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Public broadcaster music library closing, CD’s to be digitised, destroyed

Canada’s public broadcaster CBC (English) and Radio-Canada (French) is going through massive changes. With huge funding cuts from the government and increasing costs, this has meant equally massive staff and production cuts. Rapidly developing technological developments are also driving the» 

Arts and Entertainment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Cross-country ski lessons for new Canadians

Cross-county skiing is one of the winter sports that can make this challenging season in the northern hemisphere, so much more enjoyable. In the maritime province of New Brunswick, the Wostawea Ski Club in the city of Fredericton, reached out» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Sonja Bata’s legacy honoured in the Bata Shoe Museum

Bata Shoe Museum founder, Sonja Bata, died Tuesday February 20th in Toronto, at the age of 91. The visionary behind what’s described as the world’s “most comprehensive collection of historic footwear”, Sonja Bata leaves an amazing legacy to the city» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Alto’s Odyssey, sequel, launching tomorrow

Alto’s Odyssey is the video game sequel to the hit, Alto’s Adventure, that was released in Canada three years ago. “It wasn’t until six months later we could reflect and realize we had something that wasn’t showing any signs of stopping”» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Olympic gold again for skaters Moir and Virtue

Canadians at home and at gatherings across the country went wild when figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir made history by capturing their fifth Olympic medal, this one their second gold at the Pyeongchang Games. Their winning ice dance» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Justin Bieber exhibit opens in hometown Stratford, Ontario

Justin Bieber started busking as a boy, guitar in hand, on the steps of Stratford‘s Avon theatre. He was not even 10 years of age, but his goal was to raise enough money to take his mom to Disney World. “We» 

Arts and Entertainment

Canadian province of Ontario contributes $96,000 towards update of Inuit art trademark

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North The Canadian province of Ontario may be a southern province, but this week it pledged $96,844 towards the Inuit Art Foundation’s update to the Igloo Tag Trademark. The» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Nazis, Jews, fine art, and “too Canadian”

Max Stern was a very successful art dealer and gallery owner in Dusseldorf, Germany, until the Nazis came to power. By a convoluted route he ended up in Canada where he became a very successful art dealer here, and a» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

BHM- Breaking a colour barrier in sports

The year was 1934 in the central province of Ontario, and the sport was baseball. Baseball was the huge major summer sport in North America and stadiums were always filled. Long before Jackie Robinson would break the colour barrier in» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Health, Immigration & Refugees, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

The LINK Online, Feb 2,3,4 2018

Your hosts today, Lynn, Terry, Marie-Claude, Marc  (video of show at bottom) HERE China’s icebreaker “Snow Dragon” shown in 2014 in Antarctica. China is clearly indicating it intends to be a player in all future Arctic decisions PHOTO: Jessica Fitzpatrick-AFP-Getty»