entertainment Icons and W Network’s “Big Voice” Divas Give back through song Intimate one-night only event will benefit day club for senior homeless men Only 112 tickets are available for Big Hearts, Big Night! Presented by Lenz Entertainment, an intimate evening of song and entertainment featuring Elaine Overholt, […]

The Unveiling

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Leah Lambert Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and author Michael Colgrass is no slouch – so when he gushes and glows over a book, you know it’s worth reading. The Unveiling, a new book by first time author Leah Lambert is garnering all kinds of praise from all kinds of important people. Lambert is a dear family […]

Sandy Naiman

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Sandy Naiman Sandy Naiman is a writer, a blogger, a broadcaster, a teacher, and an inspiration to those who are working towards creating a more just society. Sandy Naiman is an advocate for those living with mental illnesses, and is, herself, in recovery. She won the Courage to Come Back Award in 1998. Sandy Naiman […]

The Noronic – A Toronto Disaster

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Six decades on, the fire on board The Noronic remains the Toronto disaster with the most loss of life in history. Ronald Anderson, a hero of the day, is one of the last survivors.

Paul Croutch – The Day of the Homeless

The Day of the Homeless honoured Paul Croutch, a homeless man who died as the result of injuries sustained from a beating by drunken soldiers, was honoured in a special day, as were other victims of the street.

The Day of the Homeless – Toronto Charity for the Homeless Man

Media Advisory for The Day of the Homeless in Toronto.

The Day of the Homeless

Media Advisory for The Day of the Homeless.

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