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Fernie On The Rick Mercer Report Tonight

Rick Mercer visits Fernie BC and reports on CBC

“This week on the Mercer Report, Rick travels to Fernie, BC to take in the sights and sounds of the 40th annual Griz Days Winter Festival.

Also, Rick goes to the University of Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research where he gets behind the wheel of a self-driving car.

Airs Tuesday March 14 at 8PM (8:30 NT) on CBC.”


Choooo Choooooooooo, Shred Kelly, Choo Choo

Shred Kelly on CBC Train

For those who don’t know what this is, Shred Kelly is boarding the CBC Radio3 Tracks on Tracks train. As the train makes its way across Canada, the bands will be performing on and off the train, stopping to perform secret shows at stations along the way.

Tracks on Tracks departs from Vancouver on June 8th and arrives in Toronto on June 12th.

Adult Only Event At The Fernie Heritage Library

Adventures In Solitude - Grant Lawrence at Fernie Heritage Library

Music Break – Little Dragon

little dragon machine dreamsLittle Dragon Band
I don’t really have an opinion on Little Dragon, an electro band from Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. I just really like their band name. No reason. Enjoy!! Myspace/LittleDragon

And a CBC session of Little Dragon performing Feathers:

Breaking News – Angie Abdou Makes It To Top 10 List Of Canada Reads!

From CBC’s Canada Reads Website:

Meet your Canada Reads Top 10

Canada Read - Angie Abdou Makes Top 10!Our Top 40 is now a Top 10. We asked you to vote for the books you most wanted to see on Canada Reads — the Essential Top 10 Canadian Novels of the Decade, if you will…Read the rest here!

***STS Note***
Check out Angie Abdou’s website!

Angie Abdou is #1 (in sports books category) for CBC

The Bone Cage by Angie Abdou

That must be remarkably exciting for Fernie resident Angie Abdou! The Bone Cage, published in 2007, was very recently rated #1 in their Top 10 in Sports Books Category on the CBC website. Angie Abdou is an instructor at the Fernie Writer’s Conference, which is taking place right now, and also teaches at The College Of The Rockies in Fernie, BC.