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Postmedia Editorial Services is looking for versatile Copy Editors with the skills to produce daily newspapers that grab attention and engage time-pressed readers on the move. The ability to paginate is an asset. CTV London is looking for a News Acquisitions Editor. Corus Entertainment is one of Canada's most successful integrated...

Since he invented the Heimlich maneuver, Dr. Henry J. Heimlich had spent decades demonstrating the lifesaving technique on people willing to play the role of a choking victim. But this week, Dr. Heimlich, 96, said he got to do the real thing. He used the abdomen-squeezing maneuver on Monday night on...

Timothy Leary’s album, which was recorded in 1968, You Can Be Anyone This Time Around featured three "raps" by Leary backed with psychedelic music. The purpose of the album was to raise funds for Leary's political candidacy for Governor of California. The album includes musical contributions from Jimi Hendrix on...

In the wake of the grim news last week that Tragically Hip frontman and lyricist Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, the band's sales have soared. According to Nielsen Canada SoundScan data, album sales for the band went from 340 last week to over 5,000 in the week,...

The students of Quebec’s École de l’Harmonie St Édouard and École secondaire de La Seigneurie turned in this excellent a few months ago, and it's always great to see kids get involved in music at an early age. Oh, and they play the theme with lightsabers. That is all. https://youtu.be/4ukW_uSU-mg

The Animal Rescue Site is an excellent resource, and also allows pet owners to share their heartwarming rescue stories, and recently letter had me in tears, this post took a lot longer to do, and it was just copy and paste. When I first adopted you, I whispered to you...

Due to overwhelming demand, The Tragically Hip have added four dates to the Man Machine Poem Tour, including additional shows in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, and Toronto. Complete tour list below. Tickets will be available on Friday, June 3 through Ticketmaster and the partner websites listed on Ticketmaster. The Tragically Hip –...

Filmed at the Scottish Television’s Gateway Theater, in Edinburgh, and directed by Brian Mahoney, Pierrot in Turquoise was David Bowie's first appearance in theatre. Thankfully filmed by Scottish Television in 1969 and then broadcast in July 1970, it's a sneak preview of the brilliance Bowie was about to achieve...

Toronto's philanthropic society and wildlife lovers are invited to World Wildlife Fund Canada's first ever Pandamonium party on Thursday, June 23 at Andrew Richard Designs (571 Adelaide Street E.). Funds raised will help WWF-Canada continue its work protecting wildlife and wild places across Canada. "Pandamonium provides financial support and raises...

Much announced today the next group of A-list talent confirmed to appear at THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS. MMVA winner and JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes, hip-hop artistDesiigner, Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter James Bay, multi-platinum, JUNO and MMVA award-winning Canadian rockers Hedley, and JUNO Award-winning indie rock band July Talk are...

One of the greatest live sets ever, Van Morrison's ..IT'S TOO LATE TO STOP NOW... is getting a remaster and released as VOLUMES II, III, IV & DVD on Friday, June 10. A 3CD/1DVD collection of previously unreleased live concert recordings from Morrison's mythic 1973 tour with the Caledonia Soul...

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 80th birthday of American music legend Kris Kristofferson with the release of The Complete Monument & Columbia Album Collection, a 16CD deluxe box set, on Friday, June 10. Product Shot The most comprehensive Kris Kristofferson musical library ever assembled,...

Miles Davis, international musical icon and cultural archetype, would have turned 90 years old on May 26, 2016. To commemorate Miles' 90th, Legacy Recordings (the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment) and Polygraph (a publication for thoughtful, data-driven storytelling) is launching "The Universe of Miles Davis," an immersive destination...

Nonesuch releases American Tunes, a new studio album by legendary New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint, on June 10, 2016. Toussaint had just completed the album when he passed away in November of last year during a European tour. Recording took place at two sets of sessions with producer Joe...

The Ramones (Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee and Tommy) sounded like nothing else when their self-titled debut came roaring onto the scene in 1976. Even so, original drummer Tommy Ramone did do a pretty good job describing the band’s primal sound when he penned the quartet’s press bio that same...

Hamilton’s hardest-working musical heroes Arkells return with their fourth studio album, Morning Report. Following two years to the day from the issuing of their gold-selling High Noon, Morning Report will be released August 5. As the most-played band on Canadian Alt-Rock radio in 2015, Arkells have travelled extensively coast to...