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

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  • 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.” OTSN host Darriel Roy caught up with Motionball Chairman and Co–Founder Paul Etherington. #MotionballGala2017 @motionball @OTSNmedia

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  • 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 @JohnTory @OTSNmedia

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  • 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 @OTSNmedia

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • NKPR TIFF Festival Countdown 2016

    Natasha Koifman Public Relations (NKPR) held the annual TIFF Festival Countdown party at Natasha's private residence this week. High profile celebrity guests enjoyed old school movies, snacks and cocktails around the pool. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Natasha about the party as well as upcoming TIFF events. @NKPRIT16 @OTSNmedia

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  • Healthy Start Celebrity Golf Tournament 2016

    The 3rd Annual Healthy Start Celebrity Golf Tournament was an incredible day of golfing in the sun followed by a cocktail reception and dinner. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with former NHL defenceman and Stanley Cup champion Bryan Muir as well as Canadian pair skater Dylan Moscovitch who won two Canadian national medals and 2014 Olympic team event silver medal. @lifewithababy @OTSNmedia

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  • 2016 WayHome Music and Arts Festival

    We were on the scene at the WayHome Music and Arts Festival held just an hour north of Toronto. The festival included many styles of music, live bands, DJs as well as art installations. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with LA-based dream pop band who were recently named the most streamed artist through Spotify's discover weekly feature with 22 million streams. @thisisLANY @OTSNmedia

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  • 2016 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series with Russell Simmons

    Bombay Sapphire® Gin and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation has partnered with renowned Canadian painter Kim Dorland to announce the launch of Bombay Sapphire® Artisan Series in Canada. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with entrepreneur Russell Simmons as well as Canadian ambassador of the competition Kim Dorland. @SapphireGinUSA @OTSNmedia

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  • TIFF Summer Soirée with Alec Baldwin

    Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted a Summer Soirée with a celebrated guest actor and producer Alec Baldwin. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to talk with Alec before his exclusive onstage conversation moderated by Johanna Schneller at TIFF Bell Lightbox. @tiff_net @OTSNmedia

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Great Valentine Gala 2017 with Vim Kochhar - 02-21-2017
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

Motionball Toronto Gala 2017 with Paul Etherington - 02-10-2017
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.” OTSN host Darriel Roy caught up with Motionball Chairman and Co–Founder Paul Etherington. #MotionballGala2017 @motionball @OTSNmedia

Dragon Ball 2017 celebrating Chinese New Year with John Tory - 02-02-2017
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 @JohnTory @OTSNmedia

NHL Centennial Fan Arena with hockey legend Dave Keon - 01-06-2017
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 @OTSNmedia

Gifts of Hope with Plan International Canada - 12-14-2016
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 - 11-16-2016
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 - 11-02-2016
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 - 10-11-2016
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 - 10-04-2016
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 - 09-28-2016
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

NKPR TIFF Festival Countdown 2016 - 08-30-2016
Natasha Koifman Public Relations (NKPR) held the annual TIFF Festival Countdown party at Natasha's private residence this week. High profile celebrity guests enjoyed old school movies, snacks and cocktails around the pool. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Natasha about the party as well as upcoming TIFF events. @NKPRIT16 @OTSNmedia

Healthy Start Celebrity Golf Tournament 2016 - 08-15-2016
The 3rd Annual Healthy Start Celebrity Golf Tournament was an incredible day of golfing in the sun followed by a cocktail reception and dinner. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with former NHL defenceman and Stanley Cup champion Bryan Muir as well as Canadian pair skater Dylan Moscovitch who won two Canadian national medals and 2014 Olympic team event silver medal. @lifewithababy @OTSNmedia

2016 WayHome Music and Arts Festival - 07-28-2016
We were on the scene at the WayHome Music and Arts Festival held just an hour north of Toronto. The festival included many styles of music, live bands, DJs as well as art installations. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with LA-based dream pop band who were recently named the most streamed artist through Spotify's discover weekly feature with 22 million streams. @thisisLANY @OTSNmedia

2016 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series with Russell Simmons - 07-12-2016
Bombay Sapphire® Gin and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation has partnered with renowned Canadian painter Kim Dorland to announce the launch of Bombay Sapphire® Artisan Series in Canada. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with entrepreneur Russell Simmons as well as Canadian ambassador of the competition Kim Dorland. @SapphireGinUSA @OTSNmedia

