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‘Big Brother Canada’ Season 11 contestants: Meet the houseguests

Big Brother Canada is back for its 11th season, and it looks like it’s going to be a mysterious one. Filled with secrets, twists and turns and plenty of drama, each #BBCAN11 houseguest will be painted a suspect in a diabolical game of whodunit. And, of course, there’s a new …

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Jerry Seinfeld to headline outdoor comedy festival coming to Halifax

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A large Canadian comedy festival has announced it is coming to Halifax this summer with comedy star Jerry Seinfeld at the forefront. The Great Outdoors Comedy Festival — usually held in Edmonton and Calgary — will be expanding into Halifax. It will …

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New web concert series highlights diversity, energy of Winnipeg music scene – Winnipeg

A Winnipeg recording studio is hoping to capture the raw, live sound of the city’s diverse music scene with a new web series. From the Attic, the brainchild of engineer Cam Loeppky and video producers Mike Requeima and Tom Elvers, launched last week with a fiery performance by the Greg …

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Springsteen super fans thrilled by Winnipeg concert announcement – Winnipeg

The Boss is coming to town for the first time ever, and it’s something many Springsteen super fans in Winnipeg have been waiting decades for. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are scheduled to play Canada Life Centre Nov. 10, True North Sports and Entertainment (TNSE) confirmed Tuesday. Read …

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Top Chef Canada’s first Black winner plans to shake up the industry with Caribbean fine dining

For Tre Sanderson, cooking Caribbean food is not only baked in to his DNA, it’s his pride and joy. “Growing up in a household full of flavour, you know, my mom would always cook amazing, classic Caribbean dishes,” the 28-year-old told Global News one afternoon. “That love of food and …

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Winnipeg group ‘humbled’ by Bonnie Raitt’s Grammy win for single written by them – Winnipeg

A Winnipeg duo is celebrating a career-validating moment after one of their songs earned veteran singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt a Grammy at this year’s ceremony. Raitt picked up three trophies including one for best Americana performance for Made Up Mind. The song was written by brothers Joey and Dave Landreth of …

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The Walt Disney Company to mark 100th anniversary with new experiences

The Walt Disney Company was founded in October 1923 by Walt Disney and his brother Roy in Hollywood, Calif. Now one of the largest media companies in the world, the journey began with pencil cartoon drawings on paper, turned into animation. Then, in 1928, the landmark animated short film, Steamboat …

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Animated short ‘The Flying Sailor’ about Halifax explosion snags Oscar nom

An animated short film based on a story about the 1917 Halifax explosion has snagged an Oscar nomination. The Flying Sailor, made by Calgary-based animators Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis, is nominated for best animated short. It’s inspired by a maritime tale about a seaman who was blasted into the …

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Ukrainian musician rocks Kelowna in support of home country – Okanagan

In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, one Ukrainian rock musician is touring across Canada to raise money for his home country. “We are supporting a project from a Ukrainian fund in Toronto called Second Front Ukraine Foundation, so they are raising funds for drones for the army …

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New annual winter festival set to light up Winnipeg’s Exchange District – Winnipeg

A new annual winter festival is set to light up Winnipeg’s Exchange District thanks to federal funding, the Exchange District BIZ announced on Saturday. Under the tourism relief fund from Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrariesCan), the Exchange District BIZ received $428,625 to establish the Lights on the Exchange – Allumez …

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