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Graceland steward Jack Soden and soul man Wilson Pickett among 9 named to Memphis Music Hall of Fame

Graceland steward Jack Soden and soul man Wilson Pickett among 9 named to Memphis Music Hall of Fame

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Music Hall of Fame inducted its inaugural class of 25 luminaries at a rousing ceremony 12 years ago, honoring legends spanning generations and genres, from Elvis Presley to ZZ Top to Three 6 Mafia.
Book Review: Iris Mwanza goes into 'The Lions' Den' with a zealous, timely debut novel for Pride

Book Review: Iris Mwanza goes into 'The Lions' Den' with a zealous, timely debut novel for Pride

Grace Zulu clawed her way out of her village and into college to study law in the Zambian capital Lusaka.
B.C. Ombudsperson finds 'systemic mismanagement' in hiring at public service agency

B.C. Ombudsperson finds 'systemic mismanagement' in hiring at public service agency

VICTORIA — B.C. Ombudsperson Jay Chalke says dozens of public service jobs meant to help develop the careers of public servants wrongfully went to government appointees over a 10-year period.
Book Review: What dangers does art hold? Writer Rachel Cusk explores it in 'Parade'

Book Review: What dangers does art hold? Writer Rachel Cusk explores it in 'Parade'

With her new novel “Parade,” the writer Rachel Cusk returns with a searching look at the pain artists can capture — and inflict.
Young gay Latinos see a rising share of new HIV cases, leading to a call for targeted funding

Young gay Latinos see a rising share of new HIV cases, leading to a call for targeted funding

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four months after seeking asylum in the U.S., Fernando Hermida began coughing and feeling tired. He thought it was a cold. Then sores appeared in his groin and he would soak his bed with sweat. He took a test.
Alberta regulator projects 17 per cent growth in oilsands production by 2033

Alberta regulator projects 17 per cent growth in oilsands production by 2033

CALGARY — The regulator responsible for overseeing Alberta's oil and gas sector has released a new report projecting the province's oilsands production will grow by more than 17 per cent by 2033.
Patrick deWitt wins Leacock Medal for Humour for novel 'The Librarianist'

Patrick deWitt wins Leacock Medal for Humour for novel 'The Librarianist'

ORILLIA;ONTARIO — Patrick deWitt's novel "The Librarianist" has won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. The $25,000 award goes to the best Canadian book of literary humour published in the previous year.
Taylor Swift brings out Travis Kelce at London Eras Tour date

Taylor Swift brings out Travis Kelce at London Eras Tour date

Taylor Swift had a surprise for fans attending her Eras Tour at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday: her boyfriend and tight end for the Super Bowl-winning Kansas City Chiefs, Travis Kelce .
Edmunds: The best performance cars for $65,000

Edmunds: The best performance cars for $65,000

The $65,000 milestone might seem like an arbitrary price cap for a list of excellent performance cars, but look carefully and you’ll discover that it’s a sweet spot for some of today’s most compelling performance offerings.
'Celebrating Gordon Lightfoot' special set for Canada Day on CBC Radio and CBC Gem

'Celebrating Gordon Lightfoot' special set for Canada Day on CBC Radio and CBC Gem

TORONTO — CBC plans to mark Canada Day with a toast to homegrown legend Gordon Lightfoot.