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2014-08-11 08:25:36

- The top eight comedians across Canada have been chosen by the country to move on to Finale - One finalist will win Top Comic title and $15,000 at JFL42 and ALL finalists will open for comedy superstar Russell Peters in cross-Canada tour TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced the eight finalists in the 5(th) annual SiriusXM's Top Comic competition. Finalists will face off for a...

2014-02-25 12:25:38

Todd Shapiro finds new digs on SiriusXM's uncensored channel Canada Laughs TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced the addition of The Todd Shapiro Show, featuring top-rated Toronto radio morning show host Todd Shapiro. The new daily show launches at 9 am ET, March 3(rd), 2014 on SiriusXM's 24/7 uncensored Canadian comedy station Canada Laughs (channel 168). With 14 years as an on-air host, Shapiro...

2014-02-04 12:25:48

SiriusXM Canada will also host a special JUNO Awards kickoff event with performances by The Trews and special guests with proceeds to go towards MusiCounts TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced its continued support as a key sponsor and contributor to the largest celebration of Canadian music, the 2014 JUNO Awards in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This year marks SiriusXM Canada's 8(th) consecutive year as...

2014-01-14 08:26:13

Flagship Business News Network programs to air live each weekday on SiriusXM's Canada Talks channel TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, and Business News Network (BNN), Canada's only television channel devoted exclusively to business and finance news, today announced a new partnership, with BNN programming simulcasting live each weekday on SiriusXM's current affairs and entertainment channel Canada Talks (167)....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'