Category Archives: Award Gala

February 02

2023 JUNO Nominee Announcement presented by Ontario Creates live at CBC

By Sally Warburton & A.J.Lam The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2023 will take place in Edmonton, AB from Thursday, March 9 through Monday, March 13, 2023, culminating with The JUNO Awards Broadcast hosted by Simu Liu. Tickets to The 2023 JUNO Awards on sale now. For the first time since 2020, CARAS and […]

December 07

A War Child Gala@ The ROM-Mon.,Dec.5th,2022

By A.J.Lam THE WORLD THAT’S POSSIBLEOn December 5th THE WORLD THAT’S POSSIBLE, an exclusive gala evening to celebrate humanity’s vast potential, stir the imagination, and inspire us to create the world that’s possible. Proceeds from this unforgettable night of gourmet international cuisine, prepared by Chef Mark McEwan and inspired by the regions where War Child […]

December 07

Canada’s Walk of Fame Star-Studded Gala Returns @Beanfield Centre, Saturday, December 3rd,2022

Photography By Alex Lam,Video By Shannen Johnstone&Interviews By Jesse Read More than 700 guests converged at Toronto’s Beanfield Centre on December 3rd to celebrate this year’s Inductees and Honourees during an unforgettable night of tributes and performances. During the star-studded Red Carpet arrivals, Canada’s Walk of Fame honoured the 2022 Inductees with their commemorative “Star” unveiling; […]

December 04

Blue Moon Brewing at the Gotham Awards with celebs including Adam Sandler, Aubrey Plaza, Janelle James, Gabrielle Union and more!

The 32nd annual Gotham Awards on behalf of Blue Moon Brewing Company who joined the event as the official beer sponsor of the Awards. The Gotham Awards took place last evening, Monday, November 28th at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown New York City, with a full red-carpet gala and hundreds of celebrities and industry VIP’s in attendance. The Gotham Awards are the first of […]

December 02

Canadian International Fashion Film Festival (CANIFFF) 3 Days Of Festival Events & 21 Award Categories-November 28th to 30th, 2022

By Steph C. & Alex Lam THE DiRECTORS PARTY TIFF for the fashionistas? Canadian International Fashion Film Festival (CANIFFF) showcased the very best submissions from the international fashion films community for three days from November 28th to 30th in Toronto. An intimate and exclusive Directors’ Party kicked off the event at the majestic Eglinton Grand […]

November 25

The 30th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards@The Fairmount Royal York Hotel-Wed., Nov.23rd,2022

Photography By A.J.Lam The 30th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards was held at The Fairmount Royal York Hotel on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, with the gala presentation of the seven winners of the 2022 awards. These award winners join the five recipients of the up-and-coming entrepreneur ‘Ones to Watch’ award category, who were announced […]

November 11

The Giller Prize@The Four Seasons Hotel-Mon.,Nov.7th,2022

By A.J.Lam Suzette Mayr has been named the winner of the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel,The Sleeping Car Porter, published by Coach House Books. Suzette Mayr not only secured the most prestigious Canadian literary prize but also $100, 000. This year’s 29th anniversary glitzy black-tie gala dinner and award ceremony at the ultra-luxurious Four […]

October 23

SOCAN Foundation Announces Laura Niquay as Recipient of TD Indigenous Songwriter Award

      SOCAN Foundation Announces Laura Niquay as Recipient of TD Indigenous Songwriter AwardFive Additional Artists Receive Special Distinctions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 7, 2022Toronto, ON – The SOCAN Foundation is thrilled to announce Laura Niquay as the recipient of the annual TD Indigenous Songwriter Award. The critically acclaimed Attikamek artist from Trois-Rivières, QC is being recognized for her songs “Moteskano” and “Nicto Kicko”, works that […]

October 19

BRENDAN FRASER TO BE HONORED WITHAMERICAN RIVIERA AWARDAT 38TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Brendan Fraser will be honored with the American Riviera Award at the 38th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Fraser will receive the award on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at an in-person conversation about his career, leading up to this year’s performance as Charlie in the upcoming A24 film THE WHALE.  Seamlessly transitioning from […]

October 16

The Siminovitch Prize Announces Finalists for 2022

CANADA’S LARGEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS THEATRE AWARD PRESENTS  THE SHORTLIST FOR THE 2022 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE CELEBRATING TRANSFORMATIVE AND INFLUENTIAL THEATRE CREATION ACROSS CANADA 2022 SHORTLIST:MARIE BRASSARD,  RAVI JAIN, ANN-MARIE KERRAND SHERRY J. YOONWINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 1, 2022, AT 8 PM EST– The Siminovitch Prize, Canada’s most significant theatre award, celebrates professional mid-career […]

September 22

The Polaris Prize@The Carlu-Mon., Sept.19th,2022

By Wayne Baggs Polaris recognizes and markets albums of the highest artistic integrity, without regard to musical genre, “Lifting up artists is more important than ever and we are proud to support the groundbreaking music the Polaris nominees create,” said Gary Slaight, president, and CEO of Slaight Communications. The Polaris Music Prize is one of […]

September 19

Toronto International Film Festival announces 2022 award winners

The Toronto International Film Festival® has announced its award recipients for the 47th edition of the Festival, which concluded last evening with the Closing Night screening of Mary Harron’s Dalíland at the Visa Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre and Roy Thomson Hall. “2022 brought an exceptional selection of films that excited festival audiences around […]

September 12

TIFF Tribute Awards

TIFF Tribute Awards   “This Festival is really stepping ahead and moving the needle by intention” — Meryl Streep, recipient of the 2019 TIFF Tribute Actor Award The TIFF Tribute Awards presented by Bvlgari honour the film industry’s outstanding contributors and their achievements, recognizing leading industry members, acting talent, directorial expertise, new talent, and below-the-line […]

August 13

The 14th Annual Canadian Immigrant Awards@The Sheraton Centre-Aug.11th,2022

By Sally W. In its 14th year, the Canadian Immigrant Awards took place at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto on August 11th. The awards celebrate the success of immigrants from all across Canada. It was an evening to celebrate the important contributions 25 Canadian Immigrants have achieved.  To receive their awards and to […]

August 09

Toronto International Film Festival announces 2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance.

Toronto International Film Festival announces 2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance The cast of Michael Grandage’s My Policeman — Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson, and Rupert Everett — are the first-ever film ensemble to receive this honourPhoto credit: Courtesy of Prime Video — Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, is delighted to announce that […]