Category Archives: Health

April 20

MIKE RITA & GUESTS – POT COMIC CD RELEASE PARTY @GRAND GERRARD THEATRE – Fri., April 19th, 2019

Since the Cannabis legalization in Canada, Pot Comedy has been filling the air in our great country. What do you get when you combine your parents, your local drug dealer and life in the 90’s? You get a couple of hours of hilarious Cannabis humour from Mike Rita and his special guest on Easter Friday. […]

April 05

The 6th Annual Angels Catwalk In support of the SickKids Transplant Centre@Steam Whistle Brewing-Thurs.,April 4th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE The 6th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids was held at Steam Whistle Brewing on Thursday. Over the past five years, the Angels Catwalk for SickKids event has raised over $1.1 million. This premier red-carpet event once again features some of the hottest fashions to walk across the runway, […]

March 25

SNAP2019@ARCADIAN COURT-Thurs., March 21st,2019.

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE SNAP is one of ACT’s two annual fundraising events. A photographic fundraiser featuring a Live and Silent Art Auction, and a photo competition, SNAP is an opportunity to bring together those who have a passion for the arts and those who support the work of ACT.   The […]

March 12

LuckyBall 2019-Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day And Fundraiser For The Fort York Food Bank!@Amsterdam-Thursday,March 7, 2019

By Sally Warburton & BK on the SCENE Thursday, March 7th was a very happening place for a very important cause. The annual LuckyBall was taking place. Since 2013 the LuckyBall has been the main fundraiser for the Fort York Food Bank with 100% of the ticket proceeds going directly to the Food Bank located […]

February 03

The Pat Summerall Award Honouring Bill Cowher During Superbowl 53 in Atlanta@Atlanta Marriott Marquis-Thurs., Jan. 31st,2019

Each year, The Pat Summerall Award is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution in the sports field. Past honorees include James Brown, Greg Gumbel, Jim Nantz, Chris Berman, Cris Collinsworth, The NFL ON FOX, Al Michaels, Archie Manning, Michael Strahan, Joe Buck, John Madden and Rich Eisen. Legends for Charity was proud […]

January 10

The 30th Annual Dragon Ball Preview@Aga Khan-Mon.,Jan.7th,2019

On Mon., January 7th  2019,  The 30th Annual  Dragon Ball was previewed to showcase the spectacular gala, in celebration of  The Year of the Pig Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 30th annual Dragon Ball, one of Toronto’s premier gala events and the largest fundraising gala celebrating Chinese New Year in Canada. More […]

December 30

Big Sugar and musician friends’ tribute to Garry Lowe @Danforth Music Hall Toronto – Friday, December 28, 2018

by Sally Warburton The Danforth Music Hall was packed on Friday, December 28. It was a sold out tribute concert to honour Garry Lowe – bassist for Big Sugar who died July 7, 2018 of cancer. Big Sugar is a Canadian blues, reggae rock band from Toronto whose 1st album was released in 1991. Big […]

December 24

Big Sugar paying tribute to their long-time bassist GARRY LOWE with a benefit concert on December 28 at Danforth Music Hall featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, Culture Shock, Danko Jones, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Human Rights, I Mother Earth, Isax Injah, Julian Taylor, Lazo, Leroy Sibbles, Mojah, Adrian Sheriff Miller, The New Deal, Tom Wilson, Wide Mouth Mason, Willi Williams, and many more.

I’m sure you’ve already heard, but Big Sugar are paying tribute to their long-time bassist GARRY LOWE with a benefit concert on December 28 at Danforth Music Hall featuring Barenaked Ladies, Bedouin Soundclash, Broken Social Scene, Culture Shock, Danko Jones, Dream Warriors, Maestro Fresh Wes, Human Rights, I Mother Earth, Isax Injah, Julian Taylor, Lazo, […]

November 20

CAMH Engage Fundraiser Event – Friday, November 16, 2018 TORONTO@The Thompson Hotel

By Sally Warburton “Ignite the Conversation – Mental Health is health” The Breakthrough Challenge celebrationwas an exciting place on November 16 where the sold out CAMH Engage fundraiser was held. The CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Engage fundraiser is the culminating event of The Breakthrough Challenge. It’s the Award evening of the $10,000 […]

August 21

Virtual Reality for Seniors at Yee Hong@ Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care has launched a new Virtual Reality for Seniors (VRS) Program-Mon.,Aug.20th,2018

. Funded by the government of Ontario through the Seniors Community Grant Program, this virtual reality program is the first of its kind and aims to provide a platform where seniors can learn to use virtual reality technology and engage with others in their community. Unlike the therapeutic focus of other virtual reality initiatives in […]

June 22

Sinai Soiree@The Globe And Mail Centre-Thurs.,June 21st,2018

By Nicholas Chan & BK on the SCENE It was a night where young professionals and  young philanthropists gathered at The Globe and Mail Centre in the heart of downtown Toronto for a Summer Solstice themed fundraiser, and Future Sinai welcomed all the guests with open arms. It  really was a night of hot beats, gourmet eats, […]

June 18

The ALL-STAR GALA IN SUPPORT OF SICK KIDS @TORONTO ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE – Fri., June 15th, 2018

This year the Gala took place at the CNE Toronto Events Centre on Friday, June 15th, once again bringing together an assortment of professional athletes and personalities from hockey and other sports, including emcee Jay Onrait from TSN. The highlight was Brett Connolly from the Washington Capitals as the Caps recently won the 2018 Stanley […]

June 10

The 2nd Annual O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo@The International Centre-Thurs.,June 7 – Sat.,June 9, 2018

It was the 2nd Annual conference and expo for O’Cannabis. O’Cannabiz explores the latest regulations, industry standards and best practices for medicinal and recreational marijuana. A ground-breaking event where patients, physicians, licensed producers (LPs), industry professionals and general public from across the world gathered to learn, network and advocate, while exploring the latest issues in […]

June 09

THE 17th ANNUAL SCRUBS IN THE CITY@EVERGREEN BRICKWORKS-Thurs.,June 7th,2018

Photography by A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE It was the 17th annual Scrubs In Then City and $820,000 was raised on Thursday night for the re-imagine the SickKids campus. The funds support the Re-imagine Our Campus of the SickKids VS Limits campaign, helping to build brand-new clinical facilities designed to accommodate cutting-edge best practices […]

April 20

The 5th Annual GLITTER NIGHT OF ICONS, in support of SickKids@The Carlu -Saturday, April 16, 2018

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE More than $375,000 was raised during the fifth annual Glitter event held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 to benefit The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). This event took place at The Carlu and offered casino games, food from Toronto’s top chefs and entertainment from SickKids patient ambassadors, Emily […]