This coming Sunday, the nation stands “Stronger Together / Tous Ensemble” as a unity of broadcasters and a galaxy of homegrown notables stands together apart for a charitable event designed to replenish food and supply chain services at Canada’s overtaxed foodbanks–and unify our nation in a time of crisis and distress.
Conceived and produced in a unique collaboration between Insight Productions, Bell Media Studios, and CBC/Radio-Canada, the commercial-free Sunday, April 26 broadcast unites two dozen streaming platforms and hundreds of local and national radio and TV brands for the one-hour, 7:30 pm NT presentation featuring 30-plus Canadian notables that includes Margaret Atwood, Celine Dion, Michael Bublé, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Jason Priestley.
Others confirmed (so far) for the We Stand Together extravaganza are Alessia Cara, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies, Bianca Andreescu, Bryan Adams, Chris Hadfield, Connor McDavid, David Suzuki, Eric McCormack, Hayley Wickenheiser, Howie Mandel, Jann Arden, Marie-Mai, Penny Oleksiak, Rick Hansen, Rick Mercer, Russell Peters, Sarah McLachlan, Shania Twain, Sofia Reyes, Tessa Virtue, Will Arnett, and William Prince.
The pan-Canadian broadcast is to be carried across multiple platforms including radio and TV operated by Bell Media, CBC/Radio Canada, Corus Entertainment, Rogers Sports & Media, and Quebec’s V Network.
The goal of this pandemic spectacle is to generate $150M to replenish the depleted resources that Food Banks Canada’s network is coping with as a result of the covid crisis.
How to Donate:
SMS: Text COVID to 30333 to donate $5, $10, $20 or more. Online: FoodBanksCanada.ca/StrongerTogether
TV: CTV, CTV2, CTV Life Channel, TSN, CP24, MUCH, MTV, VRAK
Streaming:CTV.ca and CTV app; iHeartRadio.ca and iHeartRadio Canada app
Radio: Virgin Radio
On-Demand: Crave; CTV.ca and CTV app; iHeartRadio.ca and iHeartRadio Canada app
TV: CBC TV, ICI ARTV
Streaming: CBC Gem, CBC.ca
Radio: CBC Radio One, CBC Music, CBC Listen app,
Sirius XM Channel 169
On-Demand: BC Gem, ICI TOU.TV
TV: Global, Slice, National Geographic, ABC Spark, and SériesPlus
Streaming: Global TV app, globaltv.com, globalnews.ca, and etcanada.com
On-Demand: Global TV app and globaltv.com
Rogers Sports & Media
TV: Citytv, FX, OMNI Television
Groupe V Média