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What Is A Podcast?

Although we didn't know it for sure at the time, I attended an in-person event at Twitter Canada's HQ in late October of 2022 that ended up being the very last Twitter Canada event. Shortly thereafter, new owner Elon Musk gutted the place, removing the entire marketing department, thus ending
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Michael Snow, Dead at 94

Michael Snow was an artist who worked in a range of media including film, installation, sculpture, photography, and music. His best-known films are Wavelength and La Région Centrale, with the former regarded as a milestone in avant-garde cinema. If you've been to the Eaton Centre, you've seen one of his
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Open Mike

Welcome to this week's Open Mike. I'm Mike and I'll be your master of ceremonies for the day. Feel free to use this space to vent, rant,  share a story and/or ask a question of the FOTM hivemind.
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The MuchMusic Delivery

FOTM David Kines used to work at MuchMusic, and over the years he collected a bunch of stuff. Today, I received a delivery that included some of that stuff. There are two boxes, and I'll open them on a live stream. I'll be sure to report back here what was
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Josh's Time With Custom

A little over a year ago, Duane Lavold, better known as Custom, passed away. This is Josh's story about Custom's final months. I'm sharing it here with Josh's permission. For some background: I was born in 2001 in Sherbrooke. My family and me lived there until I was 12. We
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Are Invoice Casinos becoming a thing?

Online casino gambling has never been simpler than it is today. There is an almost limitless number of safe online casino sites and you can get more info from casinofastpayout.com. This variety of safe casino options also has easy and stress-free methods by which we can pay for access
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A brief history of gambling in Canada

Gambling in Canada has been around, in some form or another, for centuries. Since the first evidence of gambling in Canada, the industry has evolved massively. Nowadays, there are many land-based casinos and online casinos to choose from, and the gambling industry is worth billions. But where did it all
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Anita Pointer, Dead at 74

Anita Pointer was one of the founding members of the Pointer Sisters. They won two Grammys in 1984 for the top 10 hits "Automatic" and "Jump (For My Love)". The group's other U.S. top 10 hits were "Fire", "He's So Shy", "Slow Hand", the remixed version of "I'm So
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Guide to Toronto Wedding Invitations Online

IntroductionWhich day, the one that will cause the largest upheaval of your life, are you most looking towards? By now, I anticipated that you would have made a guess.  It's your engagement day, which is of course if you haven't guessed it already. No matter what you accomplish in life
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Barbara Walters, Dead 93

Barabara Walters was one of the most famous American broadcast journalists, hosting numerous television programs, including Today, The View, 20/20, and the ABC Evening News. More recently, she created, produced, and co-hosted the daytime talk show The View, on which she appeared from 1997 until her retirement in 2014.
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