Category Archives: Press Conference

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 […]

November 04

Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign Surpasses 2 Million Tree Goal@Fort York National Historic Site  -Wed.,Nov.2nd,2022

Photography by Wayne Baggs On Wednesday it was a special event at Fort York National Historic Site in Toronto. It was announced that over 2 million trees were planted to honour every Canadian who served in the country’s Armed Forces and the 117,000 who paid the ultimate sacrifice. The campaign began in 2015, and is […]

July 05

Bob Marley One Love Experience- Thurs.,June 30, 2022

By Sally W.  It’s here!  With its North American debut in Toronto, we can finally see the long-awaited Bob Marley One Love Experience!  And it’s well worth the wait! Celebrating the life, the music and the legend of reggae musician Bob Marley. The official opening on June 30th included special guest Cedella Marley, Bob’s daughter. […]

June 16

PDAC Convention-Mon., June 13th-15th,2022

We welcomed PDAC back in Toronto after an absence in 2021. The PDAC convention is the World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention and it is the leading convention for people, companies and organizations invokved with mineral exploration. In addition to meeting over 1,000 exhibitors, 3,500 investors and 25,600 attendees from 135 countries, we also […]

April 13

I AM HERE: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces.Opening Wed.,April 13th,2022

On April 12 a guided tour through more than 500 years of art making, and the many ways we document our everyday lives was on display at the AGO. Featuring artworks from the Renaissance to the present, by some of the biggest names in art history, I AM HERE: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces is an amazing […]

April 12

The 2022 Canadian Screen Awards on CBC and CBC Gem on Sunday, April 10, 2022

The selection of prominent categories and tributes to this year’s Special Award recipients, the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards on CBC and CBC Gem was a star-powered, creatively curated treat for fans of our homegrown entertainment, highlighting Canadian content and its notable moments that made us laugh, cry, and reflect over the past year. Featuring the […]

January 17

TO CALM THE PIG INSIDE – By Ang Pagpakalma Sa Unos&Directed by Joanna Vasquez Arong -NOMINEE – Best Short Documentary – 2020 International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards

NOMINEE – Best Short Documentary – 2020 International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards WINNER – Grand Jury Prize, Documentary Shorts – 2020 Slamdance Film Festival WINNER – International Documentary – 15th SHORTS MÉXICO WINNER – Best Documentary Short – Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2020 Special Mention – Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival Official Selection – 2020 […]

March 09

Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibit(Saturday, March 7th-Mon.,August 3rd, 2020.@THE ROM

Visitors are invited to see the world—and the ROM—through Pooh’s eyes: a place to ponder, wonder and find joy in simple pleasures. Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A), Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic examines the origins, creation and enduring legacy of the classic stories by A.A. Milne (1882–1956) and the heart-warming illustrations of […]

November 21

Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction Week@Brookfield Place-Fri.,Nov.15th-Mon.,Nov.18th,2019

On Friday, November 15, the induction, the Official Ring Presentation and photo opportunity were held at the Hockey Hall of Fame, Esso Great Hall. Six individuals were elected to The Hockey Hall of Fame’s Honoured Membership, in both the Player and Builder Category. On Sunday, November 17, 2019 – the HAGGAR HHOF LEGENDS CLASSIC game […]

October 08

The St.Louis Blues Donate 2019 Stanley Cup Ring@Hockey Hall Of Fame(HHOF)-Tues.,Oct.8th,2019

Hockey Hall of Fame Chairman and Honoured Member, Lanny McDonald and defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues added the 2019 Stanley Cup ring to a special display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Championship ring, donated by the Blue’s organization, will be displayed alongside the first-ever Stanley Cup ring The championship ring, donated […]

October 07

Nuit Blanche 2019 Toronto, Sunset To Sunrise, Saturday, October 5, 2019

By A.J.Lam With the slogan, More Art, Less Sleep, almost 90 art projects by more than 300 artists transformed the Toronto artscape from dusk to dawn of Saturday, October 6, for Nuit Blanche 2019. This year’s “curatorial theme, Continuum, responded to the interconnected and often contradictory paradoxes of life in the changing city.” Nuit Blanche, the annual overnight super […]

August 09

The Launch Of UNINTERRUPTED Canada With NBA Superstar LeBron James, Drake and CEO Maverick Carter@St.Regis Hotel-Fri.,Aug.2nd,2019

By A.J.Lam UNINTERRUPTED, the athlete empowerment brand founded by NBA Superstar LeBron James and CEO Maverick Carter, made its first international debut on August 2, at the St. Regis Hotel, with the launch of UNINTERRUPTED Canada, in partnership with Music Superstar, Entrepreneur, and the NBA Champion Toronto Raptors Ambassador, Drake.   Its mission is to […]

July 14

Tamara Maddalen’s Album Listening Party & Live Performance @B-Town Sound In Burlington-Thursday, July 4th,2019

By Wayne Baggs With great pleasure, I attended the CD listening party for Mint Green Mercury, the latest release from Singer-songwriter Tamara Maddalen. The title is an homage to the first car her father bought. This Cd is a lifetime of experiences graciously written to put some of life’s emotional roller coaster ride to a […]

May 06

Indian Women In Canada (iWINC), In Partnership With Imagebuilderz@Mantra-Sat.,May 4th,2019

Indian Women in Canada (iWINC), in partnership with Imagebuilderz, announced one of the classiest shows coming to Toronto later this month. GULZARISH, an artistic display of soulful poetry and captivating music of renowned lyricist and film director GULZAR, will be presented at the Aga Khan Museum on May 31, 2019 bringing a unique combination of […]

February 07

2019 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED CANADIAN ACADEMY TO HONOUR THE KIDS IN THE HALL, DEEPA MEHTA, MARY WALSH & STEPHAN JAMES WITH SPECIAL AWARDS @The Globe and Mail Building -Thurs., Feb. 7th,2019

Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the nominees in 135 film, television, and digital content categories for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards, as well as the special awards that will be announced on air including The Kids in the Hall, who will receive the Academy Icon Award, Deepa Mehta, […]