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CANADIANA ISSUE

In support of the Herbie Fund COVER PHOTO BABAR KHAN


EVERYONE KNOWS RICK MERCER AS THE GUY ON TELEVISION POKING FUN AT CELEBRITIES AND POLITICIANS. BEHIND THE SCENES THOUGH, IS AN INDIVIDUAL QUIETLY MAKING A MARK THROUGH SEVERAL PHILANTHROPIC ENDEAVOURS R IC K M E R C E R D O E S N ’ T T H I N K

his folks would approve of spotlighting his charitable efforts: “I was raised to get on with good works quietly. Millions of Canadians give of their time and wallets every day.” This can be easier said than done when you have cameras pointed at you for a living. The boy from St. John’s showed his extraordinary philanthropic range this past July when, in the span of some 48 hours, he jumped from a Canada Day performance for our troops in Afghanistan to a front-and-centre float in Toronto’s Pride Day parade. PHOTOGR APHY R AINA + WILSON WORDS LEANNE DELAP C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R J A C K I E G I D E O N


FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE BAND THREE DAYS GRACE, IT’S ABOUT SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST PLAYING MUSIC T H E C O NC E P T O F R A I S I NG MO N E Y

for a cause was introduced early to many of us in Canada. The UNICEF boxes we carried around our costumed necks on Halloween, read-a-thons to raise money for a new school playground, and Terry Fox’s remarkable cross-country journey all come to mind. I can still remember as a kid in grade school walking through small-town Ontario with my best friend, Brad Walst, seeking pledges for Terry’s legacy. Brad’s earliest memories of fundraising are much the same. As a Lion’s Club member, his father was always helping out, but it took many years before we realized that his father’s volunteering went far beyond dressing up for Norwood’s Thanksgiving parade floats. There were people in need in our community and Brad’s father knew it. As children, we were oblivious.


P H O T O G R A P H Y B A B A R K H A N W O R D S K R I S T I A N PA R T I N G T O N C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R J A C K I E G I D E O N


P H O T O G R A P H Y D AV I D H O U W O R D S M A R I A S H A N A H A N C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R J A C K I E G I D E O N

FOCUSING ON CHILDREN IN NEED, HELPING BRING A VOICE TO THEIR CAUSE, GETS TO THE FOUNDATION OF WHO CANADIAN FILMMAKER ATOM EGOYAN REALLY IS


GLEN BAXTER, ONE OF CANADA’S MOST RECOGNIZABLE TELEVISION FASHION JOURNALISTS, IS STARTING TO MAKE AS BIG A NAME FOR HIMSELF BEHIND THE CAMERA PHOTOGR APHY CHRIS NICHOLLS WORDS CAROLINE VELDHUIS C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R J A C K I E G I D E O N


ARLENE DICKINSON AND ROBERT HERJAVEC, TWO JUDGES FROM THE HIT CBC SHOW DRAGON’S DEN, ARE AT THE FOREFRONT WHEN IT COMES TO PHILANTHROPIC WORK PHOTOGR APHY JOSH CORNELL


PHOTOGR APHY JOSH CORNELL WORDS SUSAN HART C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R J A C K I E G I D E O N


P H O T O G R A P H Y M I G U E L J A C O B C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R J A C K I E G I D E O N S H O T E X C L U S I V E LY AT T H E R I T Z- C A R LT O N H O T E L T O R O N T O


S I L K B E A D E N C R U S T E D B L O U S E : M A L E N E B I R G E R , T U X E D O T R O U S E R S : A R T H U R M E N D O N C A , 8 0 ’ S WA I S T B E LT: AVA I L A B L E AT M I S S Y O U T O R O N T O , E A R R I N G S : C H A N E L , B A N G L E : PAT F I E L D S , AVA I L A B L E AT R E M I X


S U I T: D I E S E L , A L L J E W E L L E R Y: C A R O L E TA N E N B A U M V I N TA G E COLLEC TION, SHOES: ENZO ANGIOLIN I C O N T R I B U T O R S P H O T O G R A P H E R : B A B A R K H A N , C R E AT I V E P R O D U C E R : J A C K I E G I D E O N , S T Y L I S T: C H R I S T I N E B R A N T, J U D Y I N C . , M O D E L : V I C T O R I A D E N O F R I O S P O T 6 M A N A G E M E N T, M A K E U P A N D H A I R : J A C K I E G I D E O N , T H E J A C K I E G I D E O N B E A U T Y B A R , T H E R I T Z- C A R LT O N S PA , T O R O N T O , P R O D U C T I O N A S S I S TA N T: A N N I E A L D W O R T H , H A I R A S S I S TA N T: L A D Y LY N G O O L , J A C K I E G I D E O N . C O M , M A N I C U R E : T O R I H A R I N E N , T H E R I T Z- C A R LT O N S PA , T O R O N T O , P H O T O G R A P H Y A S S I S TA N T: J A K U B M U L I K A L L M A K E U P B Y C A R G O C O S M E T I C S , T H E R I T Z- C A R LT O N S PA , T O R O N T O , A L L H A I R P R O D U C T S B Y S A I J O J O , T H E R I T Z- C A R LT O N S PA , T O R O N T O N A I L P R O D U C T S ( T O O H O T T O H A N D L E , T R U E B O N D T O P C O AT A N D W E L L C O N N E C T E D M A S S A G E C R E A M ) B Y S PA R I T U A L , T H E R I T Z- C A R LT O N S PA , T O R O N T O


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