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Knowledge Keepers Radio Show Aims to Lift Spirits During COVID-19 Pandemic

OTTAWA, ON., Friday, March 27, 2020 – Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak’s (LFMO) is calling for additional resources to ensure that a gendered lens is used in implementing the federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, has announced $305 million will be allocated to Indigenous-specific funding, with $215 for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202024 Views

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“There’s Something in the Water” is your new “something new” on Netflix – Dal News

March 30, 2020 When you’re done with Tiger King on Netflix, you might want to check out another documentary — this one that, for Nova Scotians, hits a lot closer to home. Netflix subscribers now can stream the acclaimed documentary There’s Something in the Water that moved audiences and critics at TIFF (Toronto International Film […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202031 Views

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FNHA: Providing Activities for Children during a time of Crisis

Mar 27, 2020 A message from Drs. Unjali Malhotra and Nel Wieman, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer; and Denise Lacerte, FNHA Senior Specialist, Healthy Children and Youth Wellness Physical distancing and school closures have made this a challenging time for parents and kids alike! We know that this is a difficult time for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202016 Views

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Survivor teaches students in Shoah documentary – Canadian Jewish News

On Wednesday, March 11, the Berney Theatre at the Asper Jewish Community Campus was packed for the premiere of Tikkun Olam: Isaac’s Legacy, Winnipeg filmmaker Yolanda Papini-Pollock’s third documentary dealing with mass murder and genocide. Papini-Pollock’s first such documentary – in partnership with Erol Meryl, premiered in 2016. Never Again: A Broken Promise profiles Holocaust […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202033 Views

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Artists putting talents online to counter ‘this time of fear’ – APTN News

March 19, 2020 Cree comedian Don Burnstick’s latest show started like any other. “Good evening, welcome to Don Burnstick live,” a mystery voice began. After a pause it added, “…on Facebook.” Burnstick is one of many artists using social media to help combat uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since cases of the virus were first […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202029 Views

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A live mini-opera, an Arkells music lesson, and eight other livestreams for self-isolation – Toronto Life

March 18, 2020 With concert halls, theatres and other cultural centres shutting down during the Covid-19 pandemic, some artists are bringing their talent straight to your couch. Here’s a list of livestreams from Toronto artists. A mini-opera, live in studio 1Measha Brueggergosman, the legendary Canadian opera, gospel and jazz singer, has teamed up with a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202077 Views

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City of Guelph – Susan Aglukark: An evening with Canada’s Arctic Rose

Award-winning musician featured as part of River Run Centre’s Miijidaa Life Stories series GUELPH, ON March 10, 2020 – Susan Aglukark provides a window into the culture of Canada’s Northern communities through her one-of-a-kind blend of traditional Inuit folk music with country and pop. The award-winning artist discusses her life and career as part of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202053 Views

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A Welcome Storm of Indigenous Films – TheTyee.ca

Marie Clements’ epic ‘Red Snow’ is part of a storytelling surge, and the world is taking note. Indigenous cinema is riding a wave at the moment. Director Marie Clements’ film Red Snow the story of a Gwich’in soldier from the Canadian Arctic is only one example of this renaissance. The film opens in theatres on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202054 Views

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Membertou – Winnipeg – Whitehorse Host 2020 APTN Indigenous Day Live Celebrations Across Canada

March 3, 2020, Winnipeg, Man. – National Indigenous Peoples Day is fast approaching, and that can mean only one thing: APTN Indigenous Day Live (IDL) is almost here! On Saturday, June 20, APTN will host the 14th edition of IDL for the very first time in a First Nation community: Membertou First Nation in Nova […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202056 Views

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Mark Bourrie Wins the 2020 RBC Taylor Prize for Bush Runner

The Winner of the 2020, and final, RBC Taylor Prize for excellence in literary non-fiction is Mark Bourrie, (Ottawa, ON) for his book Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson, published by Biblioasis. The $25,000 award was announced today by Prize founder and Chair Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year’s finalists at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202026 Views

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Milkweeds for the butterflies – Help fund the Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival – Castanet.net

Feb 28, 2020 By purchasing milkweed seeds, you can support the declining monarch butterfly population while also helping the Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival bring back much anticipated talent. The second annual Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival returns to West Kelowna July 3-5, with live performances, dancing, music, comedy, artistic workshops, Indigenous foods […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202087 Views

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Jessica Matten | Talking Tribal, APTN’s new Indigenous crime drama – The GATE

Tribal is APTN’s fiery new crime drama, and it’s one of the most interesting shows on TV this season. Created by Ron E. Scott (Blackstone), Tribal stars Jessica Matten as Interim Chief Sam Woodburn, and features an almost completely Indigenous cast. Matten is fierce and completely down-to-Earth as Sam, a tribal police officer forced to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202057 Views

