Inspired by… CBC Radio

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November 2, 2011 marked the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 75th birthday, and because of that, Canada’s national public radio and television broadcaster (the CBC) is the subject of my latest ‘Inspired by’ blog post — specifically, CBC Radio. I do watch CBC TV (for news or hockey), but otherwise, I get my CBC fix on the radio. Anyone who knows me well knows that I listen to CBC Radio often… I’d say at least once a day (usually more). I’ve grown up with it… our family didn’t have a television, so if anything was on in the house, it was the radio.
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Volunteering at Folklorama

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Folklorama has been a big part of my life over the years… when I was growing up, my parents tried to make the trip in to Winnipeg at least a couple of times each Folklorama, and we would go to several pavilions in a night. Being a country kid, it was a wonderful chance to be exposed to different cultures and places in the world.

My family is of Belgian descent, and when I was in my teens, one of my brother’s decided to join the dance group at the Belgian Pavilion, so it was through him that I started to volunteer there.
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