CFL 100th Grey Cup

Congrats to the Toronto Argos on winning the 100th Grey Cup!

Canada’s Walk of Fame honoured Russ Jackson this year, who is widely considered the best quarterback ever to play in the CFL.

Click here: http://youtu.be/vQPUrg6Oxok and watch 2012 Inductee Russ Jackson’s Tribute and Acceptance Speech at the 2012 Canada’s Walk of Fame Awards Show.

Blue Rodeo - 25th Anniversary

Canada’s venerable roots-rock-country outfit Blue Rodeo marks 25 years in the business this year.

Check out this clip of ‘Rain Down on Me” by Blue Rodeo and Devin Cuddy. http://youtu.be/2E2leOMxObE

Today in Canadian History

Did you know The Great One scored his 500th goal against Vancouver on November 22, 1986 in his 575th NHL game!

Check out this clip from the game: http://youtu.be/SxMEBx31R_k

Lest We Forget, all the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country.

Lest We Forget, all the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country.

Canada’s Walk of Fame Award Show Highlight - Melanie Fiona

Check out this clip of 2012 Allan Slaight Awards recipient Melanie Fiona at the Canada’s Walk of Fame Awards Show. http://youtu.be/48WV6p_6u6k

Remembering John Candy

Remembering comedian/actor & 1998 Inductee John Candy, who was born Oct. 31, 1950. What is your favourite John Candy movie?

Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival 2012 Highlights

Check out more photos of the 2012 Canada’s Walk of Fame festival here: http://bit.ly/UVkgNW

An Intimate Evening In Concert With Sarah McLachlan - Dec. 1st, 2012

Canada’s Walk of Fame announces that tickets to Sarah McLachlan’s rescheduled Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival performance will be on sale Friday, October 19th at 10:00am. For the December 1st concert there will also be special guest performances by Jill Barber and Jill Hennessy. For tickets, click here.

McLachlan cancelled her original Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival performance on September 20 due to illness.

An Intimate Evening In Concert with Sarah McLachlan - December 1

Tickets to Sarah McLachlan’s rescheduled Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival performance will be on sale Friday, October 19 at 10:00am. Don’t miss this December 1 concert as there will also be special guest performances by Jill Barber and Jill Hennessy

McLachlan cancelled her original Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival performance on September 20 due to illness.

For tickets, visit canadaswalkoffame.com.

Announcing Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artist Mentorship Prize

Canada’s Walk of Fame and National Premier Partner RBC announce the launch of the inaugural Emerging Artist Mentorship Prize, as part of the Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artists Programs. Inspired by last year’s hugely successful A Song for Canada Competition, the new initiative aims to inspire and support the next generation of gifted Canadian superstars.

This year’s first annual Emerging Artist Mentorship Prize will focus on the world of music, calling on all aspiring and talented musical superstars to visit canadaswalkoffame.com for details on eligibility and submission requirements. To be eligible for this year’s Emerging Artist Mentorship Prize, an accredited school or institution must sponsor the candidate.

Chosen by a selection committee and announced in late spring 2013, the winner will receive:

  • A cash prize of $25,000
  • Performance opportunities offering the winner the chance to perform at major venues and open for established artists
  • Twenty (20) hours of private studio time at Metalworks Studio with an appointed producer, periodically mentored by Rik Emmett and Gil Moore from Triumph
  • Ten (10) hours of studio time in The Tragically Hip’s private studio, mentored by Gord Sinclair
  • Introductions to agents, managers, music executives as well as entertainment lawyers
  • Value of the prize approximately $100,000.00 CAD

For full information, visit canadaswalkoffame.com.