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Polaris Music Prize: Tanya Tagaq wins $30K prizeThe $30,000 award is given to the best Canadian album of the previous year.

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Paul McCartney calls for meatless Mondays

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SBTRKT- The Light (ft. Denai Moore)

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SBTRKT- The Light (ft. Denai Moore)

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Canadian jazz musician dies at 84

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His death was announced by the Royal Academy of Music in London, where Wheeler had founded Junior Jazz, a course of study for teenagers

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