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Rush 2015 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award Juno induction video now online

Tue, Mar 17, 2015@10:24PM | comments

UPDATE - 3/18@12:38PM: The Ray Danniels induction video is also now available (thanks RushFanForever). The video features several old band photos with Ray along with interview segments with all three members of Rush, Anthem's Pegi Cecconi, and many others paying tribute to Ray.

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This past Saturday evening Rush was the recipient of the 2015 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the 2015 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremony in Hamilton, ON. The Award recognizes outstanding Canadian artists whose contributions have positively enhanced the social fabric of Canada. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi presented the Award to Geddy Lee who was on hand to accept it on behalf of the band. Before the presentation a 5-minute induction video highlighting all of Rush's charitable endeavors over the years was played, and Juno TV has made the entire video available online. You can watch it below or on YouTube at this location. Rush manager Ray Danniels was also presented an Award on Saturday night. Danniels was the recipient of the 2015 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award recognizing individuals who have made a significant impact on the Canadian music industry. For complete coverage of the evening's festivities including backstage photos and video of Geddy Lee and Ray Danniels, check out this post.

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