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Awarded by the Folklore Studies Association of Canada to singers Edith Butler, and LaRena Clark, and to folklorist Germain Lemieux.
Manitoba provincial honour awarded to Beth Douglas in 1981, and Ronald Gibson in 1987.
Montreal award for the Woman of the Year was made in 1987 to Agnes Grossmann, and in 1989 to Louise Bessette.
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 U-Know - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U-Knows were a Canadian award for independent and alternative music, initiated by Toronto radio station CFNY in 1981.
The awards were presented based on voting by CFNY's listeners.
In 1986, the station held a contest to rename the awards, which became the CASBY Awards that year.
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 CFNY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The station was particularly well respected for introducing new acts which other stations wouldn't play because they were too small -- in the early 1980s, Canadian artists such as Martha and the Muffins, Rough Trade, Blue Rodeo, Jane Siberry, 54-40 and Spoons were among the acts championed by CFNY.
CFNY also created Canada's first independent music awards, the U-Knows (a pun on Canada's mainstream Juno Awards).
In 1986, the station held a listener contest to rename the awards, which were redubbed the CASBY Awards, for "Canadian Artists Selected By You."
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 Bambooweb: Music of Canada
The Juno Awards were first held in 1971, partially as an attempt to revitalize the Canadian pop industry.
Instead, the CBC was awarded 99.1 to move its existing Radio One station from the AM band -- and, ominously, this was believed at the time to be the last available FM frequency in the city.
Then, in 1998, Rascalz refused the Juno Award for Best Rap Recording, citing that the award was presented during the non-televised portion of the ceremony along with the technical awards.
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 Simple Plan, Treble Charger Win At The 2002 Casby Awards
The idea behind the Casbys is to celebrate music and put on a show for the fans, rather than to give the musicians a chance to heap thanks on their managers and record labels.
The Rheostatics, who were presented with the 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award by their old pal Dave Bookman, also played a two song set before they ran off to continue their residency at the Horseshoe Tavern.
The actual awards were distributed evenly to the current crop of Edge Can-Rock favourites.
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 Music Of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In addition, he has been awarded the notable Order Of Canada award...
As the CFMA website notes, “to date, there (exists) no awards that celebrate the breadth and depth of folk music in Canada.
Canada has many different music awards, both for different genres of music and for geographic regions.
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 EMIssion-online.com - issue 278 - oct 21, 2005
Presented annually by Toronto radio station 102.1 The Edge, the CASBY Awards (Canadian Artists Selected By You) began in 1981 as the U-Knows, a cheeky alternative to the Junos, and is the only Canadian award show for independent and alternative music.
This years awards show will be held on Wednesday, November 23rd at the Kool Haus in Toronto and hosted by comedian, actor, director, rapper, MTV talk show host and all around good Canadian guy, Tom Green.
This award is presented to one Canadian artist or band at NxNE who is thought to be the most likely to succeed amongst all domestic participants at the festival.
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 Incompletely Conspicuous Updates: 5-11/'03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
And by the way, the other four winners for the night (there were five awards, you see, so there was plenty of time for the rock) were Three Days Grace, The Salads, Sam Roberts and the band named after the guitarist for Hard Core Logo (originators of "Edmonton Block Heater"): Billy Talent.
Before they take off to pick up the Lifetime Achievement Award (and play two songs) at the CASBYs (showtime at Kool Haus: 7:30pm), they'll be hooking up with TSN again to record the theme song for The NHL On TSN.
The CASBY Awards (Canadian Artists Selected By You), which in its heyday liked TPOH mighty fine (these were the days Paul Shaffer and Carole Pope would host the show), is giving them that beeeg award in their 2003 edition, slated for Kool Haus in Toronto November 26th.
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 Music of Canada
Outside of Canada, artists like The Band, Celine Dion, D.O.A, Shania Twain, Alanis Morissette, Dream Warriors, Bryan Adams and the Barenaked Ladies have achieved success in genres ranging from folk-rock to hip hop.
Within Canada, artists are recognized with Juno Awards and induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Felix Awards - annual prize for members of the Quebec music industry
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 The Canadian Music Scene - CASBY Awards 2004
The Favourite New Artist award was presented followed by Thornley as they just plain rocked the place.
After the presentation of the NXNE Favourite New Indie Band award it was time for Bubbles to work up the crowd with his rendition of RUSH's "Closer to the Heart".
Final words on the CASBY awards: The line up of bands was exceptional, this can be attested to by the awards show being sold-out.
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 Soul Shine Magazine : Billy Talent Big Winners At 2004 Casby Awards
The Casby (Canadian Artists Selected By You) Awards are a people's choice award show where fans must win tickets from the radio station to attend.
However, having just returned from this years Casby extravaganza I was truly disappointed at the apparent lack of a well thought out presentation.
Mashed in between band performances a total of 4 music awards were given out, none of the winners showed any true enthusiasm for this newly appointed honour.
