For their contribution to the people of Haiti, Arcade Fire will receive a humanitarian award at the 2016 Junos. The band will be presented with the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Juno Gala Dinner & Awards, which will take place in Calgary on April 2nd, one day before the main Juno Awards ceremony.
The band has raised around $9.6 million, helped train volunteers and engaged over 500,000 fans in the fight for the people of Haiti.
Band member Régine Chassagne says in a statement, “It is an honour. We are very thankful. It helps us continue the work.”