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Steven Page Gets Disciplined

Hot on the heels of his induction in to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame alongside his ex-bandmates in Barenaked Ladies, singer-songwriter Steven Page has announced the forthcoming release of the most forceful musical statement of his solo music career. Discipline:

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First Ever Hollywood Movie Shot Entirely In Canada Has An Ottawa Connection

Very interesting footnote from the Historical Society of Ottawa concerning July 16th… On this day in 1941… A film crew from Warner Brothers, the motion picture studio, arrived in Ottawa to film ‘Captains of the Clouds’, the first ever Hollywood

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The Great One Shows Us His Great House

When I was a little girl, #99 was my guy…..my hockey player…..my hero…..he had it all going on. I was going to marry him and this was a safe marriage for me as it would never happen as my Dad

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Google Honours Canadian Indigenous Runner With A Doodle

A world champion Indigenous Canadian runner is being honoured and remembered with a Google Doodle today, on the anniversary of his birth in 1887. The graphic features Tom Longboat of Ontario’s Grand River First Nation running in one of the

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He’s In The Big Leagues In Our Books

I have known Tom  Cochrane off and on for many years and the man never ceases to amaze me.  I first interviewed him when I was sixteen years old and just starting out in radio.  Many years later, I sat

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Apologizing For Something Isn’t An Admission Of Guilt According To Ontario Law

Canadians have earned a worldwide reputation for polite and apologetic, even when it’s not expected. It seems it’s in our nature to say ‘sorry’, even for everyday oversights like mindlessly stepping in front of someone at a check-out counter. That’s why

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A Double Dose Of Jim Cuddy :)

Not hard to believe how many of us absolutely love Jim Cuddy and when I say “us”, I do include the guys there too.  How can you not really, Jim is just that guy….he sings, he writes, he’s good looking,

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They Say It Comes In Threes

Since Christmas, there has been three of them, sadly.  Canadian deaths of some great talent and character and all due to that dreaded C word of cancer. It all started with my friend actress Heather Menzies Urich who passed away

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