2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize Hosts, Rupi Kaur & Sarah Gadon.

Suzette Mayr Wins the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 27, 2022

Suzette Mayr wins the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, The Sleeping Car Porter at an invite only Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. Upon winning the award, a tearful Ms. Mayr said that she is now “Done with my imposter syndrome as a writer.” She gave thanks to the Jury and […]

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HHOF 2022 Inductees

Daniel Alfredsson & Roberto Luongo & Riikka Sallinen & Daniel Sedin & Henrik Sedin & Herb Carnegie were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame 2022

November 21, 2022

Daniel Alfredsson, Roberto Luongo, Riikka Sallinen, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin and Herb Carnegie were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame 2022. The HHOF held their Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend from November 11 to 14, 2022.  It consisted of the Hockey Hall of Fame game between Pittsburgh  and Toronto  on November 11, the […]

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Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist – Press Release

October 30, 2022

Today, the Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist was announced, celebrating five Canadian fiction writers and the 29th edition of the Prize. The announcement was made at the Jack Rabinovitch Reading Room at The Toronto Reference Library in Toronto. The authors named to the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist are: Kim Fu for her short story collection, […]

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2022 Polaris Music Prize Winner:  Kwenders – José Louis & Paradox Of Love!

September 25, 2022

2022 Polaris Music Prize winner awarded at a Gala is Pierre Kwenders for his album: José Louis & the Paradox Of Love! This Prize is presented to the best Canadian Music album of the year based on artistic merit without regard to label affiliation, sales history or to genre.  It is determine by a grand […]

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Norman Jewison, CFC Founder


September 18, 2022

CFC HOMECOMING, a new re-imagined annual fundraiser (formerly called the CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser) was held on the beautiful grounds of the CFC on September 11, 2022 to celebrate and support the Canadian Film Centre’s residents, alumni and the screen industry. Guests enjoyed live performances, NFT art, artistic encounters, immersive experiences and onsite fundraising opportunities.  […]

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C.N.E. Ride

The C.N.E. Partied Like a Rock Star

September 18, 2022

The C.N.E. Partied Like a Rock Star on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds in Toronto from August 19 to September 5, 2022.  There was much to excite the visitors (families, couples and singles) at the EX from kids’ world, attractions, performances, competitions, food, rides, games, shopping, gaming garage and the walk & talks.  Attractions included […]

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Grand Parade

Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2022 Shines!

August 7, 2022

Martin Luther King had a dream!  In 1967, so did the creators of Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2022 – to showcase Caribbean Canadian culture in Canada! The result was called Caribana which they based on the huge and exciting Trinidad & Tobago Carnival.  The founders of Caribana envisioned it as a gift of culture to Canada.  […]

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Honda Indy 2022 winners

Honda Indy Toronto 2022

July 31, 2022

The Honda Indy Toronto 2022, an annual IndyCar Series race, hit Toronto on the grounds of the C.N.E. from July 15 to 17, 2022.    Indy Toronto includes the free by donation family Friday, three days of racing, the Honda World, Thunder Ally, Beer Gardens, qualifying races, the NASCAR Series Grand Prix of Toronto Race and […]

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Red Carpet Cover

Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy – Review

July 24, 2022

Author:  Erich Schwartzel / Penguin Press Reviewed by Torontoartsandevents: Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy shows the power that the communism government of China has over the world’s entertainment industries that wish to enter the vast China market.  Movies such as “Top Gun” that have a sizeable budget that require […]

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Pride Month Toronto - Parade

Pride Month Toronto 2022

July 16, 2022

Pride Month Toronto 2022 was held from June 1 to 30, 2022 and the annual Festival Weekend was held on June 24 to 26, 2022. The Festival Weekend Major Events included the Dyke March on June 24, 2022 and the Pride Parade  on June 26, 2022. The Pride Parade: The jewel of Pride is the […]

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