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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…

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

CBC’s Diana Swain launches new media analysis TV series ‘The Investigators’

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New CBC News Network TV series out to tell the stories behind major investigative journalism reports

Ron MacLean back as ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ host, George Stroumboulopoulos to leave show

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Ron MacLean is officially back as host of Rogers’ Hockey Night in Canada broadcast. Outgoing host George Stroumboulopoulos will not be returning…

Nintendo of Canada switches PR account to Craft Public Relations

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Following a competitive review, Nintendo of Canada has changed its PR representation to Toronto-based Craft Public Relations

Tanner Zipchen brings a bit of the Prairies to Hollywood

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The Saskatoon radio DJ gets a gig on the big screen thanks to a clever YouTube video and a talent for talk

Ellen DeGeneres and Madonna are cousins and Canadian: ancestry website

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The queen of pop & 'American Idol' judge Ellen DeGeneres, are 11th cousins according to genealogy researchers at

Kevin Newman, the quiet king of Canadian news anchors

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The 'Global National' anchor takes his program to number one in the national newscast race in just five years

Mike Holmes makes it right

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Canada's TV contractor is out to expose shoddy workmanship and save the nation, one renovation at a time

Inside the world of Perez Hilton, star blogger

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In two short years, Perez has become a top online celebrity gossip source and one of Hollywood’s most wanted

The six-stage celebrity life cycle

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Stage 1: It’s all about the exposure Following your big break, people begin to stand up and take notice that…
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Mae Moore’s real life

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

Being Ben Mulroney

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

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

Inside the mind of Canadian radio’s most important executive

A one-on-one conversation with Susan Marjetti, CBC's executive director of Radio and Audio

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

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

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

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

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'