Canada for Haiti

helpOn Friday night at 7pm, CBC, CTV and Global Television will air "Canada for Haiti", a fundraiser to support earthquake relief for Haiti. The one-hour, commercial-free event will also be streamed online at the networks' websites and broadcast on CBC Radio Two.

Joining hosts Cheryl Hickey, Ben Mulroney and George Stroumboulopoulos are the following super duper Canadian peeps:

  • Celine Dion
  • James Cameron
  • Michael J. Fox
  • The Tragically Hip
  • Jason Reitman
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • William Shatner
  • Rachelle Lefevre
  • Joshua Jackson
  • Eugene Levy
  • Norman Jewison
  • Tom Jackson
  • Will Arnett
  • Brent Butt
  • Hugh Dillon
  • Mike Holmes
  • Rick Mercer
  • Alex Trebek
  • Sandra Oh
  • Pamela Anderson
  • Justin Bieber
  • Nelly Furtado
  • Sarah McLachlan
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Simple Plan
  • David Foster
  • Chantal Kreviazuk
  • Raine Maida
  • Measha Brueggergosman
  • K'naan
  • Craig Kielburger
  • Wayne Gretzky
  • Steve Nash
  • Stephen Harper
  • Michaelle Jean

Donations collected during the broadcast will go to a number of non-profit organizations including the Canadian Red Cross Society, Care Canada, Free the Children, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam Quebec, Plan Canada, Save the Children Canada, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada.

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Freddie P.

I thought you'd put Harper last...

January 21, 2010 @ 5:30 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

I'd still take Harper over Ben Mulroney.

January 21, 2010 @ 5:32 PM


How come you're not on this list Mike?

January 21, 2010 @ 7:16 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

Because Ben Mulroney is.

January 21, 2010 @ 7:31 PM


What have u guys got against Ben Mulroney? He seems ok.

January 21, 2010 @ 9:17 PM


Hi Mike,

Thanks for promoting tonight's benefit concert and in particular for mentioning Save the Children and our Haiti relief efforts.

Save the Children Canada
EVERY ONE Campaign

January 22, 2010 @ 10:37 AM


E1 Music will be donating their YouTube royalty share to Red Cross for Andy Kim's Love Is video tribute As the writer/singer of "Sugar, Sugar," "Baby, I Love You" and "How'd We Ever Get This Way". In 2009, Kim's music has again come into the public eye, as his single "Rock Me Gently" was sped up slightly and used by Jeep for their Jeep Liberty commercial ("Pouring In").
In 2010, Kim will release Happen Again, his first album in over 20 years, with the first single, Happen Again going to radio in January through E1 Music.

January 22, 2010 @ 2:06 PM

jason |

Only Mike would put Celine Dion first.

January 23, 2010 @ 8:20 AM

jason |

...and not even mention Metric.

January 23, 2010 @ 8:21 AM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

Jason, I just got the press release. Every name in that release made my entry - and to save time I kept their order.

There was no Metric in their PR.

January 23, 2010 @ 9:32 AM

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