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nîpawistamâsowin documentary film a ‘must see’ by all Canadians – Anishinabek News

February 21, 2020 EDMONTON — Indigenous filmmaker Tasha Hubbard is looking forward to the screening of her documentary film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up on CBC Docs POV and CBC Gem Feb. 23 at 9 p.m. ET. “Sometimes with films, not everyone is able to get to the theatre and it is a bit of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202072 Views

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Cara Gee on the Indigenous pride and digital dog in ‘The Call of the Wild’ – The Outlook

February 19, 2020 TORONTO — Canadian actress Cara Gee was living in Los Angeles for only about a month in 2018 when she landed the “dreamiest” project. It was the Disney film “The Call of the Wild,” starring Harrison Ford as a grieving outdoorsman who bonds with a burly dog in the Canadian Yukon during […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202063 Views

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Alexandra Stréliski, Ali Gatie, City and Colour, iskwē, Meghan Patrick and The Dead South announced as performers for The 2020 JUNO Awards Broadcast, live on CBC

Canadian icon Anne Murray to induct Jann Arden into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame Tickets to the 49th annual JUNO Awards on March 15 are available online at ticketmaster.ca TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today confirmed the final phase of artists set to perform at The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202053 Views

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2020 Indspire Awards announce show hosts and talent performances

February 13, 2020 – Ohsweken, ON – Today, Indspire announced the 2020 Indspire Awards hosts and talent performances.  Celebrating its 27th year, the 2020 Indspire Awards will continue to bestow the highest honour on Indigenous people who have made significant contributions to Indigenous education, art, culture, business, health, law, sports and public service in Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202044 Views

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Calgary-filmed series Tribal mixes Indigenous storytelling with police procedural – SaltWire Network

Partway through the first season of the new Calgary-shot police series, Tribal, an investigation leads the show’s two mismatched protagonists into the tragic world of missing Indigenous people. It was perhaps an inevitable topic for the series to tackle. Tribal, which debuts on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network on Feb. 20, mixes a police procedural […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2020181 Views

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Big day at the library: the Indigenous Author Celebration – High River Times

The Cochrane Public Library has always been a large part of the schedule of events that give the town its character, and what is likely the largest event for the library this winter is coming up on February 22. The library is hosting their Indigenous Author Celebration celebration for the first time. “Hosting an event […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202079 Views

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Ensemble Made in Canada – Mosaique Project LIVE

Credit: Ensemble Made In Canada In a massive musical initiative, Ensemble Made In Canada has taken their acclaimed Mosaïque Project to almost every corner of the country – from Iqaluit, Nunavut to British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast to Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, and beyond. The two-year cross-country tour culminates with a livestreamed concert and album launch in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2020207 Views

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UNB graduate students conducting research on climate change

Feb 4, 2020 Two graduate students from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton were eager to spend a portion of last summer wearing winter jackets. Both students spent their summer in the Arctic, where they conducted research on climate change and oceanography. PhD candidate Joshua Evans travelled through the North […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202077 Views

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Iqaluit shelter director launches campaign for Trevor Noah to visit – Nunatsiaq News

4 February 2020 Online effort spurred by comedian’s quip about the North Trevor Noah, a South African comedian and the host of the satirical American news program The Daily Show, has a message for the people of the Arctic. “With global warming exposing your lands and vast natural resources, many people are calling you the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202063 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: City Celebrates Winter with SnowDay on the Waterfront

January 28, 2020 The City of Thunder Bay is inviting everyone to spend some time outside experiencing the best of winter at SnowDay on the Waterfront, set for Family Day, Monday, Feb. 17, from 12 pm – 5 pm, at Prince Arthur’s Landing – Marina Park. SnowDay on the Waterfront is presented by Ontario Power […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202049 Views

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Curtain ready to rise on Shakespeare’s MacBeth in Treaty 6 – APTN News

January 27, 2020 A Cree retelling of Shakespeare’s classic MacBeth is now on the road in Alberta. The all Indigenous cast will be performing in four reserves. There will be six shows in Treat six territory. APTN News checked in on the final rehearsal. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/01/27/curtain-ready-to-rise-on-shakespeares-macbeth-in-treaty-6/

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202074 Views

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Rideau Hall’s Winter Celebration Hosts Free Family Fun!

