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2017 Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program

Canada’s Walk of Fame is excited to announce that Jaryd Stanley of Rothesay, New Brunswick, is the Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Emerging Artists Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC. The program, valued at more than $100,000, provides musicians with the opportunity to grow and develop their skills and industry connections, and take their budding music careers to the next level. Seven talented finalists were selected from more than 380 hopefuls from coast-to-coast who submitted applications that ranged across all genres of music.

The full list of winners of the 2017 Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC, are: 

Grand Prize Winner 

Jaryd Stanley profile in black and whiteJaryd Stanley (Rothesay, NB)

Second Prize Winner 

Black and white photo of Wellswells (Toronto, ON)


Birds of Bellwoods standing in an ocean Birds of Bellwoods (Toronto, ON)

The Redhill Valleys sitting on a front porchThe Redhill Valleys (Hamilton, ON)

Close up of the four band mates' facesRough Hands (St. Johns, NL)

Photo of Sarah Jickling with jewels on her faceSarah Jickling and Her Good Bad Luck (Vancouver, BC)

Lone man standing on a balcony with Toronto skyling in backgroundWolf Saga (Toronto, ON)


Congratulations to this year's winners and to all those who submitted!

Click here to view all the winners' submissions from the 2017 Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC.