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Al Jazeera English (AJE) is an international state-funded 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel owned and operated by Al Jazeera Media Network, headquartered in Doha, Qatar.
Aliza Vellani (born October 30, 1991) is a Canadian television actress based in British Columbia.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
Americans are citizens of the United States of America.
Andrea Louise Martin (born January 15, 1947) is an American-Canadian actress, singer, author and comedian, FilmReference.com, accessed August 31, 2011 best known for her work in the television series SCTV.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews.
Arlene Duncan is a Canadian singer/actress from Oakville, Ontario.
The Bahá'í Faith (بهائی) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people.
The Banff World Media Festival (formerly known as the Banff World Television Festival) is an international media event held in the Canadian Rockies at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Bargaining or haggling is a type of negotiation in which the buyer and seller of a good or service debate the price and exact nature of a transaction.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Boyd Banks (born April 16, 1964) is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor.
Brandon Firla (born in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian actor and comedian, currently best known for his role as Clark Claxton on the television sitcom Billable Hours.
Brent Butt (born August 3, 1966) is a Canadian actor, comedian, and writer.
The Canadian Comedy Awards (CCA) is an annual ceremony that celebrates achievements in Canadian comedy in live performances, radio, film, television and internet media.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS,; Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité, SCRS) is Canada's primary national intelligence service.
Canal+ (Canal Plus,, meaning 'Channel Plus'; sometimes abbreviated C+) is a French premium cable television channel launched in 1984.
Canal Plus Group SA (Canal+) is a French film and television studio and distributor.
Canoe.com is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.
Carlo Rota (born 17 April 1961) is an English-born Canadian actor, best known to Canadian audiences for his role on Little Mosque on the Prairie and to international audiences as systems analyst Morris O'Brian on the FOX series 24.
CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.
CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
Clark Donnelly co-founded WestWind Pictures in 1989, leaving a post as vice-president of Regina’s CKCK Television where he had worked for fifteen years.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Colin Brunton (born 1955 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian producer and director.
Colin Andrew Mochrie (born November 30, 1957) is a Scottish-born Canadian actor and improvisational comedian, most famous for his appearances on the British and US versions of television improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway?.
Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.
The Conservative Party of Canada (Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a political party in Canada.
Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt.
A crossover is the placement of two or more otherwise discrete fictional characters, settings, or universes into the context of a single story.
The CTV Television Network (commonly referred to as CTV) is an English-language broadcast television network in Canada launched in 1961.
Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles.
Dan Redican (born 1956) is a Canadian comedy writer and performer and puppeteer, best known for his work with the comedy troupe, The Frantics. As a founding member of the troupe he has worked since 1979 on numerous stage shows, the Frantic Times radio show, Four on the Floor TV show (which aired in England and the US under the name, The Frantics).
Darcy Tucker (born March 15, 1975) is a retired Canadian Métis professional ice hockey player, meaning he is of mixed European and Indigenous ancestry.
David Scott Foley (born January 4, 1963) is a Canadian actor, stand-up comedian, director, producer, and writer.
Dawn Breakers International Film Festival (DBIFF) is an international travelling film festival held in various cities throughout the world.
Debra McGrath (born July 5, 1954) is a Canadian actress and comedian.
Demetrius Joyette (born March 14, 1993) is a Canadian actor best known for portraying the role of Michael Theodore Davies in the sitcom The Latest Buzz, Porter Jackson on Wingin' It and Dallas in Degrassi.
Derek McGrath (born July 15, 1951) is a Canadian actor.
Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist.
The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a Canadian labour union, founded in 1962, which represents more than 4,800 professionals from 48 different occupations in the Canadian film and television industry.
EGO Magazine was an online magazine geared towards the Desi diaspora.
Entertainment One (also simply known as eOne, stylized as entertainment One) is a publicly traded Canadian multinational record label and entertainment distribution company.
Faisal Kutty is a lawyer, academic, writer, public speaker and human rights activist.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fred Ewanuick (born June 23, 1971) is a Canadian actor of Ukrainian and Italian heritage, known for his role in the television series Corner Gas as Hank Yarbo and as the title character in the CTV sitcom Dan for Mayor.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.
The Gaza Strip (The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) – p.761 "Gaza Strip /'gɑːzə/ a strip of territory under the control of the Palestinian National Authority and Hamas, on the SE Mediterranean coast including the town of Gaza...". قطاع غزة), or simply Gaza, is a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest for and Israel on the east and north along a border.
