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Steelpan drum players gather for ultimate Pan Alive steelband music competition

In celebration of freedom and diversity, Lamport Stadium will be alive with the sound of steelpan music as steelbands compete in the Pan Alive Competition to decide Ontario’s Champion Steelband on Aug. 3, 2018. Artistic director Rhoma Spencer tells us about her role in the festival as well as a new event on the Friday night leading up to the Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade, also known as, Caribana [article, video].

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Tom Petty family hopes singer’s death will spark discussion on opioid use

The coroner’s report said that singer Tom Petty died of an accidental  drug overdose from multiple medications. His family posted a message to the public on the homepage of his website in hopes of sparking a healthy and necessary discussion on the use of opioids in pain management.

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