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World-famous French cabaret seeks Canadian talent

Can you cancan? Do you think you have what it takes to be part of the world’s most famous cabaret? Then the folks at Moulin Rouge want you to show them what you got. The world-famous Paris cabaret, which will» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Canadian Olympic star hopes to compete with U.S team

Canada’s two-time gold medal bobsleigh winner, is planning now to try to join the U.S team. Calgary’s Kaillie Humphries, 34, won Olympic gold in 2010 and 2014 and bronze in 2018 in the women’s two-person bobsleigh. Last August she filed» 

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Canadian universities in world rankings

The Times Higher Education world university ranking has just released its 2019 analysis of almost 1,400 reserch intensive institutions in 92 countries. The analysis, independently audited by Price-Waterhouse, is based on “13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Tiff between giants at TIFF

Begun in 1976, the Toronto International Film Festival-TIFF– has since become one of the single most important film events in the world Movie fans in Canada’s biggest city are once again thrilled to see so many big stars being spotted» 

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Margaret Atwood takes centre stage in London

Now THIS is a launch.. London, England: hundreds are lining up waiting for your latest work. The your in this case is Margaret Atwood. She is, after all, Canada’s most famous novelist, albeit perhaps not the most acclaimed. It was» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Rod Coneybeare who brought joy to generations of Canadian kids dies at 89

Like a lot of artists, Rod Coneybeare’s creations are likely more iconic than the man himself, but Coneybeare, from all indications a wonderful man, forged a wide, witty and gentle path through the Canadian media landscape that left a mark» 

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Art exhibition highlights history of slave trade in Newfoundland

An exhibition at this year’s Bonavista Biennale in St. John, Newfoundland, highlights a dark part of the province’s history – the island’s involvement in the 18th century slave trade. Few people know, but Newfoundland built several ships in the 18th» 

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Newspapers and democracy: Struggling in the face of the internet

In recent years there have been many reports of news operations cutting back, and many small community and regional newspapers closing. News rooms have also been declining in broadcast media. It seems to be a case of slow but steady» 

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Is Bianca bound for glory in New York? We’ll know on Saturday

The kid did it. Bianca Andreescu, 19-years-old, from Mississauga, Ontario, is in the finals at the U.S. Open. A year ago she couldn’t even make it out of the qualifying. On Saturday afternoon, she gets to play Serena Williams, 37-years-old,» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Jazz legend secret recordings (re)discovered in Canada

For jazz fans, the name John Coltrane is legend and they revel in the artistry and intuitiveness of his music. Of course with his death in 1967, the music ended there. New Coltrane album coming But no, a “new” recording»