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[NEWS] Five Canadian culture links: Ontario, French’s, Sealfest, Beauty in a Box, oilpatch & drugs

  • Jamie Bradburn takes a look at the early 1980s genesis of the Ontario slogan “Yours to discover”.
  • CBC examines how French’s ketchup managed to take a lead over Heinz thanks to good marketing use of Canadian patriotism.
  • CBC reports on the east coast culinary festival of Sealfest, making use of seal products.
  • NOW Toronto praises Beauty in a Box, the new Cheryl Thompson book examining the African-Canadian beauty industry in all of its many facets through history.
  • This Toronto Star exposé takes a look at the disturbingly high rates of substance abuse among Alberta oilpatch workers.
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