The preparatory work for of one of Lawren Harris’s most renowned canvases, Lake Superior, sold for nearly five times its auction value setting a new record for a pencil sketch by the Group of Seven artist, fetching $161,000 (significantly above its pre-estimate of $20,000 – $30,000; all prices include a 15 per cent buyer’s premium, the lowest in the industry).
On Giving Tuesday – November 28 – Canadians may want to consider giving youth the gift of adventure and self-confidence by donating to Scouts Canada’s No One Left Behind program. Giving Tuesday, which originated in the United States as a movement to give back to the community after Cyber Monday, has now expanded its good will across North America to encourage more people to give to others.
Multi-platinum, JUNO Award-winning recording artists The Tenors received an early holiday gift when they were invited to make their debut appearance on NBC’s “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” tree lighting special taking place in New York City on November 29 airing live at 8pm ET.
Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE), a program of Prince’s Charities Canada that helps those transitioning from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) become entrepreneurs, is proud to announce that it will be launching its “Buy Veteran” campaign on November 1, making it Canada’s first campaign to support veteran-owned businesses.
Canada’s Walk of Fame announces the 2017 Inductees who represent the organization’s five pillars of recognition: Sports and Athletics, Philanthropy and Humanities, Arts and Entertainment, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Science and Technology. The Inductees will be honoured at the Beyond Famous Gala on November 15 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.