Juno Awards

MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS, the organization behind the Juno Awards), has announced it will be...
To casual observers, the Juno Awards are star-studded, televised hoopla lionizing Canadian music and the business that supports it. But a closer examination of the Junos — and its attendant...
Musician and career-long Indigenous rights activist Buffy Sainte-Marie was given the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Juno Gala Dinner & Awards, April 1 in Ottawa, by fellow musician...
Nothing gets the word out as far and wide as social media. Attach a celebrity to your message —making their diverse followers a de facto workforce via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter shares...
Canada's music education charity MusiCounts has been around for 19 years pairing up with the nation's music industry to provide young people across the country with musical instruments and...
Why are some students switching schools or, in some cases, making a daily two-hour round trip to attend Terry Fox Secondary School in Port Coquitlam, B.C.? Two words: Steve Sainas. As the music...
The members of legendary Canadian rock trio Rush have been raising funds or awareness for various causes since their very first shows at Toronto’s Maple Leaf Gardens more than 40 years ago, and...
For a long time, the Canadian music industry’s charity of choice, MusiCounts, operated by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) which puts on the annual Juno Awards, has...
Tom Cochrane’s Juno Award honouring his humanitarianism was given out last month during a private, industry-only gala dinner which was not webcast or shown on television. Footage of his...
Folks can quibble until they’re blue over who wins what at the 42nd annual Juno Awards this weekend in Regina. But one area virtually impervious to criticism — yet largely invisible to...

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