Tag Archive | Canada

Music Video: Ventresca – Craving

Music Video: Ventresca – Craving

On EILE’s music slot today, we feature 18 year-old, alt-pop/indie Canadian singer-songwriter, Ventresca, and her great new single, Craving. This young, but very polished, artiste started in the music industry with dance lessons at the distinguished Canadian Dance Unit. However, she soon realised she had a talent for singing and songwriting, so she began taking […]

Listen: Amy Guess – Lay Low

Listen: Amy Guess – Lay Low

This morning, EILE is delighted to feature Canadian alternative/rock singer-songwriter, Amy Guess, and her exciting new single, ‘Lay Low’, a dark, emotive track reminiscent of Evanescence’s ‘Bring Me To Life’. Speaking about the single, she says: “When I was writing this song it was definitely about taking a needed break from relationships that felt toxic […]

Canada: LGBT+ activists fear police missed chances to catch serial killer

Canada: LGBT+ activists fear police missed chances to catch serial killer

As Canadian serial killer Bruce McArthur was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of eight men on Friday, LGBT+ activists questioned whether homophobia and racism may have hampered police investigations into the disappearance of his victims. Landscape gardener, McArthur, targeted victims linked to Toronto’s Gay Village over a period of seven years, with […]

Saxophonist, Grace Kelly | Facebook Live, March 18 at 3:00PM EDT (7 pm Irish Time)

Saxophonist, Grace Kelly | Facebook Live, March 18 at 3:00PM EDT (7 pm Irish Time)

Saxophonist, Grace Kelly, Welcomes Fans to the Studio for a Recording Session, to be Broadcast on Facebook Live on Sunday, March 18, at 3:00PM EDT The Facebook Live Event Marks the First in a Series of Releases from Kelly in 2018; Full Studio Album Forthcoming Saxophonist, vocalist, and composer, Grace Kelly, has been building a steadily-growing audience […]

Toronto: Bruce McArthur In Court Over Disappearances Of Gay Men

Toronto: Bruce McArthur In Court Over Disappearances Of Gay Men

Residents of The Gay Village in Toronto had been urging police to investigate the disappearances of two gay men last year, and finally charges have been brought against 66 year-old landscaper, Bruce Mc Arthur. He has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, although police have not yet found the bodies of the […]

Canada: LGBT Chechens Rescued and Granted Asylum

Canada: LGBT Chechens Rescued and Granted Asylum

More than two dozen gay and bisexual Chechen men and women have been granted asylum in Canada after being rescued from persecution in their country through a network of safehouses, the group that coordinated the operation said on Friday, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Twenty-two of the 31 men and women who were granted […]

Canada: Catholic Schools Withdraw Play About Cross-dressing Boy

Canada: Catholic Schools Withdraw Play About Cross-dressing Boy

Several Catholic schools in Ontario in Canada have canceled performances of a children’s play about a boy who cross-dresses, drawing accusations of transphobia in the liberal province. Performances of the play that explores gender identity were suddenly called off by six elementary schools – five of them with Catholic affiliations – over the last week […]