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Thunder Bay podcast about deaths of Indigenous youth to be adapted for TV

A true-crime podcast probing the deaths and disappearances of Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay, Ont., is set to be adapted for the small screen.

Online ads spoil Christmas surprises, raising privacy concerns

Social media users say they're being burned by online advertisements spoiling "surprise" gifts by popping up in front of the intended recipient. That's because of data collected through online tracking by companies like Google and Facebook.

Grammy-nominated violinist James Ehnes credits Manitoba hometown for musical rise

Growing up in Brandon, Man., James Ehnes would pretend he was a hot-shot violinist touring in concert halls around the world and racking up awards. If anything, his fantasy was an underestimate.

'A book for us': B.C.-raised memoirist subverts Indigenous stereotypes

Terese Marie Mailhot's debut memoir about her impoverished upbringing on the Seabird Island First Nation in the Fraser Valley has been nominated for the nonfiction prize at the Governor General's Literary Awards.

Vancouver punk pioneer Randy Rampage remembered as hard rocker with 'heart of gold'

"Randy was a founding member of the original punk scene in Vancouver. He lived for the moment, and he gave everything for the moment," said Susanne Tabata, his partner of more than a decade.

#BuyCanadian: Pocketbook patriotism takes off amid U.S. trade tensions

Geography professor Bonnie Hallman said she scrapped her dream of an Alaskan getaway in favour of a trip to P.E.I. shortly after President Donald Trump took aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for pushing back against American tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins $65K Griffin Poetry Prize

Billy-Ray Belcourt sobbed as he accepted the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize on Thursday night, sharing his hopes that his writing can help bring about a world that Indigenous people would want to live in.

Trudeau accepts award for LGBT advocacy, says more work to be done

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has made great strides in achieving equality for LGBTQ people but there's still work to be done.

Campuses offer free menstrual products in the name of educational equality

Advocates at Canadian universities and colleges are trying to make period-related panic a thing of the past by offering free tampons and pads on campus, contending that access to menstrual products is not only a hygienic necessity, but an issue of educational equality.

From basement to auction: Owner says Thomson painting 'doesn't look like much'

Many of Tom Thomson's paintings hang in the hallowed halls of Canada's finest galleries, but until recently, one of his sketches was collecting dust among a pile of artworks in an Edmonton grandmother's basement.

Viola Desmond banknote shines spotlight on Halifax's historic north end

The new Canadian banknote honouring Viola Desmond had a satisfying surprise for many African-Nova Scotians: an unexpected shout-out to Halifax's historic north end, home to one of Canada's oldest black communities.

Accused sailor says he wasn't comfortable telling police about homosexual acts

A military judge is expected to render a decision Monday in the court martial of a Halifax sailor accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate.

Former Halifax child prodigy grows up to design self-folding origami robots

A Halifax-born former child prodigy has proven he can do just about anything with a piece of paper.

Hedley performs in Halifax amid sexual misconduct claims

Concertgoers say they are standing by Hedley as the besieged pop-rockers continue to perform across the country in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations they have steadfastly denied.

On-ice chemistry between Virtue and Moir inspires romantic fan fiction

Five-time Olympic medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have insisted that their partnership has been purely athletic, but that hasn't stopped fan-fiction enthusiasts from writing their own versions of the duo's gold-medal love story.