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Province set for public consultation on ticket scalping ahead of Garth Brooks' return to Calgary

The last time Garth Brooks came to Calgary, it took 58 seconds to sell out 15,322 seats in the Saddledome, with thousands of fans left with no choice but to pay a massive markup for tickets. 705 more words

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Still Waters / Breaking Trail: Canadian Music's Rocky & Radiant Heart

or: What Canadian Rock Taught Me

“Don’t always look back. But look back.”

– Canadian workingman, visionary, agendaless poet Ken Babstock who joined this cocktail of Canadian poetic influences for me in 2007 during Nick Mount’s legendary class “Literature for our Time” at U of Toronto. 2,143 more words

Tragically Hip documentary: 'Long Time Running' trailer makes debut for Canada Day

Last summer, The Tragically Hip made history with an emotional Canadian tour, and now a documentary about the concerts and the lead-up to the shows is set to be released. 234 more words


The Friday Five - June 30, 2017

Tomorrow is Canada Day, so I thought it might be nice to highlight some of my favorite Canadian songs for this week’s Friday Five.  These are songs that are about Canada, or places in Canada, or being Canadian, or just have that distinctive Canadian vibe that I love so much. 26 more words

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A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 180: Tragically Hippin' Canadiana

They are the quintessential Canadian band, unapologetic in their Canuck references and consistently constant in seeking out the Great White North source for material: The Tragically Hip… 700 more words

StubHub Celebrates Canada Day by Releasing Top Selling Canadian Acts of the Past Decade

With Canada’s 150th birthday quickly approaching, there are a lot of reasons to celebrate. StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, is celebrating by taking a look at the top-10 selling Canadian music acts on its platform over the last decade. 101 more words


Gord Downie's Poetry, Educational Gold.

It belongs in the English curriculum of every senior high school in Canada.

Leonard Cohen’s work appeared in my high school 9th grade English class. I was already studying his work and using his influence in the creative aspects of my attempts to write at that young age. 272 more words

Notes From The Frogpond