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"Legacy, Purpose & The Act of Listening" - In Conversation with Tetsuro Shigematsu, playwright and performer of EMPIRE OF THE SON

by Bailey Green

Growing up, Tetsuro Shigematsu and his father Akira Shigematsu did not communicate beyond requests to pass condiments at the dinner table. In the early 90’s in Montreal, Tetsuro approached their distant relationship in a piece called… 1,183 more words

What will you do with your 30,000 days?

Three separate yet connected events inspired this post.

  1. An interview on CBC radio, The Current, where several authors including, Neil Parischa, shared the books that changed their lives.
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Essential Journey

Reading Again

It’s hard to be a reader AND a knitter. You can’t do them at the same time. And once you really get into a knitting project – or a book – you just can’t put it down. 508 more words


Letter to CBC Ombudsman: Fake News Reported Yesterday

Fake News Reported Yesterday

I was driving through Manitoba yesterday and listened to the news on CBC Radio. The article in question was about the White House expelling Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions. 92 more words

Fake news live: Calgary comedians Peter Oldring and Pat Kelly take This is That on the road, write travel guide

It was in late August when the powers-that-be at CBC decided a little more clarity was needed for its radio comedy series This is That. 1,140 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Maxime Bernier vows to slash CBC funding, stop it from ‘unfairly’ competing with private media

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier is promising to overhaul CBC/Radio-Canada – an institution he says “seems frozen in time” — by cutting hundreds of millions in funding, streamlining its mandate and getting it out of the advertising market. 651 more words