Ceremony part of Country Music Week.

Landmark Canadian country artists and the forces behind their success will be honored this September with induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. The inductions and award presentations will take place during this year’s Country Music Week, to be held September 8–11 in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Artists being honored with a place in the hall of fame include Ottawa-area singer/songwriter Terry Carisse, Alberta broadcaster Curley Gurlock, and influential producer and Halifax, NS native Brian Ahern. Manager Bruce Allen, known for his work with Anne Murray, Michael Bublé and others will receive the Leonard T. Rambeau International Award for achievement in promoting the Canadian country music industry internationally.

The Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame recognizes long-term contribution to the growth and development of Canadian country music with achievements as an artist, broadcaster or builder.