Category Archives: Award Gala

April 25

Canadian Music Week 2017 – The Crystals, The Indies, The Canadian Radio Music Awards, The Cdn.Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, 2017 Live Music Industry Awards – April 18th-23rd, 2017

Interviewer-Chris Jesse & Videographer-Steve Jesse The Crystals Awards was proud to present their 2017 Radio Awards for The Best in Canadian Radio Creative, on Wed. April 19th at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW), running from April 18-23. With recognition going out to a great deal of musical talents, it […]

March 14

Canadian Screen Awards@Sony Centre-Sunday, March 12th, 2017

It was the fifth annual Canadian Screen Awards on Sunday night, broadcasted live from Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, with Canadian Howie Mandel hosting this year’s award ceremonies. Each year, the Canadian Screen Awards honours the best in Canadian film and television, with winners in the Creative Fiction and Non-Fiction categories announced at […]

January 18

Canadian Screen Awards Nomination Announcement @Aperture (Tues., Jan.17th, 2017)

Two more months before the excitement of The Canadian Screen Awards arrives in Toronto, but some announcements were made regarding the nominees and it was streaming live on line. Iconic actor Christopher Plummer will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. Also actor and television personality Howie Mandel will […]

November 26

WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women @M.T.C.C. (Thurs. Nov.24th, 2016)

The Awards Gala is about celebration and recognition. It’s another year of accomplished recipients for The Top 100 Community, raising the total number to 939, including 128 Hall of Fame Inductees. On November 24, 2016, the spotlight was on the Award Winners, as well as their organizations and networks who played a vital role in […]

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala@The Fairmount Royal York(Wed.,Nov.16th,2016)

5,000 women entrepreneurs from coast to coast were nominated for this year’s award, and 18 finalists were selected. These exceptional women were chosen for their accomplishments in industries as diverse as finance, technology, and health services. The winners were announced and celebrated at the 24th Annual Awards Gala, hosted by Diane Francis, editor at large […]

The Arnold Party-the official after-party of Business for the Arts’ annual awards gala@Canada’s National Ballet School(Wed.,Nov.16th,2016)

By A.J.Lam and BK on the SCENE The Arnold Party, the official after-party of Business for the Arts’ annual awards gala, is an annual high-energy gathering of dynamic, arts-minded young professionals to celebrate and encourage leadership and volunteerism in Canadian arts and culture. The Arnold Party is the afterparty to honour the winner of The […]

B’Nai Brith Canada-2016 Human Rights Gala Honouring David Foster@Mattamy Centre(Thurs.,Nov.10th,2016)

By BK on the SCENE On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, B’nai Brith Canada celebrated its 2016 Human Rights Gala by honouring Grammy-Award winning Canadian music legend and humanitarian David Foster with the Award of Merit, the highest distinction their organization can bestow. A dedicated human rights activist and Officer of the Order of Canada, it […]

Canada’s Walk Of Fame@The Allstream Centre(Thurs.,Oct.6th,2o16)

Images by A.J.Lam It was a red carpet ceremony on the grounds of the C.N.E. at the Allstream Centre on a beautiful October day to celebrate one of the most high profile inductions for Canada’s Walk Of Fame. Among the 2016 class inducted were NHL Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler, actor-director Jason Priestley, filmmaker Deepa […]

September 21

The Polaris Music Prize@The Carlu(Monday,September 19th,2016)

Kaytranada was the big winner on Monday night for the Polaris Music Prize as Buffy Sainte-Marie presented the 24-year-old Haitian-Canadian producer with the $50,000 prize. His debut album titled 99.9% was awarded the eleventh annual Polaris Prize, which recognizes a single Canadian record each year for the most artistic merit, regardless of sales or label. […]

September 18

TIFF 2016: We Kill Death@Thompson Hotel+Creative Coalition@STK

Photo Credits: Tom Sandler, Ernesto DiStefano+BK on the SCENE We were privileged to be invited on Friday to view history being made as three free climbing roof toppers–Mustang Wanted, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov–climbed a construction crane atop a 60-story building in downtown Toronto in celebration of the new film they’re starring in called “WE […]

September 13

TIFF 2016: The 2016 Birks Diamond Tribute during TIFF@Shangri-La(Mon.,Sept.12th,2016)

Telefilm Canada and Birks paid tribute to 12 Canadian women in film at the 2016 Birks Diamond Tribute during Day 5 of TIFF at the Shangri-La hotel in downtown Toronto. The 2016 honourees of the Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film were directors Tracey Deer, Ann Marie Fleming,April Mullen, Léa Pool and […]

August 27

2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductee Announcement!@The Royal York Fairmount(Tues.,Aug.23rd,2016)

It was the  2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductee Announcement at the legendary Royal York Fairmount in Toronto! Canada’s Walk of Fame, along with Corus Entertainment,  announced the names of the 2016 inductees. Each has been selected for having excelled in their respective field, for fuelling Canadian pride and for inspiring the next generation to […]

May 19

Prism Prize 2016@Tiff Bell Lightbox(Sun.,May 15th,2016)

By A.J.Lam The Prism Prize 2016 was held on Sunday, May 15,  at The Tiff Bell Lightbox, with director Philip Sportel being announced as the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Prism Prize for Kalle Mattson’s Avalanche music video. Philip Sportel was on hand to accept the Prism Prize trophy and $10,000 award at the […]

May 08

Canadian Music Week 2016(CMW2016)@Toronto(May2nd-8th,2016

Canadian Music Week now in it’s 34th year is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival ran for 7 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions […]

May 07

48th Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame@Purina Pathway(Tues.,May3rd,2016)

Purina honoured (#AHOF) extraordinary acts of animal heroism at the 48th Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame,hosted at Purina(@PurinaCanada) PawsWay(, its permanent home. Since its inception in 1968, the Purina Animal Hall of Fame has honoured pets and service animals for their remarkable feats of bravery, from alerting humans to life-threating medical emergencies,to saving them […]