Category Archives: Induction

December 05

Canada’s Walk Of Fame @The Sony Centre (Sat. Dec. 1st ,2018)

Photography By A.J.Lam Videography by Ben Gibson Interviews by Jesse Read Saturday, December 1 was a star studded night to remember at the Sony Centre, where nine iconic Canadians were inducted into the Walk of Fame for excellence in their respective fields. Olympic medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, actor/director Seth Rogen , musician Andy […]

September 12

THE 6th ANNUAL BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@RICARDA’S-Mon.,Sept.10th,2018

This was The 6th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV. The 2018 honourees were: director Nettie Wild (Koneline: Our Land Beautiful), actresses Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves) and Pascale Bussières (When Night is Falling), screenwriter Susan […]

September 10

HOUSE OF AURORA’ TAKES OVER HISTORIC BANK TO HOST PREMIERE EVENTS FOR THE 2018 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-Fri.,Sept.7th-9th,2018

Photography by A.J. Lam and BK. Canadian company Aurora Cannabis hosted a private 3 day & night red carpet premiere events in a historic former bank located at 320 Bay Street over the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening weekend. ‘House of Aurora’, was the destination to go and it hosted 3 exclusive premiere parties, […]

May 15

Purina Animal Hall of Fame – 2018 Inductees@TIFF Lightbox-Mon.,May 14th.2018

The Purina Animal Hall of Fame is the longest running Canadian pet recognition program of its kind. To date, 179 remarkable animals with outstanding lifesaving acts of animal courage and heroism have been inducted. This year, Purina was pleased to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Animal Hall of Fame by inducting four new heroic […]

February 07

Bart Starr Award at the 31st Annual NFL-Sanctioned Super Bowl Breakfast Saturday, February 3, 2018 | Minneapolis Hilton

By Kimberly Samnang Baltimore Ravens tight end, Benjamin Watson was chosen by his National Football League (NFL) peers to receive one of the sport’s most prestigious honors, The Athletes in Action Bart Starr Award, given annually to a player who exemplifies character and leadership on and off the field.     The Bart Starr Award […]

January 28

The Power Plant’s Winter 2018 Exhibition Opening@The Power Plant-Fri.,Jan.26th,2018

By A.J.Lam It was the “Winter 2018 Opening Party,” to kick off the new year and celebrate the launch of The Power Plant’s Winter 2018 Exhibition Season! Opening party contemporary art enthusiasts experienced the opening of the new provocative exhibitions “The Field of Emotions” by Kader Attia and “The Song of the Germans” by Emeka Ogboh, […]

December 03

Pittsburgh Penguins Donate 2017 Stanley Cup Ring@Hockey Hall Of Fame-Wed.,Nov.29th,2017

By Kim Samnang and BK on the SCENE A 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup ring – donated by the Penguins organization for the second consecutive year – was added to a special Stanley Cup Championship display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. Hockey Hall of Fame Vice President and Curator, Phil Pritchard and defending Stanley […]

November 21

The Giller Prize@Ritz Carleton-Mon.,Nov.20th,2017

By Kimberly Samnang & Photography By A.J.Lam Michael Redhill has been named the winner of the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s preeminent annual award for his brilliant literary thriller fiction novel Bellevue Square, published by Doubleday Canada. The announcement was made at a black-tie dinner and award ceremony hosted by Mary Walsh and attended by […]

November 15

Hockey Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees@The Hockey Hall Of Fame-Nov.10th-13th,2017

By Nicholas Chan Lanny McDonald, Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame and John Davidson, Chairman of the Selection Committee, announced that seven individuals had been elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Honoured Membership, five in the Player Category and two in the Builder Category.   The vote took place at the annual meeting of […]

November 05

Taste Canada’s Awards@The Ritz-Carleton-Mon.,Oct.30th,2017

By BK on the SCENE The 20th annual Taste Canada Awards were held at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, an event combining cookbook authors and food bloggers to honour culinary writers and publishers from across our country. A total of 147 books and blogs in both English and French were entered in the yearly event.   Noah […]

October 25

Heritage Toronto Awards 2017@The Carlu-Mon.,Oct.23rd,2017

The winners of the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards were announced last night during a ceremony hosted by award-winning journalist Christopher Hume. More than 500 guests from Toronto’s city-building community attended this flagship networking event at The Carlu. In its 43rd year, the Heritage Toronto Awards recognize extraordinary contributions to the conservation and celebration of Toronto’s […]

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 […]

March 11

The Hockey Hall of Fame March Break NHL Centennial Exhibit & Unveiling Of Permanent Sculpture Of Gordie Howe@Hockey Hall Of Fame-Fri.,March 10th,2017

The Hockey Hall of Fame started the March Break with the opening of the NHL Centennial exhibit along with a special unveiling of a permanent sculpture of Mr. Hockey-Gordie Howe. The Opening of The Hockey Hall of Fame’s time-limited NHL Centennial Exhibit, which pays homage to 100 years of NHL hockey and the unveiling of […]

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 16

Hockey Hall Of Fame 2016@Toronto(Fri.,Nov.11th-Mon., Nov. 14th,2016)

The class of 2016 was Rogie Vachon, Pat Quinn (represented by his daughter Karri Quinn), Sergei Makarov and Eric Lindros — received their rings in advance of the Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration on Monday and later participated in a ceremonial puck drop at Air Canada Centre as part of the Hockey Hall of […]