Tashauna Reid

Reporter, CBC News

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Yes, we're getting more extreme rainfall, and it's due to climate change, study confirms

We’ve seen more extreme rainfall and flooding across North America, and we know climate change is making the air warmer and wetter. But is there really evidence that the two are linked? Yes, there is, a new study from Environment and Climate Change Canada finds.

Canadians with disabilities left with few alternatives amid COVID-19 shutdowns

People with disabilities and those who care for them face special challenges during the COVID-19 crisis as services they rely on shut down and respite care becomes harder to access.

Why it might be time the Oscars rethink the best international film category — again

The disqualification of Nigerian film Lionheart from the best international film feature category at the Oscars is raising questions about whether films made in English in countries outside the U.S. should be allowed to compete.

From YouTube to mainstream TV: Lilly Singh and Issa Rae's unconventional paths to success

Lilly Singh, Issa Rae both got their start on YouTube, carving out an unconventional path to mainstream success on their own.

How actors with disabilities are changing the narrative in Hollywood

A growing number of creators and actors with disabilities are slowly breaking ground in Hollywood — in an industry criticized for still having a long way to go when it comes to inclusion.
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AGO acquires large collection of historical Caribbean photographs

The Art Gallery of Ontario has acquired a new photography collection that captures life in the Caribbean following the end of slavery in the region. More than $300,000 was raised by members of Toronto's Black and Caribbean communities to bring the collection to the AGO.

How Canada's biggest names in music are supporting the next generation of talent

From Jessie Reyez to The Weeknd, some of Canada's biggest names in music are creating spaces to help a new generation of talent.

Fiction podcasts are giving new form to the old art of the radio drama

Podcasts based on fiction genres — like drama or horror — are a booming area in the podcast universe, which so far has been dominated by reality-based offerings.

Retelling a classic in 2018: The debate over To Kill a Mockingbird

When To Kill a Mockingbird debuts on Broadway for the first time this December, it won’t be the version you may remember.
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From the Vaults digs deep into the CBC archives for unforgettable musical performances

Leonard Cohen's first-ever TV performance, a 14-year-old Shania Twain and Sammy Davis Jr.'s own TV special are some of the landmark moments unearthed in CBC's From the Vaults.

Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nyong'o, Haddish — why black women are owning September fashion magazine covers

Black women are dominating the fashion magazine covers for September — the biggest issue of the year — in a way we've never seen before.

Two Lovers and a Bear an intense, unconventional Arctic love story

Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany and Dane DeHaan play star-crossed lovers living in Canada's North in Two Lovers and a Bear, an intense, unconventional love story directed by Montreal's Kim Nguyen.

Keith Urban's Ripcord sees country star experiment with new sound

Fans might be in for a surprise with Keith Urban's latest album Ripcord, which sees the country star incorporating new sounds and genres. 'I don't feel any sense of parameters at all. You just get in and make music,' he said.
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Director X, music video guru, tackles student race riots in Across The Line

Across The Line is the debut feature film from Director X, known for his popular music videos with some of hip-hop's biggest acts. In an interview with CBC, he talks about his new film and working with rapper Drake.
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Stephan James, Canadian star of Race, takes the lead in Jesse Owens biopic

Toronto's Stephan James, who admits he was speechless when he landed the starring role as legendary Olympian Jesse Owens in Race, has a knack for choosing great projects. The Selma and Book of Negroes alum talks about being picky and who he would love to play next.

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