North Toronto’s Dallas Green to headline fall festival
Plus Roots founders to be honoured
North Toronto’s Dallas Green, also known as City and Colour, has been announced as one of the main headliners for the Sept. 6 to 7 Riot Fest and Expo at Downsview Park. The singer-songwriter will be joining a long list of major acts as the diverse international music festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with more than 110 rock, punk, pop and indie bands. Started in Chicago by fans seeking low ticket prices and access to indie music, it hit Toronto for the first time in 2012 and is returning with a wide array of styles to suit most tastes.
Forest Hill resident Michael Budman, along with his Roots cofounder, Don Green, will be receiving the distinguished retail founders award for lifetime achievement at the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala on June 3 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The award will be presented by the Retail Council of Canada to recognize the contribution Roots has made to the retail industry in Canada.
Havergal graduate Eileen Jurczak teamed up with her employer, BMO Financial Group, and her alma maters Havergal College and the Rotman School of Management to design a program to teach Havergal students about career opportunities in finance.
In what seems to be a substantial fall from grace, former Rosedale “Glitter Girl” Nancy Tsai — previously known as Nancy Paul when she began the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation in 1986 — is facing fraud charges in Florida. It is alleged the 66-year-old, now a resident of Palm Beach, bilked a 92-year-old Alzheimer’s patient of trust account money in order to fund a lavish lifestyle.
North Toronto’s Dallas Green