TIFF Summer Soirée with Alec Baldwin - 06-21-2016
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted a Summer Soirée with a celebrated guest actor and producer Alec Baldwin. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to talk with Alec before his exclusive onstage conversation moderated by Johanna Schneller at TIFF Bell Lightbox. @tiff_net @OTSNmedia

Bestival Toronto 2016 with founder Rob da Bank - 06-20-2016
Bestival Toronto was one of the most anticipated music festivals of the summer! Held at a new location - Woodbine Park - it featured 3 stages, entertaining games, art installations, lots of food trucks and vendors as well as inflatable castle where real marriages were held. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Bestival founder Rob da Bank after his performance on Saturday. @BestivalTO @OTSNmedia

RIVER wins Best First Feature at Canadian Screen Awards 2016 - 03-22-2016
On The Scene Network host Darriel Roy was at the special press screening of Jamie M. Dagg’s first feature film which won him multiple awards including Best First Feature at Canadian Screen Awards. We had a chance to speak with the film's director Jamie Dagg as well as the main actor Rossif Sutherland. @Elevation_Pics @OTSNmedia

Andrew Rayel performing at ASOT750 with Armin van Buuren - 02-10-2016
Moldovan DJ Andrew Rayel was On The Scene at A State of Trance / ASOT750 / performing along side Armin van Buuren in Toronto on Jan 30th, 2016. We had a chance to catch up with Andrew and talk about his journey to success as well as his new release Winterburn which features Singer / Songwriter Sylvia Tosun. #ASOT750 @asot @Andrew_Rayel @arminvanbuuren @SylviaTosun @OTSNmedia

Perez Hilton Exclusive Interview - 01-14-2016
Perez Hilton like you've never seen him before! See why @ThePerezHilton decided to change his ways and use his stardom to inspire others to be the best version of themselves. Our host Darriel Roy talks to Perez minutes before his performance in Full House the Musical in Toronto. @OTSNmedia

The Gentlemen's Expo 2015 with Chris Jones - 10-26-2015
The Gentlemen's Expo brings together everything a man could want under one roof at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto. Cars, booze, gadgets, fashion, sports, great food and of course performances entertained the crowds at this year's expo. We had a chance to speak with Hypnotist Chris Jones as well as Celebrity Chef Rob Rainford. @GentlemensExpo @OTSNmedia

JusReign interview at YouTube Fan Fest 2015 - 07-30-2015
For the first time ever, Toronto was the host of the 2015 YouTube FanFest and what an unforgettable show it was! The Yonge-Dundas Square welcomed some of the biggest Canadian and international YouTube superstars and brought them live on one stage. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Jasmeet Singh (JusReign).

Lilly Singh interview at 2015 YouTube FanFest - 07-30-2015
For the first time ever, Toronto was the host of the 2015 YouTube FanFest and what an unforgettable show it was! The Yonge-Dundas Square welcomed some of the biggest Canadian and international YouTube superstars and brought them live on one stage. We had a chance to speak with Lilly Singh (Superwoman).

Matthew Santoro exclusive interview - 07-28-2015
OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to sit down with Matthew Santoro, a YouTube star with millions of subscribers as well as the number one Periscoper (live streaming platform) in the world. In an inspiring interview he talks about what it takes to be a successful YouTuber as well as how he made that transition from Accounting to doing what he loves. @MatthewSantoro @OTSNmedia Subscribe

YouTube star Nicole Arbour talks about her Shorty Awards nomination - 05-07-2015
We had a chance to sit down with the YouTube star and comedian Nicole Arbour to talk about her viral success as well as her nomination for the 2015 Shorty Awards. @NicoleArbour #goteam @OTSNmedia Subscribe

Karl Wolf talks about new album called WOW - 04-20-2015
We had a chance to speak with the international singer, songwriter and producer Karl Wolf about his new album that just came out. WOW hit the shelves March 24, 2015. @KARLWOLFs @OTSNmedia Subscribe

Nigel Barker interview about his new book "Models of Influence" - 03-31-2015
We had a chance to speak with Nigel Barker - author, fashion photographer and TV personality - about his new book called Models of Influence. The book showcases 50 women who reset the course of fashion and tells their stories. @NigelBarker @otsnmedia Subscribe on YouTube!

Ross McKenzie talks about his new documentary on mental illness called "Bipolarized" - 11-27-2014
On The Scene Network (OTSN) - spoke to the producer Ross McKenzie about his new documentary on mental illness called "Bipolarized." He tells us about his struggles with mental illness as well as what prompted the making of this movie, which will air on Global Saturday, November 1st at 8pm. #Bipolarized #otsnmedia