The 2014 Canada’s Walk Of Fame has announced the presenters and it was announced that Jay Baruchel will honour Rachel. Baruchel worked with Rachel in the upcoming Untitled Cameron Crowe/Hawaii Project. The official press release can be found below:
It’s all about Canadian star power on the yellow carpet as Shaw Media and Canada’s Walk of Fame announced today the all-star lineup of presenters and performers for the 2014 Canada’s Walk of Fame Tribute Show. Hosted by Jason Priestley, the not-to-be-missed television event airs Friday, December 19 – 8pm ET/PT on Global.
The powerhouse list of celebrity presenters includes Canadian actor Jay Baruchel, honouring Rachel McAdams; critically acclaimed actress Wendy Crewson, honouring Louise Arbour; broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi, honouring Ryan Reynolds; music legend Ronnie Hawkins, honouring The Band; six-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes, honouring Hayley Wickenheiser and JUNO Award-winner Tom Cochrane, honouring Jeff Healey, the recipient of the posthumous Cineplex Legends Award.
Plus, viewers are in for an unforgettable night with show-stopping musical tributes. Canadian musicians The Treasures, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini and the Barenaked Ladies’ Kevin Hearn take the stage for a special musical tribute to The Band. R&B singer Sean Jones, drummer Sekou Lumumba, JUNO Award-winning bassist Calvin Beale, musician Justin Abedin, songstress Quisha Wint and blues guitarist Jimmy Bowskill perform a moving tribute to Jeff Healey.
This year, Global’s The Morning Show gives fans a front row seat to all the action on the yellow carpet with the first ever Fan Zone. This year’s lineup of honourees will drop by the Fan Zone, hosted by The Morning Show’s Liem Vu, before making their way to the star unveiling stage hosted by ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli. The yellow carpet arrivals and star unveilings begin at 3 pm and run through to 4:30 pm ET. Fans hoping to snag a coveted spot in the Fan Zone can tune into The Morning Show this week for a chance to win tickets.
The two-hour 2014 Canada’s Walk of Fame Tribute Show honours a selection of internationally acclaimed Canadian visionaries for their lifetime achievements in music, sport, film, dance and television, as well as the literary, visual and performing arts, science and innovation. A block of tickets to the star-studded tribute show are available for purchase. To buy tickets, go to sonycentre.ca, ticketmaster.ca or call 1-855-872-SONY (1-855-872-7669).
The 2014 Canada’s Walk of Fame Tribute Show is produced by Insight Productions in association with Shaw Media and Canada’s Walk of Fame. Executive Producers are John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby, and Lindsay Cox is Supervising Producer, for Insight Productions. Melanie Hurley and Randy Lennox are Executive Producers for Canada’s Walk of Fame.