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Hamilton Fringe hunts for playwrights

The hunt is on for the next big playwright in the Greater Toronto Area. The Hamilton Fringe Festival is holding its 11th annual New Play Contest, in which artists from the GTA are encouraged to submit their work to be judged in hopes of winning a free production slot in ...

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Tupac continues to influence Black Lives Matter after 20 years

It has been 20 years since Tupac Shakur, one of the greatest rappers and influential spokespeople for the black community, died in a Las Vegas hospital after being shot. But his movement and legacy live on. While his murder remains unsolved, fans around the globe are still dedicated to what ...

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Ghomeshi aquitted on all charges

Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted on all charges, as Justice William Horkins found him not guilty of four counts of sexual assault, and one of overcoming resistance by choking. The verdict took over an hour to deliver this morning in the Toronto courthouse known as Old City Hall. Justice Horkins ...

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Celebrating 30 years

Founded in 1986 by the Sisters of St. Joseph’s of Hamilton, The St. Joseph’s Health System International Outreach Program (IOP) will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. It first formed through a small partnership with the government of Dominica and gradually expanded to start projects in Haiti in 1992, and ...

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