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U of O music student puts bassoon front and centre

As the winner of the university’s annual Concerto Competition, Nicholas Richard, a originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick, will get a chance to showcase not only his talents, but also the sound of the bassoon—an often neglected instrument in the orchestra.
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Parks Canada Club promotes history, heritage

The club was founded in 2012 to get students and youth involved in Parks Canada programs and raise awareness of Canada’s many national parks and heritage sites. It aims to provide students with a range of opportunities to experience and connect with the country’s unique history.
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ELE Fest closes off with big-name performers

Even though the headliner attracted 500 people at most, and the local acts had twenty people show up for their sets, all the acts gave it their all. They all embodied Probably Raymond’s mantra to keep running—to make the most of it for the committed crowds who are there, and maybe make some new fans out of them.
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Lido Pimienta wins 2017 Polaris Prize

The annual Polaris Prize Gala gives an award to one Canadian album as the best of the year, chosen from a shortlist created by a jury of 196 journalists, academics, radio hosts, and business insiders.