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Tina Turner's name is synonymous with rock and roll, but what you might not know is that she was born as Anna Mae Bullock. Her stage name was given to her by legendary musician Ike Turner, but as we discover in HBO's documentary "Tina," the name was about the only positive aspect of her relationship with him. Colin Ellis and Nam Kiwanuka dig into the documentary and what it uncovers about Turner's life and career, and the power of reclaiming a name.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.