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Actor-Comedian Won’t Return To Popular CBC Show

One of the key cast members on a popular CBC-TV show will not be returning. In a statement, Newfoundland native Shaun Majumber says the move to leave “This Hour Has 22 Minutes”  is “due to creative differences” between himself and

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Rick’s Final Rant To Air Tonight

After 15 years, the final edition of the Rick Mercer Report will air on the CBC tonight at 8 PM. The final show will be an hour-long retrospective on Rick’s unique brand of Canadiana – turning the spotlight on countless

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[Video] Buster Keaton’s Last Silent Film Was Partially Filmed In Ottawa

The Railrodder is a 1965 short comedy film starring silent film star Buster Keaton in one of his final film roles. It was produced by the National Film Board of Canada. The Railrodder was also Buster Keaton’s final silent film,

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[Video] Canadian Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductee Betty Kennedy Passes Away At 91

One of Canada’s best-known television personalities and a pioneering broadcaster who helped make way for women in the industry, Betty Kennedy has died. She was 91. The veteran journalist and broadcaster was one of the country’s most recognized voices and

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Comedian Dave Broadfoot Passes Away At 90

A giant in the world of comedy has been silenced. R.I.P. Dave Broadfoot, best known for his regular appearances on CBC’s Royal Canadian Air Farce. He was 90. Dave Broadfoot was a regular on the radio version of Air farce

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Peter Mansbridge Retiring From “The National”

Veteran CBC news anchor Peter Mansbridge announced Monday night that his last day on The National will be next summer.The network says Mansbridge will retire from the helm of its flagship news program after anchoring special Canada Day coverage next

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