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Remember, Our Summer Schedule Runs Mondays & Thursdays

For the month of June at least the new FYI newsletter schedule is Mondays and Thursdays so adjust your reading schedule and know that we will be posting breaking news on the website as it happens,

Remember, Our Summer Schedule Runs Mondays & Thursdays

By David Farrell

For the month of June at least the new FYI newsletter schedule is Mondays and Thursdays so adjust your reading schedule and know that we will be posting breaking news on the website as it happens, as we did on Wednesday with the announcement of the June 29 date for the Juno Awards' streaming production of this year's winners.

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Soleil Launière
Jaime Antonio Luna Quezada

Soleil Launière

Music

Soleil Launière wins the Francouvertes: “It means a lot to me as an Indigenous artist”

Meet the Innu artist, big winner of the 2024 edition of the showcase-competition, who is the first Indigenous artist to win since the Quebec music competition started allowing submissions in Indigenous languages.

Soleil Launière has won the 28th edition of Francouvertes, becoming the first Indigenous artist to win the Quebec-based music competition.

The multidisciplinary Innu artist from Mashteuiatsh, Quebec won the grand final of the musical showcase on Monday, May 13. The Montreal-based artist edged out rapper Sensei H and maximalist rock singer-songwriter Loïc Lafrance.

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