Canadian Country Spotlight
Ted Roop presents the One-hour Canadian Country Spotlight™ Program
Is a weekly, music driven, foreground style program that will provide our radio partners with 52 weeks of original & unique programming featuring the best in established and new emerging Canadian country talent. The show will spotlight one Canadian country artist each week and provide a minimum of 10 Cancon songs per show highlighted by original and engaging artist interview content.
Each program includes a five-minute Nashville 90 segment featuring an original, non-re-purposed interview clip & song from an international country music star.
“Spotlight Trivia”: 3 winners picked from across Canada each week. Prizing - a copy of the featured artist's CD plus a free one-year subscription to Country Music News. In addition, 300 free single downloads of the week's featured artist will be available through the Canadian Country Spotlight website on a first come, first serve basis.
Totally Arctic Wrestling Kicks Off In Inuvik
Yes pro-wrestling has officially kicked on in the Arctic. Used to be you would have to hoof it down south to take in a bout of good old-fashioned wrestling, but thanks to the organizers and performers at Totally Arctic Wrestling (TAW), some of the best Full Nelsons and Diving Headbutts are actually found by going farther north.
Council of Yukon First Nations Announces $4.4 Million Nutritional Program in Rural Communities
Children and youth in Yukon First Nations rural communities are set to have access to two meals a day, five days a week thanks to a new initiative launched by the Council of Yukon First nations (CYFN) today. The announcement from Grand Chief Peter Johnston and Executive Director Shadelle Chambers outlined the aims of the new program and how the funding through Jordan’s Principle, approved by Indigenous Services Canada, would be put to use.
Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Launches in Whitehorse
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship group at the Yukon College officially launched the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) at the Yukon College Northlight Innovation building in downtown Whitehorse. The hub is one of nine across Canada but is the only one in the territories and is aimed at aiding female business owners, or women interested in starting a business anywhere in the territory.