Glenn William Howard (born July 17, 1962) is a Canadian curler from Tiny, Ontario.
The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) is a worldwide one-percenter motorcycle club whose members typically ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
A hijab (حجاب, or (dialectal)) is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
Hoser or hose-head is both a slang term and a derogatory term, originating from Canada and used primarily by those imitating Canadians.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
Hrant Alianak (born 1950), also billed as Harant Alianak or Grant Aljanak, is an Armenian-Canadian actor and playwright.
Hulu (stylized as hulu) is an American entertainment company that provides over-the-top media services owned by Hulu LLC, a joint venture with The Walt Disney Company (through Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International) (30%), 21st Century Fox (30%), Comcast (through NBCUniversal) (30%),Although NBC Universal is also a major shareholder (30%) of Hulu, by the Federal Communications Commission, NBC Universal and Comcast are required not to exercise any right to influence the conduct or operation of Hulu.
Ici Radio-Canada Télé (stylized as ICI Radio-Canada TēLē, and formerly known as Télévision de Radio-Canada) is a Canadian French-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (known in French as Société Radio-Canada), the national public broadcaster.
Imam (إمام; plural: أئمة) is an Islamic leadership position.
The term imbecile was once used by psychiatrists to denote a category of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability, as well as a type of criminal.
Indian Head is a town in southeast Saskatchewan, Canada, east of Regina.
Infidel (literally "unfaithful") is a term used in certain religions for those accused of unbelief in the central tenets of their own religion, for members of another religion, or for the irreligious.
A combination of Islam and feminism has been advocated as "a feminist discourse and practice articulated within an Islamic paradigm" by Margot Badran in 2002.
Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism is defined as any terrorist act, set of acts or campaign committed by groups or individuals who profess Islamic or Islamist motivations or goals.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Jayne Eastwood (born December 17, 1946), also credited as Jane Easton or Jane Eastwood, is a Canadian film, voice, and television actress.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
The Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy (or Muhammad cartoons crisis) (Danish: Muhammedkrisen) began after the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published 12 editorial cartoons on 30 September 2005, most of which depicted Muhammad, a principal figure of the religion of Islam.
Ken Finkleman (born 1946) is a Canadian television and film writer, producer and actor.
Lara Rae (born 1963 in Glasgow, Scotland), formerly known as Al Rae, is a Canadian comedian, best known as the longtime artistic director of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival"Gender politics: Autobiographical show a step on Rae's journey".
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
Liberalism is a political and moral philosophy based on liberty and equality.
Liberalism and progressivism within Islam involve professed Muslims who have produced a considerable body of liberal thought on the re-interpretation and reform of Islamic understanding and practice.
Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Maher Arar (ماهر عرار) (born 1970) is a telecommunications engineer with dual Syrian and Canadian citizenship who has resided in Canada since 1987.
Manoj Sood (born May 5, 1962) is a Canadian film and television actor.
Maria Vacratsis is a Canadian actress.
Marketwired is a press release distribution service headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Mary Darling is the CEO and co-owner of WestWind Pictures, which she joined in 1999.
Maryem Tollar (born 1968 in Cairo, Egypt) is a Toronto-based singer who primarily sings Arabic songs.
Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Michael Kennedy (born 1954) is a Canadian film and television director, writer, actor and cinematographer born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
A mosque (from masjid) is a place of worship for Muslims.
Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.; January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
Neil Crone (born May 29, 1960) is a Canadian actor, voice actor and comedian.
The Newfoundland Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) during standard time, resulting in UTC−03:30; or subtracting hours during daylight saving time.
The No Fly List is a list created and maintained by the United States federal government's Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) of people who are prohibited from boarding commercial aircraft for travel within, into, or out of the United States.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
The Ottawa Citizen is an English-language daily newspaper owned by Postmedia Network in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Oware is an Ashanti abstract strategy game among the Mancala family of board games (pit and pebble games) played worldwide with slight variations as to the layout of the game, number of players and strategy of play.
Patrick McKenna (born May 8, 1960) is a Canadian comedian and actor.
Paul Mather is a Canadian TV writer and producer.
Peter Wildman (born May 22, 1950) is a Canadian actor, voice actor, musician, writer and member of the Frantics comedy troupe.
Pivot was an American digital cable and satellite television network owned by Participant Media.
