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CanLit’s $100,000 controversy: Canadian writers and publishers react

What price do you put on culture?

That’s the question Canadian writers and publishing professionals have been asking in the wake of comments by Brad Martin, the head of Penguin Random House Canada. 2,645 more words

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Brad Martin - Interim President of University of Memphis

Brad Martin of University of Memphis drops by for a visit with We Believe in Memphis.

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#OlympicBuzz : In the moment

What’s new with our Olympians? Delve into their fascinating everyday lives through social media. Here’s a recap of 10 favourite posts this week via our Canadian Olympic athletes on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. 533 more words

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#OlympicBuzz : In good company

What’s new with our Olympians? Delve into their fascinating everyday lives through social media. Here’s a recap of 10 favourite posts this week via our Canadian Olympic athletes on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. 509 more words

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Bluesfest eyes new ticketing system

Don’t look now but organizers to the 2014 RBC Bluesfest might be about to finally take the full plunge into high-tech ticketing.

First, the festival has signed up with Austin, Texas-based Front Gate Tickets, one of North America’s biggest event ticket firms, which handles online ticket purchases for the massive Coachella music festival. 779 more words

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Watch: Canada's halfpipe team refuses to bash American Shaun White

Canada’s halfpipe team didn’t rise to the bait when asked about U.S. snowboarder Shaun White’s decision to withdraw from the slopestyle competition to focus on halfpipe. 157 more words

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Canada's athletes in Sochi: Meet snowboarder Brad Martin

Sport: Snowboarding

Age: 27

Hometown: Ancaster, Ont.

Accomplishments:

  • 2007 World Halfpipe Bronze Medallist.
  • Five-time World Cup circuit medallist.

Interesting Fact: Was extremely young – only 16 months old – when he was first on skis. 42 more words

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