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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

George Michael died of natural causes: coroner’s report

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The 53-year-old British pop star died on Christmas Day, but his funeral has been delayed due to post-mortem examination

HMV Canada to close all its stores by Apr. 30

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Music retailer opened in April 1987, bringing big-box music retailing to Canada with massive displays and a wide-selection of physical media

Wild Strawberries to release new album Vesper 50 in early 2017

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"We're... considering a run of vinyl," says Roberta Carter Harrison

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s new conductor is 24-year-old prodigy Alexander Prior

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Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s new 24-year-old conductor was born the same year when Windows 3.1 launched and NAFTA was signed. British-born…

Catching up with Roberta Harrison of the Wild Strawberries

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New album 'Vesper 50' to be released in 2017, along with an EDM collaboration with DJ Matt Darey

Essential Wild Strawberries: The Top 10 Best Tracks

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We rank the Canadian pop-rock duo's greatest songs, from deep album cuts to their biggest singles

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 Ancestry.ca

The top 10 sexiest music videos of all time

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Videos featuring gratuitous slo-mo shots, couples on the beach and kinky hotel sex all make the list

Jully Black is back

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The singer, songwriter and 'eTalk' diva does it all without breaking a sweat

Celebrity crossfire

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A “Celebrity Empath” (Giselle Melanson) and a “Star Sniper” (Iain Gillis) square off on some of today’most controversial public figures.…

Leigh Nash flies solo

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The former Sixpence None the Richer singer reflects on the making of her pop debut, 'Blue on Blue'
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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'
Books & Publishing

Meet Jann Arden, best-selling author

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

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
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
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
Music

Canadian hitmakers Wild Strawberries get deep

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

Mae Moore’s real life

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