Gary Slaight

Gary Slaight

June 15, 2022
by Kerry Doole

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.

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

Gary Slaight
February 9, 2022
by Karen Bliss

The Slaight Family Foundation, one of Toronto’s most wide-reaching family foundations, has announced its latest charitable give of $15 million to 1

September 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

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.

Gary Slaight — photo credit: Evaan Kheraj.
March 9, 2021
by FYI Staff

MusiCounts has named Gary Slaight, president/CEO of the Slaight Family Foundation, as this year’s recipient of the MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award.

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June 11, 2020
by Bill King

"Derrick Ross is a music man to the core.  We've had a great run together building Slaight Music.

TIFF handout
July 31, 2019
by FYI Staff

Randy Lennox is making it happen in music these days!

Gary in the Slaight Music studio. Photo: Bill King
December 28, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

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!”

Jean-Marie and Lorraine Heimrath with Gary Slaight front-and-centre. Pic: Playback
November 27, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

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.

At the mixing board at Slaight Music.Photo - Bill King
April 19, 2018
by Karen Bliss

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.

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.