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Michael Enright leaving The Sunday Edition to host new CBC Radio program

Award-winning broadcaster Michael Enright is leaving The Sunday Edition after 20 seasons of hosting the Sunday morning current affairs radio show to anchor a new, unique one-hour CBC Radio program.
Enright has been behind the microphone of the acclaimed show since it hit the CBC Radio airwaves in 2000.
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CALGARY -- Paul Brandt says he knew he would devote his life to fighting human trafficking when, several years ago, he looked into the eyes of a five-year-old Cambodian girl who was being sold for sex between six and eight times a night.
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Pandemic inspires renaissance for drive-in cinemas

For Dixie Thomas and her granddaughter Torrie Kuiper, it's an annual tradition to grab their dogs and hit the road to visit the Twilite Drive-In Theatre in Wolseley, Sask., for opening night.
"The only thing I was upset about, with the pandemic, was that I wouldn't be able to come to the drive-in," declared Thomas.
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Kirk 2.0: Capt. Pike of new 'Star Trek' a welcome new icon

In the beginning, in the "Star Trek" universe, there was only Captain Kirk. At least to the general public.
When the Starship Enterprise first whooshed across American television screens on Sept. 8, 1966, William Shatner's James T.
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On with the show: Drive-in theatres see boost in popularity during pandemic

For Dixie Thomas and her granddaughter Torrie Kuiper, it's an annual tradition to grab their dogs and hit the road to visit the Twilite Drive-In Theatre in Wolseley, Sask., for opening night.
"The only thing I was upset about, with the pandemic, was that I wouldn't be able to come to the drive-in," declared Thomas.
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Matthew McConaughey delivering face masks to hospitals in rural Texas

Matthew McConaughey and wife, Camila Alves, are hitting the road for a good cause.
After Lincoln, the car manufacturer, donated 110,000 face masks, McConaughey and Alves loaded up their pickup and headed out to rural Texas to deliver the masks to hospitals in need.
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Spandau Ballet front man and 1980s icon Tony Hadley has stepped in to solve a bizarre controversy erupting in Singapore, earning a man a cash prize by clarifying exactly how the star's surname is pronounced.
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Why the future of fitness could remain in your living room

As gyms across North America prepare to reopen, many trainers who have managed to gain a following online during quarantine aren't sure whether they'll go back.
Zumba instructor Assata McKenzie, who was used to leading a packed room of dance devotees at various Toronto gyms pre-COVID, took the popular Latin-inspired workout classes online when the pandemic began.
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EDMONTON -- An Edmonton Good Samaritan is being thanked by an Alberta expat and Hollywood actor for their generosity.
Edmonton-raised Firefly, Castle, and The Rookie star Nathan Fillion says a local Costco gas attendant helped pay for a customer's fuel when she had trouble with her credit card.
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Inspired by 'Dexter,' band performs in vacant, plastic-covered home

COVID-19 fractured Fred Yonnet's musical life. The acclaimed harmonica player's band, Frederic Yonnet and The Band with No Name, could not play together. Their gigs were canceled. There was nowhere to practice.
As Yonnet quickly found out, face masks and harmonicas do not live in harmony.
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TORONTO -- An Indiana university’s decision to throw out pianos has struck a chord with music lovers after a piano technician shared a photo of one of the discarded instruments, a grand piano, that he says was worth US$10,000 and in “excellent condition.
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EDMONTON -- Canadian actor Michael J. Fox extended his gratitude to health-care workers fighting COVID-19 by making a video thanking them.
In a video posted to the Alberta Health Service media Twitter account, the Edmonton-born actor praised health-care workers in Alberta and beyond.
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Winners unveiled for Arthur Ellis Awards for Canadian crime writing

B.C. writer Michael Christie's Greenwoodwon best novel at the 2020 Arthur Ellis Awards, an annual event that celebrates Canadian crime writing across several categories.
Christie will take home a $1,000 prize. Greenwood takes place in 2038, in a future devastated by environmental collapse.
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