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Live On-Air Licking of CBC Reporter Sparks Outrage

Live On-Air Licking of CBC Reporter Sparks Outrage

By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

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Comedian Boyd Banks licks the ear of CBC reporter Chris Glover during a live hit in Toronto on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. (TWITTER)

TORONTO — An incident in which a man nuzzles and licks the ear of an on-air TV journalist reporting on a comedy event was roundly condemned on Wednesday, with some arguing the actions amounted to an assault.

In a widely seen clip, CBC’s Chris Glover is talking back to the studio when one man leans into the frame behind him and mugs in front of the camera before leaving while a second man, dressed in a green Saskatchewan Roughriders hoodie, moves in on the reporter.

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Raising Eyebrows: Winnipeg Entrepreneur Pitches on ‘Dragons’ Den’

Raising Eyebrows: Winnipeg Entrepreneur Pitches on ‘Dragons’ Den’

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Giovanna Minenna, founder and CEO of Brows by G, during a taping of ‘Dragons’ Den’ at CBC headquarters in Toronto. (HANDOUT)

UPDATE: Feb. 7 – Brows by G secured a deal with marketing maven Arlene Dickinson for $400,000 and 16 percent of their company.

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A Winnipeg entrepreneur and her company are hopping into the den to sway deep-pocket investors to help them expand operations.

Giovanna Minenna, founder and CEO of Brows by G, will appear on CBC’s “Dragons’ Den” early next month.

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Winnipeg Jets Broadcast Schedule Includes 60 Games on TSN3

Winnipeg Jets Broadcast Schedule Includes 60 Games on TSN3

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The Winnipeg Jets 2018-19 broadcast schedule includes the majority of games on TSN3, with CBC and Sportsnet also sharing in the action. (TNSE)

Winnipeg Jets fans will get their first television glimpse of the team for the 2018-19 NHL season on October 4 at 7 p.m. on TSN3.

The broadcast schedule was released Thursday, with TSN carrying six of the seven Jets’ pre-season games and 60 regular season games live on TSN3. The remaining 22 regular season games will be broadcast on CBC and Rogers Sportsnet.

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Randy Bachman Documentary Set to Screen at Toronto Festival

Randy Bachman Documentary Set to Screen at Toronto Festival

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Randy Bachman (Paul McKinnon / Shutterstock.com)

Winnipeg singer-songwriter Randy Bachman is the focus of a new documentary showcasing his life as an iconic Canadian musician.

“Bachman” will premiere at the upcoming 2018 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto and take viewers into Bachman’s early days, to his time with “The Guess Who” and “Bachman-Turner Overdrive,” to present day.

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CBC Planning to Roll Out Reinvented ‘The National’ in October

CBC Planning to Roll Out Reinvented ‘The National’ in October

By Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press

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Peter Mansbridge, CBC News chief correspondent, speaks during the CBC upfront showcasing the CBC 2017-18 fall/winter lineup in Toronto on May 24, 2017. As Peter Mansbridge prepares to bid farewell to “The National,” the CBC’s flagship news program is looking to possibly enlist multiple hosts to fill his permanent spot at the anchor desk. “We want it to be a show around active journalists,” Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News said in an interview during the network’s upfront presentation. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – As Peter Mansbridge prepares to bid farewell to “The National,” the CBC’s flagship news program is looking to possibly enlist multiple hosts for the anchor desk.

“We want it to be a show around active journalists,” Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News, said in an interview.

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Dragons’ Den Auditions Return to Winnipeg in March

Dragons’ Den Auditions Return to Winnipeg in March

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Aspiring entrepreneurs with the next million-dollar idea will have the opportunity to make their pitch to producers of “Dragons’ Den” this spring.

Open auditions for the 12th season of the CBC show will land in Winnipeg on March 25.

The multi-city tour will take the search for the country’s best businesses across Canada beginning February 11 in Toronto.

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