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Arctic Art – Eye on the Arctic video archive

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North. In today’s instalment, a video from our documentary archive. The art and artists from Canada’s Arctic are famous around the world. Starting in the 1960s, the print» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Friday the 13th biker rally: Port Dover tradition

Friday the 13th brings bikers, thousands and thousands of them, to the tiny town of Port Dover in Ontario. Police estimate about 140,000 people, most of them with their bikes, will be milling about the Lake Erie community today. They» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Montreal’s World Film Festival in doubt

The Montreal “Festival des films du monde” (FFM) at one time was a a star-studded premier movie event in Canada. Its “star” however has faded considerably in the past few years while its competitor, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Drake: bigger than the Beatles?

Drake is breaking records and creating new ones. His latest album, Scorpion, a double-album, with 25 tracks, was released on June 29th. First he set the record as the first artist to reach a billion streams in one week. And» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Indy-car racing: The big event in the big city

While Montreal has the Formula One racing event which attracts vast crowds to that city every year, Toronto is the place to be this weekend for car racing fans. The Toronto Honda-Indy race takes place this weekend in Canada’s biggest city» 

Arts and Entertainment, Politics, Society

Being Prime Minister: what are they like as people?

Leaders lives behind the scenes. In public life, our leaders often put on a “public face”, but what are they like when the microphones and cameras aren’t there? That’s the premise of a new book  called On Being Prime Minister» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Calgary Stampede: Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

The 106th Calgary Stampede is now underway. It opened with the huge parade through downtown Calgary Alberta under hot sunny skies to a huge and enthusiastic crowd. Billed as the greatest outdoor show on Earth, the entertainment event celebrating the» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

World Cup: Who are Canadians cheering for?

Canada is not in the World Cup and hasn’t been since a brief appearance and early exit in1986 after playing three games and not scoring a goal. So who do Canadians cheers for in this World Cup? Being a multi-cultural» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Intriguing Canadian inventor killed

Bear suit inventor Troy Hurtubise was reported killed in a car accident on June 19 near his home of North Bay, Ontario. His is perhaps not a name immediately well-known to most Canadians, even though he’s been the subject of» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts adding a cinema

Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is adding a state-of-the-art cinema to feature “the seventh art” in their growing complex. Nathalie Bondil, the General Director and Chief Curator made the announcement yesterday, in the company of Mario Fortin, who will»