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Allan Slaight Awards


Magicana is pleased to announce on behalf of the Slaight Family Foundation the creation of the Allan Slaight Awards to recognize outstanding achievement in the pursuit of the impossible.

Initiated by the Slaight Family Foundation to honour Canadian media mogul and philanthropist Allan Slaight, and his lifelong passion for and contribution to magic, Magicana will distribute, on behalf of the Slaight Family Foundation $250,000 over five years - $50,000 per year - to recognize excellence in magic.

Nominations for 2017 are now open.



Nominations are now being accepted for work completed in 2017. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2018.

About Allan Slaight

Allan Slaight caught the magic bug early – age eight – after seeing Johnny Giordmaine perform magic at his counter in the Eaton’s department store.