The Juno Awards will take place in Toronto with host Simu Liu

TORONTO – The Juno Awards return to the stage tonight with the help of a Marvel superhero. Canadian actor and “Shang-Chi” star Simu Liu will host this year’s celebration of local music in Toronto with performances from Arcade Fire, Avril Lavigne and six-time nominee Charlotte Cardin. This is the first in-person Junos show since the … Read more

Election 2022: First home buyers can use superannuation under Morrison pledge

The Prime Minister unveiled a brand new policy to help first-time buyers unlock up to $50,000 off their super, in a last ditch bid to keep the best job in the country. Scott Morrison will allow first time buyers to unlock their super to buy a home in a last ditch effort to win the … Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs lose to Tampa Bay Lightning in first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs – again

In what has become almost a springtime ritual in Canada, the Toronto Maple Leafs were once again unceremoniously expelled from the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs in the first round. The talent-laden Leafs received another attendance ribbon after losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, in Game 7 on Saturday night (May 14) in Toronto, two … Read more

High Demand for Women’s Self-Defense Classes in the Okanagan – Okanagan

A Kelowna self-defense instructor says there are two reasons why women take his classes. Either they are proactive, in case something happens, or something has already happened, and they want to make sure they will never be overpowered again. Either way, the demand for this type of training is high in the Okanagan these days. … Read more

Grizzly bear charges cyclist in Kananaskis Country and causes closure – Calgary

Alberta Parks has issued a public warning after saying a cyclist was charged by a grizzly bear in the Kananaskis Country. On May 12, Alberta Parks issued an advisory, noting that the incident resulted in the closure of Highway 40 south of the Winter Gate. The cyclist was not injured. 3:53 Bears are waking up … Read more

Georgia Live Guide to DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2022

movie reviews DOXA Fest: Dear Jackie busts a Canadian myth about racial benevolence May 14 Filmmaker Henri Pardo pierces a perception that Montreal is somehow better than other cities because of the way it hosted baseball star Jackie Robinson in 1946. movie reviews DOXA Fest: Dear Audrey delivers a love story for the ages May … Read more

Vancouver Foodie Tours relaunches after a two-year hiatus

The pandemic hasn’t just impacted restaurants. It’s also been brutal for businesses that offer food tours in the Lower Mainland. One such example is Vancouver Foodie Tours, which was founded by Michelle Ng in 2010. In 2017, he made a Forbes magazine’s list of the nine best food tours in the world. But for two … Read more

DOXA Fest: Dear Jackie demolishes a Canadian myth about racial benevolence

Directed and written by Henri Pardo Baseball great Jackie Robinson helped create a legend about Canada that has been embraced by white liberals to this day. It goes like this. Robinson experienced horrific racism in spring training in Florida in 1946 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. But later that year, he was warmly welcomed in Montreal, … Read more

This is how Canada’s inflation rate could be reduced

Year-on-year, CPI inflation was 6.7% in March. In other words, average prices for consumer goods and services in March were 6.7% higher than in March 2021 – a rate well above the 2% target and the highest since the start of 1991. Under pressure from economists and financiers, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem seems … Read more

Amtrak train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC postponed

Amtrak will postpone the restoration of its Cascades passenger train service between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, until December due to staffing shortages. The service gap occurred despite the Biden administration’s high-profile US$66 billion allocated in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to catch up on maintenance and expand the nation’s rail service. Amtrak to … Read more