Tag Archives: Scotiabank

November 25

Scotiabank 25th Anniversary Giller Prize@The Ritz-Carlton (Mon. Nov. 19, 2018)

Photography by A.J. Lam. Esi Edugyan, author of the novel Washington Black, has won this year’s $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, the 25th anniversary of Canada’s richest literary honour. Victoria-based author Esi Edugyan says her second time winning the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her latest novel Washington Black felt all the more meaningful amid a climate in […]

2015 Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade (Aug 1, 2015)

The annual parade is the largest international cultural festival of its kind in North America. They come to enjoy the sizzling music, colourful costumes, dancing in the streets, and performances that will lift their spirits. The city explodes with people from all over the world bringing in millions of dollars into our economy. There were sequins, […]

CARIBANA 2015: KING AND QUEEN COMPETITION & SHOW @ Lamport Stadium (July 30, 2015)

The Glitz, Glam and Gold — the making of the Caribbean Carnival’s King and Queen Competition… The Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival’s King and Queen competition, dubbed the Most Spectacular Show under the Stars in North America. The King and Queen show has traditionally kicked off the Toronto Caribbean Carnival weekend every year since the beginning. The […]

ANNUAL SCOTIABANK CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL GALA @ Liberty Grand – Exhibition Place (July 24, 2015)

By Bill Kwan The 2015 Annual Gala is one of the most important nights of the year for people who “have a love” for celebrating “in-style” for The Annual Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival. It is a night to wear your finest formal attire to come out and celebrate the rich history of the Caribbean culture in the city […]

Scotiabank Giller Prize, Nov 10, 2014 @The Ritz-Carlton

The 21st Scotiabank Giller Prize was held in the grand ballroom at the Ritz-Carlton and televised by CBC (click on the link to view the show) on November 10, 2014.  The Giller Prize, the richest literary award for fiction recognizes Canadian authors for the talents.  The prize $100,000 goes to the winner and $10,000 going to other […]


by AJ Lam The Teddy Bear Affair raises funds for the Children’s Aid Foundation, which since 1979, helps vulnerable kids across Canada overcome the obstacles in life that hold them back. “Through no fault of their own, thousands of Canadian children face lives of poverty, neglect and abuse – unpromising conditions for a healthy, productive adolescence […]