Sloan’s Chris Murphy donning the fringe for Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” — photo credit: Sabrina Citta
February 15, 2023
by Karen Bliss

The night was emceed by Sloan’s Chris Murphy (pictured) and IME’s Christian Tanna and DJed by Bedouin Soundclash’s Eon Sinclair.

The Weeknd photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
December 14, 2022
by External Source

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.

Announcement photo with Gary, and to his right, Donna Slaight centred in this Bill King photograph.
September 29, 2022
by External Source

This initiative will enable theatres to take the artistic risk needed to bring back audiences and reignite creative processes, funding artists' fees, production development and marketing costs over the next two years. The multi-million dollar arts grant follows a gift of $10 million to the Unison music charity a week earlier.

Arkells. Photo supplied.
July 20, 2022
by External Source

Canada's Walk of Fame announced Wednesday, July 20, that eight-time Juno Award-winning rock group Arkells are the recipients of the 2022 Allan Slaight Music Impact Honour “in recognition of their positive impact on others and contributions to the community.”

March 31, 2022
by External Source

Artists and arts workers impacted by the pandemic have the Slaight Family Foundation to thank for a $1M donation made to the

February 27, 2022
by External Source

After annexing the Crimean peninsula and launching an ongoing eight-year war in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Russia launched an unprovoked full-scale i

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, Calgary — photo credit: Bittermann Photography.
February 15, 2022
by External Source

Museum and performance venue National Music Centre (NMC) in Calgary has teamed up with TD Bank to launch

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

January 26, 2022
by External Source

Since 2010, Bell has been working to help increase awareness about mental health and mental illness with the company’s Bell Let's Talk Day

A pre-pandemic concert shot. Photo credit: Karen Bliss
January 13, 2022
by Karen Bliss

With the live music industry still not up-and-running due to Covid-19 and its latest aggressive variant, demand for the financial and mental health

Adam "Bix" Berger before and afer diagnosis. Photo - Jack Sterling
December 14, 2021
by Karen Bliss

"I BEAT CANCER AND WROTE A SONG ABOUT IT!” begins a post by Adam “Bix” Berger, the co-founder of Toronto’s Royal Mountain Records, before posting a

Interior shot of Massey Hall. Pic by Bill King Photography.
December 13, 2021
by Bill King

The much-loved Canadian pop veteran recruited a stellar cast of talent for his annual Christmas fundraiser for CAMH at Massey Hall. One of many highlights of the night was Toronto Mayor John Tory’s presentation of the keys to the city to Kim.