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Guess Who’s Moving? Burton Cummings Complained of Noise from Dance Studio

Guess Who’s Moving? Burton Cummings Complained of Noise from Dance Studio

By The Canadian Press

Burton Cummings
Burton Cummings poses at Massey Hall in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Sherwood)

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — A Saskatchewan fitness studio is moving after multiple noise complaints from Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings.

Kyra Klassen, who owns Dance Fitness with Kyra in downtown Moose Jaw, says she’s ready for a fresh start and the studio is changing locations May 1.

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Artists Boycott Indigenous Music Awards Over Cultural Appropriation Concerns

Artists Boycott Indigenous Music Awards Over Cultural Appropriation Concerns

By Adina Bresge, The Canadian Press

Tanya Tagaq
Tanya Tagaq poses on the red carpet during the 2015 Juno Awards in Hamilton, Ont., on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Award-winning Canadian singer Tagaq is one of the artists boycotting the Indigenous Music Awards this year. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)

Several artists are pulling support for the Indigenous Music Awards over concerns about cultural appropriation of Inuit throat singing.

Tanya Tagaq, Kelly Fraser and Iva are among the musicians who posted to social media pledging not to participate in the awards until the organization revises its policies or includes Inuit representation on its board.

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Dance Studio Facing Bylaw Charges After Noise Complaints from Burton Cummings

Dance Studio Facing Bylaw Charges After Noise Complaints from Burton Cummings

By The Canadian Press

Burton Cummings
A Saskatchewan woman who says Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings is complaining about music in her dance studio has been charged. Burton Cummings poses at Massey Hall in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Sherwood)

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — An owner of a Saskatchewan fitness studio who says Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings complained about her music is facing noise bylaw charges.

Kyra Klassen, who owns Dance Fitness With Kyra in downtown Moose Jaw, has said The Guess Who singer lives in a residential building next to her business.

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Rock Star Burton Cummings Tells Saskatchewan Dance Studio to Turn Down the Music

Rock Star Burton Cummings Tells Saskatchewan Dance Studio to Turn Down the Music

By The Canadian Press

Burton Cummings receives his Juno for being inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards in Calgary, Sunday, April 3, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Burton Cummings used to play some of the loudest rock in Canada, but now he’s trying to get a neighbouring dance studio in Saskatchewan to turn down its tunes.

Kyra Klassen owns Dance Fitness With Kyra in downtown Moose Jaw where people gather to sweat to music-filled fitness classes.

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