Day: August 10, 2022

Tennis legend Serena Williams eliminated from National Bank Open in Canadian swan song

Nobody inside the stadium wanted it to end. And perhaps nobody there wanted to believe Serena Williams’ professional tennis career in Canada had just ended. A capacity crowd of 9,500 fans inside Sobeys Stadium in Toronto cheered wildly on Wednesday night as Williams wiped tears away from her eyes — just 24 hours after Williams announced […]

UPEI makes Indigenous Studies course mandatory in order to graduate

The University of Prince Edward Island will now require all graduating students to have completed a course in Indigenous Studies. The course, part of the university’s newly established Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies (IKERAS), is launching this fall. Assistant professor David Varis, who is Cree and a member of the UPEI Indigenous Circle, says the Indigenous Teachings […]

TIFF announces Mary Harron’s Salvador Dali biopic as closing night film

The Toronto International Film Festival is rounding out its Canadian slate with titles including a film by Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq, an Indigenous romance and a documentary about the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 in Iran. Homegrown talent is also behind TIFF’s closing night film Daliland, directed by Ontario-raised director Mary Harron, which […]

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