Spirit of the West frontman John Mann on stage at the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver April 15 2016. Gerry Kahrmann / PNG
January 12, 2018
by External Source

A fundraising campaign for Spirit of the West singer John Mann is seeking an additional $5,000 to help pay for the musician’s medical and personal needs.

Slaight Communications' CEO Gary Slaight
January 9, 2018
by External Source

A trailblazer in the music and broadcast industries, Slaight's name has now become synonymous as an agent of change through multi-million dollar donations benefitting distressed communities at home and abroad, as well as creating opportunities for Canada's musicians.


December 18, 2017
by External Source

It's the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer; we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more. For a couple of hours out of the whole year, we are the people that we always hoped we would be...

December 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

The theme on Monday night is charity, and past years have raised over $200K for Unison Fund, but this evening of giving goes both ways with tens of thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs! Better still, guest DJ'ing at this must-attend shindig is BSS's Brendan Canning.

On behalf of the family foundation, Gary Slaight receiving his award from AFP Greater Toronto President Krishan Mehta. Photo: Joel Nadel, Event Imaging
November 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Slaight Family  Foundation has been honoured for its philanthropy, along with seven other individuals and organizations.

November 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Students at Queen Alexandra School in Toronto were thrilled with the gift, awed in having an opportunity to participate in a music workshop with the band and beaming with pleasure in having the "Invincible" quartet put on an intimate performance in the school gym.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

The music biz never comes up short when it comes to raising funds for charitable endeavours, and closest to the heart is the Unison Benevelolent Fund that provides support to its own in times of distress.

October 13, 2017
by External Source

The stars will be out in Vancouver for the David Foster Foundation 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala & Concert, as guests including Oprah Winfrey, Goldie Hawn and more gather at the Rogers Arena on Saturday, October 21st.

The Cardinals raised $37K as part of Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer. Named in memory of the late Pat Cardinal, the overall fund-raising event brought in $2.6M for cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
September 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

The music biz road hockey warriors were part of a world record-breaking fundraiser in Toronto on Saturday that amassed $2.6M for the fight against cancer.

Eleanor McCain at The Carlu Photo: Beverly Daniels
May 12, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The elegant soiree to celebrate the singer’s lavish Canadian songbook album also proved a very successful fundraiser for the music education charity.

The Cliks' Lucas Silveira joins Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace at The House of Strombo — photo credit: Vanessa Heins.
April 14, 2017
by External Source

The frontwoman of US punk rockers Against Me! is featured in conversation with one of her peers.