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CBC Creator Network

How to be a master cosplayer

BeCos I Can is a CBC Creator Network series exploring what drives cosplayers to create.

Canadian landscape inspires a journey into the meaning of happiness with new short film The ___ Place

Winnipeg filmmaker Tyler Funk and dancer Emily Solstice Tait joined together with Halifax poet Michelle Elrick and musician Michael Belyea to create The ___ Place, a short film that explores the idea of creating joy during the pandemic.

Got the pandemic blahs? Here's how 28 Canadians found their bliss

Artists from Manitoba and across the East Coast create their happy places in dance, poetry, film, audio essays, illustrations, and photos in this national CBC Creator Network collaboration.

Don't expect Kym Nacita to swoon if you call her beautiful

It's National Poetry Month in Canada. Watch Halifax poet Kym Nacita perform her work If You’re Looking for a Girl to Swoon.

Your peace of mind is this Halifax couple's business

Autumn Grant and Jonathan Dododza own Flo Meditation + Wellness in Halifax. Their story is part of our Owning It series.

This Halifax clothing company is wearing its values on its sleeve

In our new series Owning It, we check in with entrepreneurs across Nova Scotia. Anna Gilkerson and Zac Barkhouse own Ana + Zac in Halifax.

This Halifax fragrance company hopes to inspire other girls and women of colour

In our new series Owning It, we check in with entrepreneurs across Nova Scotia. Ariel Gough and Edwina Govindsamy own Bailly Fragrance in Halifax.

Love, your friend: Reflections on a year together and apart

To be, or not be— in your bubble. The pandemic is making us really think about our friendships.
Happy Place

The pandemic changed his plan to move to Cape Breton, but a sign led him down a new path

Daniel Atkins's adventure started with making one sign with a message for his 97-year-old-mom: We love you.

3 East Coast athletes visit places that provide meaning

You might not know these names now, but you’ll likely be hearing more of them in the future.