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Brent Butt shares his top Vancouver cultural spots

The 'Corner Gas Animated' star shares his favourite Italian restaurant and explains why local talent can have a hard time breaking through in Vancouver

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Scientists from new documentary ‘The Kingdom’ talk fungi and the fate of humanity

Full transcripts of conversations with Rob Dunn, Anne Madden, Gerry Wright and Karen Bartlett

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Brent Butt interview: ‘Corner Gas Animated’ star talks about his hit TV revival

Canadian comedian was careful to not do anything that would 'damage the legacy' of the original series

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Fascinating new doc explores fungi: our most powerful allies and potential foes

Canadian scientists Gerry Wright and Karen Bartlett on the power of fungi and how it may both help and harm humanity as global temperatures rise

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Fungi take centre stage in new doc, ‘The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World’

Biologists Rob Dunn and Anne Madden explain the secret world of fungi and how it dramatically effects our everyday lives from antibiotics to beer

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Robin Gill shares her top Vancouver cultural spots

The 'Global National Weekend' anchor reveals her favourite restaurants, wines, and what kind of art she collects at home.

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One-on-one with Global National anchor Dawna Friesen

The Winnipeg-born journalist talks candidly about sexism, news bloopers, and the fine line between family and work

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Chris Brown named new CBC Moscow correspondent

Veteran Vancouver-based CBC reporter Chris Brown is being named the public broadcaster’s correspondent in their new Moscow Bureau. Brown will be teamed with field producer Corinne Seminoff and videographer Pascal Dumont. Jennifer McGuire, CBC News’ General Manager and Editor in Chief, said that the new bureau represents a “timely investment”. “In these anxious times, hardly […]

On this day in Canadian pop culture: Nov. 1

1847 Opera singer Emma Albani is born in Chambly, Quebec, a leading soprano of the 19th century and early 20th century, she became the first Canadian singer to become an international star. 1949 Musician David Foster is born in Victoria. The prolific producer has won 16 Grammy Awards and worked with Canadian and international superstars […]

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Vancouver International Airport named 2016’s best airport in the world

Passenger traffic to YVR increased by five per cent last year to 20.3 million travelers

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Nintendo of Canada switches PR account to Craft Public Relations

Following a competitive review, Nintendo of Canada has changed its PR representation to Toronto-based Craft Public Relations

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CBC funding restored in new Liberal budget, $675 million over five years

After years of cutbacks, the CBC is getting a financial boost to "modernize and revitalize CBC/Radio Canada in the digital era."

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Leigh Nash flies solo

The former Sixpence None the Richer singer reflects on the making of her pop debut, 'Blue on Blue'

Drainspotting: Vancouver’s Art Underfoot manhole cover contest

Vancouver pretties up city streets from the bottom up

Carla Robinson is made for TV

CBC journalist on the fast track to success

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Mae Moore’s real life

The Canadian singer-songwriter reflects on her 'Collected Works 1989-1999'