On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-date U.S. tour that has him bicycling alone from city to city — covering some 5,500 kilometres and donating 100 percent of the proceeds to Mental Health America.
Academy CEO Neil Portnow set off a firestorm with recent comments about women in the industry (or lack thereof) that are deemed out-of-touch. He's now recanted, as Karen Bliss explains.
Having succeeded in the music industry at HMV and BMG, the indefatigable team leader turned his attention to a cause that was close to his heart. Along the way, he helped raise a king's ransom.