The Canadian music industry gathered last night at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto to honour Canada’s most successful songwriters, composers, lyricists and music publishers at the 25th anniversary SOCAN Awards, the country’s largest annual celebration specifically for music creators.
Recognizing artists whose contributions have enhanced the social fabric of Canada, Cochrane has supported a wide variety of initiatives from World Vision to Parkinson’s disease research. He has visited Africa eight times and Asia twice on behalf of World Vision.
Veteran Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane will be honoured at this year’s JUNO Awards for his charitable endeavours.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday the “Life is a Highway” star will receive the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award.