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‘Air Farce’ looks to the past and present for Canada Day 150 laughs

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Original cast member Don Ferguson looks back on the troupe's 44-year history: 'We didn't have a mission or a plan or a theory. We wanted to make ourselves laugh and find a way to share what we found funny with other people.'

Chris Brown named new CBC Moscow correspondent

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Veteran Vancouver-based CBC reporter Chris Brown is being named the public broadcaster’s correspondent in their new Moscow Bureau. Brown will…

This week in Canadian pop culture history: Queen Elizabeth II’s birth, Sun News Network launch

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April 17 Lester B. PearsonNational Film Board of Canada / Library and Archives Canada 1967Prime Minister Lester Pearson announced the…

Alysha Brilla is out to change the world, one song at a time

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Waterloo, Ontario-based musician releasing new album in the fall, touring internationally

Can VR reignite journalism in the digital age?

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Toronto journalist Saleem Khan shares how immersive experiences will open up new storytelling opportunities

What’s new on Netflix Canada in April

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Here are the movies and TV shows that are expected this month. Release dates are subject to change. April 1…

Ojibwe author Richard Wagamese dead at 61

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Family members confirmed that the acclaimed writer passed away on Friday in his home in Kamloops, B.C.

CBC renews Schitt’s Creek for fourth season

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Canadian comedy series draws average of 877,000 viewers a week during its third season

New on the Nintendo Switch: Mar. 3, 2017

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It’s Switch time! Nintendo’s new console launches on Friday with eight games. Here’s what’s available, along with their prices in…

New on Netflix Canada and Cravetv in March 2017

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Leading March's streaming highlights is Netflix's Marvel series 'Iron Fist'

An animated chat with Ken Cuperus, creator of YTV’s The Stanley Dynamic

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The Winnipeg-born writer-producer shares the secrets behind his hit live-action/animated kid sitcom

Air Canada reveals retro black look for uniforms, planes

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The plane redesign was lead by Winnipeg-born Tyler Brûlé, and the staff uniforms were designed by Vancouver-born Christopher Bates
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Television

It’s not easy being Wendy Mesley

The CBC journalist talks about her TV newsmagazine 'Undercurrents', being a homebody and, yes, we went there, her bad hair days
Music

Canadian hitmakers Wild Strawberries get deep

'90s pop-rock radio duo thoughtfully evolve in their latest album, 'Vesper 50'
Books & Publishing

Meet Jann Arden, best-selling author

The prolific singer-songwriter talks music and chats up her latest collection of personal journals
Music

Mae Moore’s real life

The Canadian singer-songwriter reflects on her 'Collected Works 1989-1999'
Celebrity

Being Ben Mulroney

In a candid Q & A session, Mulroney talks about fame, family and the new season of 'Canadian Idol'
Journalism

One-on-one with Global National anchor Dawna Friesen

The Winnipeg-born journalist talks candidly about sexism, news bloopers, and the fine line between family and work
Television

Everybody Loves George Stroumboulopoulos

Now that his program is on the main CBC network, 'The Hour' and its host prepare for a new set of challenges
Industry

Meet two people who invisibly influence the future of CBC

CBC union presidents Kam Rao and Jonathan Spence are presenting opinions from the public broadcaster's workers to decision makers
Comedy

Inside the Mind of Rick Mercer

We speak to the comedian and Canadian icon, in the midst of the second season of his news satire show, 'Monday Report'
Comedy

Jessica Holmes makes a big return to CBC’s Air Farce

The comedienne dishes on impersonating Céline Dion & Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, opening for Seinfeld, Ellen and Oprah