Day: May 13, 2022

CA

Tragically Hip release live album from Hollywood’s Roxy Theater

When the red recording light went on at Hollywood’s famed Roxy Theater, the pressure was on the Tragically Hip to put on a good show, guitarist Paul Langlois recalls. It didn’t take long before the nerves faded into the background, Langlois said, as frontman Gord Downie punctuated the exuberant set list with off-the-cuff musings. The […]

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Entertainment

Indigenous comedians tell how laughter is an integral part of their lives

Have you ever heard a laugh that instantly makes you smile and laugh too? It’s probably an aboriginal aunt! Two-Spirit women and comedians performed together to provoke that laughter at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last week. A few of them shared their thoughts on aspects of their humor and why it is such an integral […]

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Entertainment

Award-winning journalist Connie Walker’s latest podcast reconnects her with her roots

An award-winning reporter from Okanese, east of Regina, is now telling stories even closer to her heart. Connie Walker, award-winning Cree journalist and creator of Missing and Murdered: Finding Cleo, now creates podcasts for Gimlet Media and Spotify. Recently, she has focused on residential school survivor stories. Walker said her brother Hal Cameron approached her […]

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Global

Infant Formula: The Causes and Impacts of North American Shortages

Many parents seek out infant formula due to a combination of short-term and long-term issues that have plagued many of America’s top brands. Millions of babies in the United States depend on formula, which is the only recommended source of nutrition for infants who are not exclusively breastfed. Here is an overview of what is […]

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CA

Lawyers for Jacob Hoggard will continue questioning the 2nd plaintiff today

WARNING: This article contains graphic content and may affect those who have experienced sexual violence or know someone who has. A woman who claims she was raped by Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard in a Toronto hotel room more than five years ago is set to testify again today at her sexual assault trial. The Ottawa […]

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Basilica bidders hope to preserve culture and faith despite church bankruptcy

The Basilica of St. John the Baptist, a National Historic Site, is one of many Catholic Church properties for sale. The deadline for submissions is June 2. (Heather Barrett/CBC) Three St. John’s Catholic groups with a lot to lose are teaming up to keep the church’s most prized asset from falling into the hands of […]

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Hundreds more spaces in Yellowknife and Fort Smith for those fleeing Hay River flood, government says

As Hay River and the K’atl’odeeche First Nation prepare for more waves of flooding and ice, Northwest Territories officials say they have room in Yellowknife and Fort Smith to hundreds more evacuated. Nearly 3,800 people were ordered out of communities late Wednesday after water surged on the banks of the Hay River near where it […]

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Entertainment

Feeling it: a tap dancer creates a high-tech show for the hearing impaired

Montreal tap dancer Travis Knights has teamed up with a Canadian lab to create a more immersive and accessible tap show. CBC’s Kwabena Oduro went to experience it.

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Global

Giraffe calf walks tall after receiving leg brace

Over the past three decades, Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympic athletes to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like no other – a newborn giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, north of San Diego, with its front limb bent […]

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Entertainment

ZARQA tells the story of a divorced Muslim seeking revenge

Getting over an ex is a plot as old as Hollywood, but a new series wants to challenge the face behind it. Walk in ZARQAa new show about a middle-aged Muslim divorcee who seeks to outdo her ex after finding out he’s marrying a white yoga teacher half her age. The CBC Gem original series, […]

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