‘I walked out and the world had transformed’: As CAMH remakes itself, patients feel the difference

Tom Churchill lived a life of hidden woe.

The 67-year-old Toronto investment manager, father and husband had suffered an inner depression since puberty.

Conquering brain disease requires both private and government funding

Today, the burden of brain disease – medically, financially and emotionally – has surpassed that of cancer and heart disease combined. One in three Canadians is directly affected by a brain disorder. These are diseases that demand a lifelong commitment.

MSO’s Musique aux Enfants initiative receives major donation from the Azrieli Foundation

The La musique aux enfants program has received a major donation from the Azrieli Foundation. Conceived by Kent Nagano, this initiative, developed in partnership with the Université de Montréal and the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Île (CSPI), introduces preschool and kindergarten children in the Montréal-Nord borough to music.

ROUNDUP | 10 Canadian Composers Who Are Redefining Classical Music

Despite our relatively small population, Canadian music is well, alive, strong, and fascinating.

Here are 10 innovative composers redefining the future of Canadian classical music.

Azrieli Foundation Donates $50 Million

Bar-Ilan University’s Galilee Faculty of Medicine in Safed will be renamed the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, after the Azrieli Foundation donated $50 million to expand the facilities of the country’s newest medical school.

Creating A Designated Music Room in a LTC: Stories from Music Care Training Grads

What happens when three women take Music Care Training? They become inspired, and work to create a beautiful space for residents, their families and staff, and call it Room 217, to honour the Foundation that taught them about music care.

The Azrieli Foundation gives $16 million for autism research

A new research centre in Montreal will help lift the shroud of mystery surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and lead to the development of better diagnostic tools and more effective therapies for people with autism.

Many Young Adults With Autism Also Have Mental Health Issues

College involved “many anxiety attacks and many trips home” for Daniel Share-Strom, an autistic 27-year-old motivational speaker in Bradford, Ontario.

Prizes, Legacies and Legends

Part of the life of being a composer is filling out grant applications and submitting proposals.

Living a musical life: Hope renewed for Ottawa composer Kelly-Marie Murphy

When the Toronto Symphony Orchestra takes the stage Friday night, it will be a very public acknowledgement of Ottawa composer Kelly-Marie Murphy’s great year.