January 24, 2020 OTTAWA—Ski, snowshoe or sled your way over to the grounds of Rideau Hall for this year’s Winter Celebration taking place on February 1, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. This event is a chance to discover winter traditions from around the world, with over 25 free activities, performances, pop-up museums and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202048 Views

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Registration now Open for the Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 3-4, 2020

Registration now Open for the Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 3-4, 2020 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn in Whitehorse, Yukon.  The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2020202 Views

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Play about dealing with grief opens soon in Toronto – APTN News

January 22, 2020 A new play dealing with the sensitive subject of grief will open in Toronto at the end of the month. Those involved with the production of This Is How We Got Here are hoping the audience members who have lost loved ones fell less alone. The play is taking place at the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202088 Views

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Indigenous legend on stage – Castanet.net

Theatre company brings indigenous legend to life for Kelowna Jan 20, 2020 Vancouver theatre company Axis is bringing indigenous legend to life for Kelowna audiences this February. The award-winning organization will be performing Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish at Kelowna’s Mary Irwin Theatre at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Indigenous storytellers spin a tale […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202055 Views

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New hands-on course has SFU students organizing second annual Skoden Indigenous Film Festival

January 13, 2020 While many courses teach students about film festivals, a new SFU course on this topic is the first in Canada to have students apply their classroom lessons in real time. As they learn about all aspects of organizing, curating and promoting film festivals, they’ll be applying this new knowledge to organize the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202088 Views

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The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open wins $100K Toronto critics prize – CBC

Follows earlier wins from Vancouver Film Critics Circle, kudos from U.S. critics and TIFF Jan 10, 2020 The acclaimed Canadian drama film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open has won another major honour. The Toronto Film Critics Association has given the Indigenous story, which was written and directed by Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Maija […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2020167 Views

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Why Griffin Poetry Prize-winning poet Billy-Ray Belcourt writes with passion and an urgent call to action – CBC

‘I’m trying to see how much I can get away with, in terms of having my radical politics in my work.​’ Jan 09, 2020 Billy-Ray Belcourt is a writer and academic from the Driftpile Cree Nation. His debut collection of poetry, This Wound is a World, issued a call to turn to love and sex […]

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RBC Taylor Prize Jury Names 2020’s Five Best Books in Literary Non-Fiction

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2020  – At a media conference held in the historic King Edward Hotel, Margaret Atwood, on behalf of the 2020 RBC Taylor Prize jury, announced the five finalists for the 20th anniversary, and final, RBC Taylor Prize. The three jurors had previously announced a longlist of twelve titles arising from their evaluations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2020124 Views

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Looking forward to more from Tommy Orange – E-Know.ca

January 5, 2020 Tommy Orange is a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma. The story he tells, of belonging and not belonging on land traditionally inhabited by his people, is one that will sound familiar to Canadian First Nations people. ‘There There’ is clearly an overtly political book without being polemical. Therein […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202062 Views

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Kaattuq (She is hungry) – part three – Nunatsiaq News

19 December 2019 How a woman named Summer found truth in a wintry place We are pleased to offer our readers some light holiday reading in the form of a short story by former Iqaluit resident and Nunatsiaq News staff member Lisa Gregoire. Please note that this is a work of fiction. Happy reading! See […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2019132 Views

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Viva Lloydminster! Gold Horse Casino celebrates first anniversary

December 18, 2019 – Lloydminster, SK – SIGA and Gold Horse Casino (GHC) are pleased to release the official details of Gold Horse Casino’s first anniversary celebration this week in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan! We’re thrilled to celebrate Gold Horse Casino’s first anniversary with the community of Lloydminster! We are grateful to our patrons, employees, and members […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019153 Views

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How an indie film about two Indigenous women in East Vancouver found success in the U.S. – Vancouver Is Awesome

‘The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open’ screens at Vancity Dec. 26 I’m inclined to title this column “The unlikely success of The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open,” but I keep tripping over the word “unlikely.” It assigns a value judgment about Vancouver independent film that I’m uncomfortable to concede (i.e. that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019202 Views

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MNO: Keynote address by award-winning Métis author

Best-selling Métis author and Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Cherie Dimaline was a featured speaker at this year’s MNO Fall Cultural Gathering at Lake Rosseau in Muskoka. Widely recognized and acclaimed for her young adult novel The Marrow Thieves, Dimaline, is a descendant of the historic Georgian Bay Métis Community growing up along the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201964 Views

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The Sweetest Event of the Year Returns to Sugar Beach

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2019  – Today on National Maple Syrup Day, Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath is pleased to announce its return to Toronto’s waterfront, March 14 and 15, 2020. On the first weekend of March Break, Sugar Shack TO will sweeten up the city’s winter blues with two sugar shacks serving up fresh maple […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019141 Views

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City of Thunder Bay Announces Winter FunDays Activities

