Olympic gold medalist, Ashleigh DeMerit; Whitecaps ambassador, Jay DeMerit; Vancouver Canucks defenceman, Dan Hamhuis
Musician, singer and songwriter, Sarah McLachlan, performs with autistic students from the Sarah McLachlan School of Music
Vancouver Canucks (L-R): Ryan Miller, Alex Edler, Radim Vrbata, Cole Cassels, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Chris Tanev, Bo Horvat and Alex Burrows
Canucks Autism Network founder and co-chair, Clara Aquilini; Canucks Autism Network CEO, Katy Harandi
Olympic gold medalist and The Amazing Race Canada host, Jon Montgomery, takes on the role of auctioneer
Canucks Sports and Entertainment CEO, Victor de Bonis, and his wife, Mary
Canucks Autism Network board member and co-chair, Charmaine Crooks; Canucks Autism Network founder and co-chair, Clara Aquilini; musician Sarah McLachlan; TV personality, Monika Deol
Hockey Night in Canada host, George Stroumboulopoulos, entertains guests as MC
September 24th, on the covered ice of Rogers Arena, 544 guests gathered in Vancouver for the inaugural Reveal Gala held in support of the Canucks Autism Network (CAN). In keeping with the “reveal” theme, it was an evening full of surprises from stars like Sarah McLachlan, Olympian Jon Montgomery and TV personality George Stroumboulopoulos. The event, presented by SAP, raised $785,000 in support of CAN's mission to raise awarness and enhance the quality of life for B.C. children and families living with autism.
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Ala Serafin is a Vancouver-based editor, writer and Master of Publishing candidate at Simon Fraser University. A B.C. resident since 2013, Ala grew up in the Greater Toronto Area and has also lived in Poland, Argentina, China, Sweden and South Korea. Her passions include fashion, photography, snowboarding, interior design and travelling the world with her husband.