Crooning with Q’s newest host

Tom Power’s grandparents were born in Newfoundland before it became a Canadian province. Through his family, Power learned an appreciation for traditional Irish folk music, but through that love of music, he discovered legends like Leonard Cohen, Neil Young and k.d. lang. He credits Canadian music as a key factor inspiring his admiration for the country his family now belongs to.

Liberal ‘red wave’ rises in Atlantic Canada, carries into East York

At 10 p.m. the CBC announced that Liberals will form the next federal government. With earliest results coming from Atlantic Canada, the CBC said that the so-called “red wave” had swept the Atlantic region, unseating such sitting Conservative cabinet ministers as Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea and Aboriginal and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt.

CRTC commissioner says the Web’s not hurting traditional media

he CRTC has no plans to regulate the Internet anytime soon. Raj Shoan, Ontario commissioner for the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission, spoke to students and faculty at Centennial College’s East York campus, on Wednesday. He offered general comments about the future of the commission and the Canadian media marketplace. Then he answered questions from about 100 audience members. He was asked if the CRTC planned to regulate Internet content. “I don’t see the commission really getting into regulating online content in any meaningful way,” he said.

Canadarm’s re-entry path to Canada uncertain

After nearly 30 years of faithful service in outer space, the Canadarm is set to return home when NASA’s space shuttle program concludes with the final shuttle blast-off later this month. The decision that remains, however, is where the one arm retiring home to Canada will actually reside. At least two Canadian museums want it.