December 16, 2019 The City of Thunder Bay is excited to announce the activity line-up for Winter FunDays presented by 99.9 The Bay and Country 105. Winter FunDays start Sunday, December 22, at Prince Arthur’s Landing and run every Sunday until March 8, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm unless specified otherwise. Winter FunDays activities include: […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201987 Views

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Governor General to Present the 2019 Literary Awards

December 10, 2019 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2019 Governor General’s Literary Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 6 p.m. Her Excellency will honour the laureates in the English and French categories of young people’s literature (text and illustrated […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019109 Views

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BeaverTails Ottawa Incorporated Becomes Title Sponsor of the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2019  – In celebration of their 40th Anniversary of BeaverTails® pastry operations in the National Capital Region, BeaverTails Ottawa Incorporated has signed on as the title sponsor of the 4th annual Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival, taking place on the historic Rideau Canal Skateway at Dow’s Lake, February 7 – 8, 2020. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019119 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize 2020 Longlist Revealed

December 4, 2019 The trustees of the Charles Taylor Foundation are pleased to announce that jurors Margaret Atwood, Coral Ann Howells and Peter Theroux have named twelve titles to the 2020 RBC Taylor Prize longlist. The jury noted that “Distilling these diverse riches, embracing the social, personal, political and historical, into a mere list of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019124 Views

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First Indigenous Fringe Festival taking shape – Globalnews.ca

Canada’s newest Fringe Festival will be hosted by Gzowski College in Peterborough in 2020 . We speak with Joeann Argue, Assistant Professor in Indigenous Performance, Trent University and Lee Bolton, Theatre Coordinator, Nozhem First Peoples Performance Space, who are now part of the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival Collective. NIFF is a unique part of an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2019200 Views

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SFU: Holiday classic Bah Humbug! delivers final season

November 28, 2019 Bah Humbug! has brought Charles Dickens’ holiday classic A Christmas Carol into modern-day East Vancouver since 2010. The annual production returns to SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts for its 10th and final year, with evening and matinee performances from December 5-21. This year, Bah Humbug! is directed by Michael Boucher, director of SFU […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019117 Views

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Inspirational Indigenous Individuals: A new series on Global! – Globalnews.ca

Producer Melanie Zettler and digital journalist Ben Jonah talked about their new series on Global highlighting indigenous stories, people and culture. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/6228907/inspirational-indigenous-individuals-a-new-series-on-global

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2019122 Views

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After the MMIWG report ‘Tapwewin: Her Inquiry’ tries to fill in 500 years of blanks – Toronto Star

Nov. 12, 2019 It’s been six months since the publication of the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, but Indigenous women Maria Campbell, Yvette Nolan, Marilyn Poitras and Cheryl Troupe still have questions. “The inquiry as it was constructed was not looking far enough back,” says Nolan, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 2019134 Views

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Who wore it best? Cree cousins dress as The Amazing Race Canada winners for Halloween – CBC

Alberta girls’ grandmother made them ribbon skirts to match those of Anthony Johnson and James Makokis Oct 30, 2019 The latest season of The Amazing Race Canada made such an impact on two Cree cousins that the girls will be trick-or-treating this Halloween as Anthony Johnson and James Makokis, the two-spirit couple who won the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2019181 Views

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The Fringe Calendar: Where to Have Pre and Post Halloween Fun – The Link

Hot Pick of the Week: Saturday Night Dance Party at The Ritz October 29, 2019 Welcome to The Link’s second Fringe Cal published this year. Still here? Cool. Here’s what’s good around the city between Oct. 30 and Nov. 5. Wednesday, Oct. 30 In 2018, Cherie Dimaline’s young adult novel The Marrow Thieves was the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2019101 Views

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Moon of the Crusted Snow Voted as the 2019 Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™ Winner

TORONTO, ON (October 24, 2019) – After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Waubgeshig Rice’s Moon of the Crusted Snow (ECW Press) as this year’s Evergreen Award winner. Moon of the Crusted Snow is a tense and powerful tale of one […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2019111 Views

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Indigenous films in focus as Forest City Film Festival wraps – CTV News

October 27, 2019 The Forest City Film Festival has wrapped up after 65 films over five days at four venues. This year six different Indigenous films took centre stage Forest City Film Festival Executive Director Dorothy Downs says, “It was completely spontaneous, we look at all the films that we had gathered…We’ve got six films […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2019113 Views

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The NFB at RIDM 2019. Feature documentaries by Simon Beaulieu, Will Prosper, Alanis Obomsawin, Yung Chang and Tasha Hubbard, including two world premieres and three films in competition.

From: National Film Board October 23, 2019 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is back at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) with eight productions and co-productions, including six feature-length docs. These auteur works tackle complex current events and run the gamut of emotions and characters—from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2019136 Views

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