Allan Slaight

Allan Slaight

Emmanuelle Gattuso, Gary Slaight 2022. Photo courtesy of PMCF.
April 7, 2022
by Karen Bliss

The family of the late broadcast entrepreneur and philanthropist Allan Slaight has donated $50 million to Toronto’s

Serena Ryder, Instagram.
September 30, 2021
by External Source

The Honour recognizes a Canadian artist who has had a significant musical influence within Canada, and whose career in the music industry has been further recognized around the world. Ryder is to be presented the honour at a gala on Dec. 4 and televised at a later date on CTV.

Bill King with Emmanuelle Gattuso and Allan Slaight.
September 21, 2021
by Bill King

I have this thing about reading people’s body language, the way we interact. Each of us is a collector and a warehouse of history.

Photo credit: Christina Gapic.
September 21, 2021
by Nick Krewen

(John) Allan Slaight, media mogul, billionaire philanthropist, and founder of Standard Broadcasting Corporation Limited, once Canada’s largest priv

Allan Slaight photo by Christina Gapic
October 2, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Founded in 2008 by broadcaster John Allan Slaight, the Foundation has donated an additional $80 million in the past six years to a variety of initiatives outlined here.

The Toronto Raptors debut logo circa 1993.
June 17, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Recalling the formative years of 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors, when they were brought from dream to fruition by two men: entrepreneur John Bitove Jr. and broadcasting magnate Allan Slaight.

JAZZ.FM Chair David McGown. Photo: Rick Madonik, The Toronto Star
August 24, 2018
by External Source

In a letter to the board of directors, Marie Slaight says changes are needed to address the “corruption of the board itself” and the “toxic situation” the board has created at JAZZ.FM.

Allan Slaight, the man behind the Juno Master Class name
June 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

The artist development program provides three emerging Canadian artists with a suite of tools necessary to enhance their careers.

Gary Slaight accepting his Humanitarian Award Saturday night in Vancouver.
April 2, 2018
by External Source

Saturday, March 23rd, Gary was honoured with the Juno Humanitarian Award at Rogers Convention Centre in Vancouver. Included below is a revealing interview he did with CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos about his drive to better this world.

Slaight Communications' CEO Gary Slaight
January 9, 2018
by External Source

A trailblazer in the music and broadcast industries, Slaight's name has now become synonymous as an agent of change through multi-million dollar donations benefitting distressed communities at home and abroad, as well as creating opportunities for Canada's musicians.


Media Beat
August 14, 2017
by David Farrell

News about broadcasting and the regulatory system inside and beyond Canada's borders.

Gary Slaight with Alex and Geddy from Rush holding their Allan Slaight Humanitarian Award. Also pictured here are Polaris Music Prize founder Steve Jordan; and Toronto Mayor John Tory.
April 24, 2017
by David Farrell

“Seldom in our times have we felt a greater need for the humanitarian spirit than now, with the rising voices of fear and distrust becoming more commonplace, anger and hatred competing with love and compassion. It is more crucial than ever to champion the basic principles of human welfare...