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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.

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Media pioneer challenges herself most of all

When Denise Donlon faces a challenge, she sometimes thinks of her father’s words of encouragement.

“Just stand up for yourself,” he would tell her. “It’s hard to do and it’s scary to do, but at the end of the day it’s the only thing to do.”

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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.

Question for Q is answered

The search to replace Jian Ghomeshi is over, and there’s a new Q host in town. Hip hop artist Shadrach Kabango, better known as Shad, is that new host and he has a promising career…

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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.