The Weeknd is the first musician to receive both the Allan Slaight Impact Award and the CWM Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award. The Slaight Family Foundation will make a donation of $50,000 towards a charity of Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye's choosing.
The Slaight Family Foundation's extraordinary charitable gift guarantees $10M to the Unison assistance program and a newly created legacy program that can offer financial and medical support to retired individuals in the music community deemed in need of help.
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.