The Polaris Music Prize (pictured) announces its Long List, Emily Steinwall wins the 2022 SOCAN Songwriting Prize, and Michael Bublé schedules an extensive Canadian tour. Also in the news are the BCCMA Awards, TBS Blues Summit, Gordon Lightfoot, George Fox, Randall Prescott, NXNE, Maple Blues Awards, Bandcamp, Anya Wilson, The Tragically Hip, NMC, Justin Bieber, Aaron Davis, Deadmau5, Avril Lavigne, Patrizia, and Basia Bulat.
The Slaight Family Foundation, one of Toronto’s most wide-reaching family foundations, has announced its latest charitable give of $15 million to 1
The innovative rolling food bank fundraiser started by Canadian Pacific 23 years ago will receive this prestigious honour during Country Music Week 2021 in London, ON, in November.
MusiCounts has named Gary Slaight, president/CEO of the Slaight Family Foundation, as this year’s recipient of the MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award.
"Derrick Ross is a music man to the core. We've had a great run together building Slaight Music.
Randy Lennox is making it happen in music these days!
Oh boy, where to get started on this unique character? He is a man who has done so much, and so much for so many. How about what 365’er Derrick Ross says when asked who he works for? “I work for Santa Claus!”
Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”. Today we are shining the light on Jean-Marie Heimrath.
The Slaight Family Foundation has provided more than $200-million in grants to humanitarian and cultural organizations in Canada and beyond. SamaritanMag's Karen Bliss sat with the Foundation's CEO for a frank discussion about the family's philanthropy and his own unbridled passion in supporting Canada's upcoming tier of musicians and songwriters.
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.