Postmedia News is a national news agency with correspondents in Canada, Europe, and the United States and is part of the Canadian newspaper chain owned by Postmedia Network Inc.
In psychology, the psyche is the totality of the human mind, conscious and unconscious.
The Punjabis (Punjabi:, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ), or Punjabi people, are an ethnic group associated with the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, who speak Punjabi, a language from the Indo-Aryan language family.
Rahim Nizar Jaffer (رحيم جعفر; born December 15, 1971) is a former Canadian politician and a former Member of Parliament.
The Regina Leader-Post is the daily newspaper of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and a member of the Postmedia Network.
Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Religious fanaticism is uncritical zeal or with an obsessive enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other involvements and participation, including employment, role, and partisan affinities.
Ronald Joseph Corbett "Ron" MacLean (born April 12, 1960) is a Canadian sportscaster for the CBC and Sportsnet who is best known as the host of Hockey Night in Canada from 1986 to 2014 and 2016 to present, and is also a hockey referee.
The Royal Canadian Air Farce is a comedy troupe best known for their radio and television series which were broadcast in Canada by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Samantha Jamie Bee (born October 25, 1969) is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host.
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.
Sarcasm is "a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt".
Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
The Shahada (الشهادة,"the testimony").
Shalwar kameez, also spelled salwar kameez or shalwar qameez, is a traditional outfit originating in the Indian subcontinent.
Sheila McCarthy (born January 1, 1956) is a Canadian actress and singer.
Sitara Hewitt (also known as Tara Hewitt) is a Canadian film and television actress.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Stephen Lobo (born November 22, 1973) is a British-Canadian actor, best known for his roles in the television series Arctic Air, Godiva's, Painkiller Jane, Falcon Beach, Little Mosque on the Prairie and Continuum.
In social psychology, a stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people.
Sugith Varughese (born 1958) is a Canadian writer, director and actor.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The taqiyah (also spelled tagiya; طاقية / ALA-LC: ṭāqīyah)Turkish: "takke", Urdu, Hindi "topi"; ٹوپی / ALA-LC: “ṭopī”, টুপি ṭupi, Somali: "Koofi") is a short, rounded skullcap. They are often worn for religious purposes; for example, Muslims believe that Muhammad used to keep his head covered, therefore making it mustahabb (i.e., it is commendable to cover the head in order to emulate him). Muslim men often wear them during the five daily prayers. When worn by itself, the taqiyah can be any colour. However, particularly in Arab countries, when worn under the keffiyeh headscarf, they are kept in a traditional white. Some Muslims wrap a turban around the cap, called an amamah in Arabic, which is often done by Shia and Sufi Muslims. In the United States and Britain taqiyas are usually referred to as "kufis". Topi is a type of taqiyah cap that is worn in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and other regions of South Asia. Many different types of topi caps include the Sindhi cap, worn in Sindh, and the crochet topi that is often worn at Muslim prayer services (see salat). The topi cap is often worn with salwar kameez, which is the national costume of Pakistan.
Television in Canada officially began with the sign-on of the nation's first television stations in Montreal and Toronto in 1952.
The Canadian Press (CP; La Presse Canadienne) is a national news agency headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Newsroom is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which ran on CBC Television in the 1996–97, 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons.
The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.
Thomas Dale Jackson, OC (born 27 October 1948), is a Canadian-born Métis actor and singer perhaps best known for the annual series of Christmas concerts, called the Huron Carole, which he created and starred in for 18 years.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
This table of types of hijab describes terminologically distinguished styles of Islamic clothing commonly associated with the word hijab.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
Veena Sood is a Kenyan-born Canadian film and television actress of Punjabi Indian descent.
The West Bank (الضفة الغربية; הגדה המערבית, HaGadah HaMa'aravit) is a landlocked territory near the Mediterranean coast of Western Asia, the bulk of it now under Israeli control, or else under joint Israeli-Palestinian Authority control.
WestWind Pictures Ltd. is an independent television production company founded in 1989 in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Zaib Shaikh (born 1974) is the City of Toronto Film Commissioner and Director of Entertainment Industries.
Zarqa Nawaz (born 1968 in Liverpool, England) is a Canadian freelance writer, journalist, broadcaster, and filmmaker of Pakistani origin.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
The 22nd Gemini Awards were held on October 28, 2007 in Regina, Saskatchewan to honour achievements in Canadian television.