Canada's Walk of Fame

Canada's Walk of Fame

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.

Image courtesy of Canada's Walk of Fame
July 11, 2021
by FYI Staff

 The program provides new music talent with a parcel of career opportunities including recording time, artist development and funding, and national showcase opportunities. Song submissions are accepted today through to Sunday, August 22.

Twin sister act Allydice members Kayle and Kayla. Image via Facebook.
November 23, 2020
by External Source

Canadian-Jamaican dancehall sibling sister act Allydice is the grand prize winner of this year’s Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musicians Progr

 Rosie & Mike Levine, Jeannette & Rik Emmett, and Sunny with Gil Moore. Pic: George Pimentel
November 25, 2019
by David Farrell

Alessia Cara, Bayla and Triumph were the three musical acts to receive notable distinctions at Canada’s Walk of Fame 21st annual gala st

Bayla's Facebook image
October 11, 2019
by David Farrell

Montreal indie artist Bayla, born Brittany Kwasnik, is the Grand Prize winner in Canada’s Wal

October 19, 2018
by FYI Staff

The fast-rising young Toronto star is now in illustrious company, for earlier winners of this prestigious award include Drake, Brett Kissel, Carly Rae Jepsen, Shawn Mendes, and The Weeknd.

Inductee Andy Kim
July 23, 2018
by External Source

The 20th-anniversary edition of Canada's Walk of Fame includes a telecast that will explore the backgrounds to this year's slate of inductees that include a posthumous honour for Leonard Cohen, and recognition of the achievements of seven others including Andy Kim, Andrea Martin, Jimmy Pattison, and astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield.

Stompin' Tom
June 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Canada's Walk of Fame is giving Stompin’ Tom Connors a permanent star in PEI, the Indigenous Arts Festival comes to Toronto, and a big cheque goes to the family of Dolores O’Riordan. Also in the news are the Canadian Music Cafe, SXSW, ole, Phil Barton, Glass Tiger, Paul McCartney, Double Double Land, Toronto Jazz Festival, Andy Shauf, and Wood & Water. Videos added for your enjoyment.

June 4, 2018
by FYI Staff

One grand winner and four runners-up have an opportunity to win cash and showcase at one of the annual's gala events--so prep your application and be ready to throw your hat in the ring before end-of-day July 15.

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney with his son Ben. Photo: George Pimentel
November 16, 2017
by FYI Staff

Former PM Brian Mulroney paid tribute to the late Ted Rogers, one of three posthumously inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame at a gala in Toronto earlier this week. With him were son Ben, and wife Mila who somehow missed having her pic snapped by our roving eye, George Pimentel.

Broadcasting pioneer Ted Rogers is one of six great Canadians to be inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame this year.
October 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

The impressive list will be heavily promoted with a series of Canada's Walk of Fame events and programs that includes Shawn Hook receiving the 2017 Allan Slaight Honour.