#SPOTTED: RJ MITTE IN TORONTO FOR THE MARCH OF DIMES
Although he was to make it into the City last week for his latest Film THE RECALL, Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte made it here at last for a different reason. The 24-year-old actor known best for his work on that AMC series as Walter White Jr., was like his character, diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. He has overcome the odds and he is here to speak about it at the 18th annual Ability and Beyond Dinner at the Royal York Hotel tonight for The March of Dimes Canada, hosted by Carolyn Mackenzie of ...
#SPOTTED: WILL ARNETT, JIM GAFFIGAN + KEVIN NEALON AT “LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE III” GALA
The third Laughter is the Best Medicine Gala, presented by BMO, was held last night at the Canadian National Exhibition's Automotive Building, the previous bash held September 2014. Sure to be a star-studded affair with blockbuster names like Jerry Seinfeld (2012) and Chris Rock (2014) having graced the stage in previous years, comedic icons Jim Gaffigan and Kevin Nealon (Saturday Night Live) headlined this edition of the black-tie affair.
Over 1,200 guests, who dined on culinary delights ...
#EVENTS: FÊTE CHINOISE 2016 AT SHANGRI-LA TORONTO
It was an evening of pure sartorial elegance at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto as Fête Chinoise 2016 occupied the luxurious five-diamond property in Financial District.
Spread over nine spaces each with unique concepts, artists were given no boundaries in re-inventing the real estate, taking inspiration from the historic depths of Chinese culture.
The celebration of beauty brought out a who's-who in the Chinese-Canadian community, with a fashionable crowd dressed to the nines and Veuve Cliquot ...
#FUNDRAISING: CANADIAN NOTABLES STEP-OUT AT #BACKFORTMAC CONCERT
Home is where the heart is for Torontonians who came out to support those affected by the fire crisis in Fort McMurray.
The #BACKFORTMAC Charity Concert was held at Roy Thomson Hall on Monday, June 27, 2016. 90% of funds from the one night only show went towards reconstruction through the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fire Appeal.
Gracing the stage were the likes of: Arlene Dickinson, Steve Anthony, Colin Mochrie, Darryl Sittler, Ronnie Hawkins, Jim Cuddy, Measha Brueggergosman, Alan Frew, ...
It's certainly that time of year for giving and a P.K. Subban will be bringing cheer to kids who'll be spending the holidays in a hospital bed instead of home.
See his Video:
I'm bringing cheer with @AirCanada to sick kids for the holidays! Submit your version of Jingle Bells #CanadaCarols pic.twitter.com/Hc4McVdRRg
— P.K. Subban (@PKSubban1) December 15, 2015
In advance of this, we are asking that on Tuesday, December 15, 2016 you record a Selfie-style video of you singing Jingle ...
#SPOTTED: DIGNITAS INTERNATIONAL TORONTO CHARITY SCREENING OF “SPECTRE”
Dignitas International is a medical and research organization which aims to transform patient health and health care systems for those most vulnerable. Their amazing contributions include the Tisungane HIV/AIDS Clinic located at Zomba Central Hospital, where more than 20k patients - adult and children alike - have been placed on life-saving antiretroviral therapy. In Malawi, where 60-70% of Tuberculosis cases are from those already infected with HIV. Their Teen Club aims at ...
#SPOTTED: STEVIE WONDER, KIESZA, PETER CETERA, MICHAEL BOLTON AND MORE AT THE 2015 DAVID FOSTER FOUNDATION MIRACLE GALA + CONCERT
Often when we think of fundraisers, we think of generating money towards research and cost of medical procedures. Sometimes however, we forget the peripheral costs involved for families and in the instance of children awaiting vital organ transplants, it is important to note the financial, in addition to emotional impacts involved. The loss of salary for some parents taking time away from work to care for their child, plus the stresses of making mortgage payments, travel expenses, car ...
#INTERVIEW: FRANCESCO YATES
One of 2016's biggest emerging stars hails right here from Toronto. Francesco Yates already has infiltrated our airwaves with a soulful, ambient sound mature beyond his youth. Chances are you're already a fan and don't even realize it. Writing since the age of 11 when he first learned to play instruments, and signed at age 16 by Atlantic Records (Warner Music), Yates has released two singles, Call and Better to be Loved. Each has gained popularity successively and with his debut album in ...
#FUNDRAISING: DIGNITAS INTERNATIONAL CHARITY SCREENING OF “THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING”
Known for their work transforming patient health and health care systems for those most vulnerable, DIGNITAS INTERNATIONAL since 2004. Their work in Malawi worked to develop solutions not only replicable, but also transferable to other parts of the World.
Sponsored by CIBC, RBC, BMO and Milestone Apartments, a charity screening of TIFF '14 Selection and major Awards Season Contender THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING was held last night at Cineplex Yonge & Dundas. The Screening which saw an Audience ...
#SPOTTED: WILL ARNETT, CHRIS ROCK + MORE AT “LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE II” GALA
Celebrating the completion of an ambitious $60 million capital campaign towards the $360 million redevelopment of Toronto East General Hospital, the Laughter is the Best Medicine II Gala took place this evening at Allstream Centre. With soon-to-be-completed Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre being a primary point of focus, Stars came out to show their support for the fantastic Cause. Spotted were the likes of Comedian Gerry Dee and the Toronto Maple Leafs' Jonas Siegel, Joffrey ...