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'Do not be dissuaded' Marie Henein tells female U of S law students

Marie Henein, who successfully defended former host of CBC Radio’s Q Jian Ghomeshi against sexual assault charges, had a message for the female law students attending her lecture at the University of Saskatchewan on Tuesday: do not be dissuaded. 481 more words

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Shad refocuses on music career after ouster from CBC's 'Q'

Shad isn’t dwelling on what could have been at CBC Radio. After his sudden ouster from hosting duties at Q just over two weeks ago, the rapper-turned-interviewer is charting a return to his musical roots — not that he ever really left them behind. 844 more words


Chapin: Forget getting a new host. CBC cannot salvage 'q'

This week, the CBC announced a new host for its arts and culture show “q,” in an attempt to keep the flailing program alive. Tom Power, who already has multiple shows on CBC Radio 2, will be the second person in less than 16 months tasked with an impossible mission: to make Canadians forget that the show was hosted by Jian Ghomeshi. 676 more words


'They tend to take their lessons slowly, only when there’s no other option': Blame CBC, not Shad, for Q shakeup

There have been bigger shoes to fill, but I don’t know that anyone has stepped into a more awkward pair than Shadrach Kabango. Coming in as Jian Ghomeshi’s permanent replacement on Q — or q, as it was rebranded, in a move that seemed to unconsciously suggest diminished expectations — couldn’t even be called the stuff of a novel: a story that messy risks losing the plot entirely. 867 more words


Shad is leaving CBC's q and will host his final episode on Tuesday, to be replaced by Tom Power

Shad is officially being replaced as host of CBC’s q. The network confirms that Tom Power will be stepping in as the new host, making this the third host in three years for the popular radio show. 386 more words


Tom Power Named New Host of 'q'

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CBC Radio One today announced that Tom Power, current host of Radio 2 Morning on CBC Radio 2, has been named the new host of q.  444 more words


Social media scrutiny of Ghomeshi trial could lead to legal reforms: researcher

A researcher studying public reaction to the Jian Ghomeshi case says social media scrutiny of the trial could lead to “crowd-sourced reforms” for how the legal system handles sexual assault claims. 301 more words