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Arts and Entertainment

ART- Liz Ingram, Alberta print maker and more

Born in Argentina, she grew up in India, in New Delhi and Mumbai, before moving to Toronto, and then to Alberta where she has produced award-winning art while also instructing other creative minds for over 40 years. She was elected» 

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The sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting:Christa Paterson

It’s fast, loud, challenging to do, and exciting to watch; it’s the relatively new sport of “cowboy mounted shooting”. You have to know how to ride a horse, and be a good shot, with good reflexes. This is something you» 

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Tom Wilson- A rock and roll life, and self discovery

Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers, and the Road Home © Penguin Random House (Doubleday Canada) publishers (video of interview at bottom) The book is called “Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers, and the Road Home” It’s the personal story of» 

International, Politics, Society

Conversation with the Canadian General fighting Daesh

Canada has been with the Coalition forces to defeat Daesh in Iraq since 2014. This year Brigadier-General Daniel MacIsaac took over command of the Canadian contingent. I spoke to him from a Canadian base in Kuwait about the mission and» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Artistic documentary: Remembering Vimy

Historical century old military films presented in a new and fascinating way. This year marks the centennial of a number of incredible yet tragically costly Canadian victories in the First World War. Canada had also sent photo and film units» 

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Remembrance week: A monument to those who served in Afghanistan

On November 11th, millions will gather at cenotaphs in cities and towns across Canada, and in many other countries around the world. This is to reflect upon the sacrifices of so many men and women who fought for freedom in» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy

Alan Doyle-  A Newfoundland performer with tales to tell

Musician and author Alan Doyle in an RCI studio. © Marie Claude Simard- RCI Alan Doyle was born and grew up in a small village in Newfoundland called Petty Harbour. Musically talented he joined a band which eventually became one of» 

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Book: The World’s Most travelled Man

Mike Spencer Bown is from Alberta Canada. Even as a young man exploring the wide-open spaces of that prairie province and nearby Rocky Mountains was not enough. Nor was he one to stay put. He has been an “explorer” if» 

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Documentary: Clergy who lose their own faith

It’s perhaps surprising that among those who are leaders in religion, the priests and reverends, and preachers, are some who have come to disbelieve. A new documentary film called “Losing Our Religion” looks at this little known, secretive, issue Leslea» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Steven Heinemann: Art in 5 dimensions (3D and 2D)

Canadian artist Steven Heinemann knew from a young age he wanted to be an artist. After decades as a successful and renowned creator, the Gardiner Museum will be holding a retrospective in October this year featuring the Ontario artist’s work»