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 Corus Entertainment - Press_Corporate
The CASBY Music Awards, which takes place on Wednesday, November 24, will include performances by Finger Eleven, Billy Talent, The Marble Index and The Waking Eyes, with more acts to be announced in the coming weeks.
The CASBY awards began in 1981 as an alternative to the Juno Awards, originally called the U-Knows.
To be eligible for a 2004 CASBY Music award, all material must have been released between September 1, 2003 and August 31, 2004.
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Pilate have visited Thunder Bay a few times in the last year, and they will brave the cold weather to make the trek back for their show on Wednesday, February 18th at Warp 9 for a mere $7 in advance.
The boys are fresh from playing the Casby Awards in Toronto, as well as a stint on Open Mike.
Their break through hit “Into Your Hideout” from the latest album, Caught By The Window, is gaining popularity among music stations alike, and I’m thinking a Juno nom or two may not be that far off.
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 Slowdancing in the Ballroom of Life - About John Switzer
He was voted producer of the year at the 1986 Casby Awards for Jane Siberry's The Speckless Sky album, and was awarded a gold record for that same album.
He was voted Best Recording Producer in the 1996 NOW magazine Reader's Poll (!?) and was awarded the 1996 Porcupine Award for Producer of the Year.
Recent recording projects include Spirit and Stone, the 14th album from the venerable Tamarack, and Songs of Work and Freedom from The Brothers Cosmoline, which was nominated for a 2001 JUNO for "Best Roots/Traditional Album".
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 The CFNY 1986 Casby Program
CFNY was annoyed with the Canadian music awards, the Junos, because they utterly ignored the artists that they played regularly on the air.
The "U-Knows" were to honor the bands played on CFNY, that were ignored by the top-40 focused Junos.
Later, they were renamed the "CASBY" awards - Canadian Artist Selected By You.
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 Toronto Sun: - Pop goes the Casby Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Old punk met new punk at Kool Haus during Wednesday night's Casby Awards, which are sponsored by Toronto radio station 102.1 The Edge.
Shirtless and in skintight jeans that showed off some major butt cleavage, Pop -- all tanned muscle and streaked blond hair -- was in good form, particularly when he stage-dived into the crowd and was then promptly delivered back to the stage via the mosh pit.
The Casby winners: Three Days Grace for new artist; Billy Talent's Try Honesty for new single; Sam Roberts' We Were Born In A Flame for new album; The Salads' Fold A To B for new indie release; and The Pursuit Of Happiness, who picked up a 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - Images In Vogue
The album did well on FM radio across Canada and produced a sizeable hit in the remixed version of "Call It Love" which received national airplay on 200 radio stations across the country.
The band toured the album throughout 1985 which won them a Juno Award for 'Single Of The Year' ("Call It Love") and Group Of The Year from CFNY-FM's CASBY Awards.
Following an amicable split with WEA Records and a relocation to Toronto, the reconstituted band re-recorded the song 'In The House' for Quality Records which was accompanied by a 12" remix and video gaining them a strong foothold in Canadian dance clubs.
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 CASBY Awards!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Anyway, they are nominated for a couple awards and you can vote by going to www.edge.ca and becoming an inside Edge member!
I bumped into one of 102.1 the edge's djs at a club and asked if he'd be able to hook me up with Casby tickets and he gave them to me last Friday.
Maybe they will just play it that day on the chanel.....if not ill just wait outside where ever they are doing the casbys and listen from outside.
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One of the awards is for acheivement in origional music for "Can't Make It Good", written by Chantal and Raine for the movie.
On another note, Mike finally posted his thoughts on the cc which I have put into my Aricles section (I don't know why I put it there but I thought it would be important to save it).
OLP made it to nominee finals in all 3 of their categories for the CASBY awards: favorite new release-"Spiritual Machines"; favorite song-"Life"; and favorite video-"In Repair".
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 CANOE -- JAM! - I Mother Earth wins two CASBYs
I Mother Earth won two of the three available CASBY awards last night at a ceremony sponsored by Toronto radio station 102.1 The Edge at the Danforth Music Hall.
Vancouver's Limblifter, meanwhile, took home the award for favorite new artist.
CASBY stands for Canadian Artists Selected By You, meaning fans decided the winners through balloting.
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 102.1 the edge - CFNYFM - 3
102.1 the Edge presents the 2005 Casby Music Awards, brought to you by Molson Canadian, in concert with North By Northeast, Wednesday, November 23rd at the Kool Haus.
102.1 the Edge is going live to air for the Official Casby After-Party, brought to you by Molson Canadian.
The Official Casby After-party … hosted by Martin Streek and DJ Craig G. Brought to you by Molson Canadian.
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Saw their single Curious nominated for favorite new song at the Casby Awards this weekend.
On Saturday, Sandbox performs at the cutting-edge Casbys (an acronym for Canadian Artists Selected by You), the only annual music awards based solely on votes from music fans across the country.
The awards are sponsored by Toronto alternative radio station CFNY-FM.
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