Wednesday, July 17, 2019

↗ LISTEN UP! TO MARK HOWARD’S TALE ON 30 YEARS OF PRODUCING GREAT RECORDS

What do The Tragically Hip’s Day for Night, Bob Dylan’s Oh Mercy, The Neville Brother’s Yellow Moon and REM’s Automatic for the People have in common? Mark Howard.

HOW RISING SPOKEN-WORD STAR FEDANA TOUSSAINT TURNED PAIN INTO POETRY

After a series of abrupt life changes and illness, the Haitian-born Toronto poet and performer has published her first book at 21

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP GRANTS FULL PARDON TO FORMER CANADIAN MEDIA BARON CONRAD BLACK

Black's media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and The Daily Telegraph of London. He was convicted of fraud in 2007 and spent three and a half years in prison.

↗ DIONNE BRAND, MIRIAM TOEWS AND CLAUDIA DEY AMONG FINALISTS FOR $20,000 TRILLIUM BOOK...

In total, sixteen Ontario writers are finalists for the 2019 Trillium Book Award’s four categories — for poetry and prose in English and prose and children’s books in French.

FILM AND TV SECTOR SEEKS TO REWRITE VANCOUVER’S SERVICE-TOWN ROLE

The Pacific Screenwriting Program last month graduated its first Vancouver-based class of film and television writers amid what one producer calls a ‘mini-boom’ for writers’ rooms

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR CJF JACKMAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM

Finalists are recognized in two categories: large and small media.

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS: COMPLETE WINNERS LIST

Drake set a record with the most wins ever, taking home 12 for a career total of 27. Cardi B took home six, while Maroon 5 scored four, and Ella Mai, Ozuna, Luke Combs and Lauren Daigle nabbed three.

CANADIAN MUSICIAN MAGAZINE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

Founded in 1979, Canadian Musician continues to serve its readers with entertaining, informative, and insightful content designed to help propel their careers forward.

TEVA HARRISON, AWARD-WINNING TORONTO CARTOONIST, DEAD AT 42

Teva Harrison, the award-winning cartoonist known for her poignant comics about living with an incurable illness, died on April 27, 2019 in Toronto at the age of 42.

TRAILBLAZING VANCOUVER-BORN AUTHOR WAYSON CHOY DIES

A Canadian literary giant has died eight days after his 80th birthday.

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