CORUS ENTERTAINMENT TO HONOUR NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION WITH ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING ON GLOBAL TV AND CORUS RADIO
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September 18, 2023
ET Canada, The Morning Show, Global News, Corus Radio Announce Specials Airing This September
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, September 18, 2023 – In honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, a number of Corus Entertainment’s news and entertainment programs will be utilizing their platforms to amplify a number of diverse Indigenous voices. This year’s original programming includes:
In addition to ET Canada’s coverage of talented Indigenous entertainers year-round, on Friday, September 29, ET Canada will broadcast a half-hour special dedicated to shining a spotlight on some of the revolutionary artists who are making their mark in entertainment on Indigenous Artists & Icons: Inspiring Change. The special will feature in-depth conversations with Bones of Crows star Grace Dove and director Marie Clements, Tantoo Cardinal, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Kaniehtiio Horn, Shawnee Kish, Don Amero, Tia Wood, Boogey The Beat, Lesley Hampton, Sage Paul, Willow Allen, Braydee Cardinal, Brigette Lacquette, Jade Turner, and Jayli Wolf. Plus, activist and entrepreneur Shayla Stonechild returns for an inspiring discussion with creator Michelle Chubb on the importance of representation, and the changes they hope to see moving forward. ET Canada presents Indigenous Artists & Icons: Inspiring Change airs Friday, September 29 on Global, and streams live and on demand on STACK TV and the Global TV App.
The Morning Show
The Morning Show (TMS) acknowledges the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with segments throughout the month of September. Earlier this month, TMS kicked off its coverage with a sit-down interview with author Phyllis Webstad, creator of Orange Shirt Day, who discussed her new book Every Child Matters as the nation marks the 10th anniversary of her revolutionary movement. Later this month during the week of September 25, TMS welcomes two Juno Award nominated musicians – country artist, advocate and lawyer Desiree Dorion who celebrates her new album That’s How I Know and Anishinaabe/Cree artist Jayli Wolf who will discusses her latest EP God Is An Endless Mirror. On the morning of September 29, TMS will feature Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Douglas Sutherland, authors of Valley Of The Birdtail, who will reflect on the day and their bestselling book. The show also welcomes back Patrick Shannon and Joleen Mitton, the co-founders of Supernaturals Modelling, the world’s first and only all-Indigenous modelling agency, fresh from New York Fashion Week. The Morning Show airs weekdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET/PT and can be viewed on all platforms across Canada, on Globalnews.ca, and on Global TV App.
Local Global newscasts across the country will have coverage of community events celebrating and honouring Indigenous heritage and Global National will have reports from the nation’s capital, along with stories on reconciliation, the ongoing search for residential school graves, and more. Global News can be viewed on all platforms across Canada, on Globalnews.ca, and on Global TV App.
Corus Talk Radio stations – Vancouver’s 980 CKNW, Edmonton’s 630 CHED, QR Calgary, Winnipeg’s 680 CJOB, 640 Toronto, Hamilton’s 900 CHML, and London’s 980 CFPL – will highlight the day on September 29 and 30 with Indigenous stories from their local communities. Listen live, on demand or on the Radio Play app.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
X (formerly known as Twitter): @CorusPR @ETCanada @TheMorningShow @Globalnews @GlobalNational @980CKNW @630CHED @QRcalgary @680CJOB @900CHML @980CFPL
Instagram: @etcanada@morningshowca @globalnews @globalnational @cknw980 @630ched @qrcalgary @680cjob am900chml @980cfplnews
ET Canada, Global News and Corus Radio are part of the Corus Entertainment Network.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, digital and streaming platforms, and technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with streaming platforms STACKTV, TELETOON+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. Corus is the domestic advertising representative and an original content partner for Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, which is the leading free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Melissa Ferris, Senior Publicist, ET Canada
Cathy Paine, Communications Specialist, Global News and Corus Radio
Director, Communications, Global News and Corus Radio