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► 2015 Programme and Itinerary | BCA 

+ Programme and Itinerary


Event Time Schedule

Role Model Arrivals - 4pm

"Wall of Role Models" Induction / Presentations at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Limo Cruise from 4pm - 6:30pm
Red Carpet from 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Awards Show Starts at 7pm
After-Party starts at 11pm
 

Programme from 7pm

Congratulatory Message from Prime Minister, Stephen Harper

Congratulatory Message from Premere Kathleen Wynne

Congratulatory Message from Mayor John Tory

Welcome and Introduction of Host - Mary Galvan (CEO, Durham Caribbean Festival) 

Canadian Anthem - Lorraine Scott (2x time Juno Nominee) 

Performance by Mel C
Performance by PowerHouse Fellowship Soul Choir

Honorees Awards Presentations to Councillor Frantz Benjamin, Bishop McEwan Sr., Elcho Stewart, Cpl Nathan Cirillo.
Honorees Awards Presentations to Ricardo McRae, Kathy Grant, Ammar Kamara, Orlando Bowen.
Honorees Awards Presentations to Mary Galvan, Mohamed Salih, Emily Mills, Dr. Alvin Curlin.

Performance by Lisa Banton, Xolisa, The Psalmist.

Nominees Awards Presentations for Best Jazz, Pop, RnB, Hip Hop
Nominees Awards Presentations for DJ, Gospel, Choir, Media Personality,

Dance Performance by Doahl Academy

Performances by Leila Dey, Skibu, Sunset Service Choir,

Nominees Awards Presentations for Best Caribbean Style, African Style, Dancer, Actor, Actress.
Nominees Awards Presentations for Best Spoken word, Blogger, Entertainer,

Fashion, Athlete, Video / Photographer, Promoter / Event Planner.

Dance Performance by ?


NOMINEES AND HONOREES PRESENTERS:

Michasha Armstrong & Councillor Karen Stintz

RCMP Officer Terry Russell & MP. Rathika Sitsabaiesan

MP Joe Comartin & Rosemary Sadlier

Arik Air VP. Robert Brunner & MP. Irene Mathyssen

Warren Salmon & Janet Bailey

Jerrold Johnson & Lady Judith Meikle

Lindsay Blackett & Angelica Lisk-Hann

Lion Circle President & Dorothy Alexandre

Lisa Berry, Senaya & Belinda Kamshuka

 

Role Model PRESENTERS 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Senator Eggleton      
John Tory     
Hon. Rathika Sitsabaiesan MP    
Rosemary Sadlier     
Hon. Judy Sgro, MP     
Honorable Jean Augustine     
Honorable Olivia Chow    
Irene Mathyssen, MP     
Councillor Karen Stintz     
Joe Comartin, MP  
Warren Salmon    
Prophet Kofi Danso
 

► VOTING TIMELINE

+ Voting Resumes on May 28th, 2015

Voting begins on May 28th - June 4th, 2015. Nominees list was launched on February 12th, 2015. Voting scores and ballot will be supervised by our nomination executive committee (an authorized independent body).

► Eleanor Collins | Honoree

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+ TV Personality

For the 1988 CBC Vancouver TV series THEN & NOW, Lynne McNamara talks with Vancouver's first lady of jazz, Eleanor Collins, about her life and career.

In 1954 she made her TV debut in CBC Vancouver's "Bamboula" and in 1955 she was the first black woman and jazz vocalist to host her own national CBC weekly show "Eleanor" with the Chris Gage Trio.

On July 1st 1975, she headlined the Dominion Day ceremonies in Ottawa.

► Watch the Interview

 
 

+ Awards Date

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Toronto
June 6th, 2015

+ Tickets from $30

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+ Vote May28     - June4

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+ Eleanor Collins 

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