Category Archives: Interviews

Great Valentine Gala 2017 with Vim Kochhar

The Great Valentine Gala has raised over $25 million for Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons since it's inception in 1985. It's revenues have helped support many organizations, programs, services, special events and homes for many physically challenged Canadians.

Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Toronto businessman, philanthropist and CFPDP founder The Honourable Vim Kochhar as well as Paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot who won nine Paralympic Games gold medals for Canada, primarily in the freestyle and butterfly strokes. @cffpdp @OTSNmedia

"HOAX" (Original Mix) by "Krayzius" is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence

Motionball Toronto Gala 2017 with Paul Etherington

We were on the scene at the 16th annual Motionball Toronto Gala in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. Held at Liberty Grand and hosted by KiSS 92.5’s Devo Brown, the #motionballgala welcomed 2400 guests to an incredible evening of philanthropy and fun. Some of the performances included Skratch Bastid, DJ DxB, Dr. Draw, DJ Dash, Hey DW! as well as worldwide debut of Karl Wolf's new single "Wherever You Go.” The organization aims to introduce the next generation of volunteers and donors to the Special Olympics movement through integrated social and sporting events, creating relevant, meaningful experiences that help bring the fun back into giving.

OTSN host Darriel Roy caught up with Motionball Chairman and Co–Founder Paul Etherington.

#MotionballGala2017 @motionball @OTSNmedia

"ASTRAL" by "PlatinumEDM" is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence.
"Wherever you go" by "Karl Wolf" courtesy Lone Wolf Entertainment.

Dragon Ball 2017 celebrating Chinese New Year with John Tory

The Dragon Ball is the annual benefit gala celebrating Chinese New Year in support Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation, which provides the highest quality culturally appropriate care and services to seniors of different backgrounds.

OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with the Mayor of Toronto John Tory as well as former Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark.

#yeehong #dragonball2017 #chinesenewyear
@yeehong @JohnTory @OTSNmedia

NHL Centennial Fan Arena with hockey legend Dave Keon

We were on the scene at the launch of NHL's year-long Centennial Celebration that begun in Toronto. This touring tribute to a century of hockey thrills includes a 53-foot museum truck, Stanley Cup®, a pop-up ball hockey rink, Clear The Ice Zamboni® VR Experience and much more.

OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly as well as hockey legend Dave Keon.

#NHL100 @NHL

Gifts of Hope with Plan International Canada

We visited the Plan International Canada head office to learn about their Gifts of Hope - an ethical gift-giving program that gives twice: here and abroad.

Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Director of Program Management, Sangita Patel. @PlanCanada @OTSNmedia

Sleep Envie Launches with a Philanthropic Partnership

Canadian deliver-to-door mattress company for millennials, Sleep Envie, has launched it's new website and online store. This Toronto based company is dedicated to improving overall sleep experience through their customized mattresses.

From the very beginning Sleep Envie decided to give back by partnering with SKETCH - a Toronto organization devoted to helping at-risk and homeless youth through art therapy. @sleepenvie @OTSNmedia

5th Annual Mad About Margaret's Gala 2016

We were on the scene at the 5th Annual Mad About Margaret's Gala in support of Margaret's Housing and Community Support Services.

The event featured comedian Mary Walsh from “This Hour Has 22 Minutes” as the Keynote Speaker as well as honorary patron – Margaret Trudeau who presented the inaugural MARGARET TRUDEAU ADVOCACY AWARD.

OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Margaret Trudeau about her experience with mental health. @Margarets_TO @OTSNmedia #MentalHealth

Eligible Magazine's TIFF Bachelor Party 2016

This year's annual Eligible Magazine TIFF Bachelor Party featured The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise favourites Robby Hayes,​ ​Jared Haibon, Brett Melnick and Vinny Ventiera and past Bachelor in Paradise star, Tenley Molzahn. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with some of the bachelors about their experiences on the show. #BachelorNation @EligibleZine @OTSNmedia

The B.L.A.C.K Ball 2016

Actors Stephan James and Shamier Anderson hosted the First Annual B.L.A.C.K.(Building A Legacy in Acting Cinema and Knowledge) Ball during the Toronto International Film Festival. This exclusive invite-only party brought all the top filmmakers, actors, and celebrities all under one roof at Brassaii. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with brothers Stephan and Shamier as well as Director X on the Red Carpet. @theblackball16 @OTSNmedia

NKPR It House X Producers Ball 2016

We were On The Scene at the 2016 NKPR It House X Producers Ball - a 5 day event where celebrities could relax and have some fun - during Toronto International Film Festival. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with the "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott as well as NKPR Founder Natasha Koifman. @ProducersBall @OTSNmedia