Tag: wins

Stephen Waddell wins $50,000 Scotiabank Photography prize

Canadian photographer Stephen Waddell has won the $ 50,000 Scotiabank Photography award for 2019. Along with the cash, the prize comes with a solo primary exhibition during the 2020 CONTACT photography festival, as well as a book of his work being produced and published internationally. Stephen Waddell’s Sunflower, 2018, Archival Pigment Print.  (1996-98 AccuSoft Inc., All…

Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit polls

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war. The apparent landslide victory of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, is a bitter blow for incumbent Petro Poroshenko…

High school’s Alien production wins internet raves

There are those perennial stage works that are perfectly suited to be performed in high schools across the country every year: say, Our Town, The Crucible, Annie or The Wizard of Oz. And now, to this canon, you might add Alien. An image provided by Perfecto Cuervo shows Xavier Perez as the xenomorph in the…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh wins his seat in Burnaby South byelection

BURNABY, B.C.—New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh has won a bitter byelection race in Burnaby South just months before a federal election. He will be the first person of colour to lead a federal party in the House of Commons. Singh earned 38.8 per cent of the vote from 189 of 196 polls reporting. He…

Jason Kenney pledges education revamp if UCP wins power in Alberta

EDMONTON – Alberta Opposition leader Jason Kenney says if his United Conservative party wins power, it will retool the education system to make it practical and adaptable for the modern, digital age. And he says anything deemed NDP ideology or worldview that is stitched into the government’s current curriculum review will be on the scrap…