The eloquent broadcaster and writer Jian Ghomeshi posted a beautifully heartfelt tribute on his public Facebook page this month to his father, Farhang Frank Ghomeshi, who had died a few days earlier. 909 more words
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Looking for something to listen to while you cook? Or while you transport yourself to wherever you are celebrating? (This is me assuming you are celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving today, and if you are, happy times to you!) Well you can listen to Q on Sports, which is a season-long series featuring “the brightest minds, most charismatic characters and influential figures in the world of sports”. 75 more words
Scotiabank Giller Prize doubles size of purse to $140K while revealing longlist: 'Canadian storytellers deserve this recognition'
The Scotiabank Giller Prize has just become the richest literary fiction prize in the country.
In an announcement made Tuesday at McGill University, prize founder Jack Rabinovitch unveiled both the longlist for the award as well as the new prize purse of $140,000, with $100,000 going to the prize winner and $10,000 to the finalists. 474 more words