Monthly Archives: November 2023

The 2023 Mirror Ball

The 2023 Mirror Ball -Look Good Feel Better was held at the Westin Harbour Castle recently. Sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart and other cosmetic companies, the mission is helping those facing cancer feel like themselves again through programs and support by LGFB Canada. Television personality Cynthia Mulligan shared her personal story as returning emcee for […]

Homes for Dinner: Redesigned

Homes First serves the hardest to house. These are people living with complex needs like mental health and substance issues. Others suffer from health needs or are now in an aging population that do not have long-term housing often living in parks, revines or on the streets. Most rely on warming shelters when available. This […]

Community Living Toronto

Community Living Toronto smartly selected a summer beach theme for their signature fundraising event called COMMUNITY ROCKS – Party with a Purpose. All proceeds from this night at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre will go towards supporting their members dealing with intellectual disability. Many were given front row seats to enjoy the Dwayne Gretzky Band in […]

11th annual 2023 ICCO Unico Primo Pentola d’Oro Awards

It was on November 17th that the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario Canada (ICCO Canada) returned to the Liberty Grand to present the 11th annual 2023 ICCO Unico Primo Pentola d’Oro Awards and gala dinner. The evening began with a grand reception featuring a wide array of Italian appetizers and wines. Throughout the dinner […]

The 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize

The 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize celebrating 30 years was awarded to Sarah Bernstein for her novel Study for Obedience. Her acceptance of the $100,000 – the largest prize for literature in Canada had to be done by a Zoom call because she is presently in Scotland with her newborn baby. Imagine all this at once. […]

True Patriot Love Foundation

True Patriot Love Foundation held their Annual Tribute Dinner November 6th in Ottawa, then November 10th here in Toronto and Vancouver. This is Canada’s largest celebration of military members, Veterans and their families. With everything going in in the world, we can never take our peace for granted.