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Music Without Borders for Afghan refugees

Floods, famine, fire and drought — when disaster strikes at home and around the world, Canadians are ready to help. For musicians and actors, helping often means organizing large relief concerts. These shows are great entertainment and have raised millions of dollars. But at times, critics have questioned the long-term benefit of these extravaganzas. CBC Archives looks back at some of Canada's disaster relief concerts.

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A 2001 Toronto concert helps Afghan refugees.
Medium: Television
Program: Canada Now
Broadcast Date: Oct. 22, 2001
Guest(s):
Reporter: Carole MacNeil
Duration: 0:32

Last updated: December 12, 2012

Page consulted on October 27, 2014

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