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The Horribly Awfuls
The Horribly Awfuls were a Canadian cowpunk band formed in 2002 in Winnipeg.Contents1 History 2 Band members 3 Discography 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] In four years spanning 2002-2007, The Horribly Awfuls made four full-length records and one EP which is yet to be released.[when?] Led by songwriter Gareth Williams, the Awfuls were known for their loose and rough feel and for their witty and evocative lyrics.[citation needed] Band members changed from project to project, as did their roles in the band. The core of the band was made up of Gareth Williams, Tyler Shipley (also of The Consumer Goods) and Matt McLennan (also of Cone Five). No album ever took longer than one studio session to record, and the musicians often improvised their parts
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Winnipeg
Winnipeg
Winnipeg
(/ˈwɪnɪpɛɡ/ ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba
Manitoba
in Canada. It is near the longitudinal centre of North America and is 110 kilometres (70 mi) from the Canada– United States
United States
border.[14] It is also the place of the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. The city is named after the nearby Lake Winnipeg; the name comes from the Western Cree words for muddy water. The region was a trading centre for aboriginal peoples long before the arrival of Europeans. French traders built the first fort on the site in 1738. A settlement was later founded by the Selkirk settlers of the Red River Colony
Red River Colony
in 1812, the nucleus of which was incorporated as the City of Winnipeg
Winnipeg
in 1873
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Like A Virgin (song)
"Like a Virgin" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna
Madonna
for her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984). It was released on October 31, 1984, by the Sire label as the album's lead single. The song was written by Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, and produced by Nile Rodgers; Steinberg said that the song was inspired by his personal experiences of romance. "Like a Virgin" was chosen for Madonna
Madonna
by Michael Ostin of Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records
after listening to a demo sung by Kelly. However, Rodgers initially felt that the song did not have a sufficient hook and was not suitable for Madonna, but subsequently changed his opinion after the hook was stuck in his mind. Musically, "Like a Virgin" is a dance-oriented song, composed of two hooks. Madonna's voice is heard in a high register while a continuous arrangement of drums are heard along the bassline
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Wayback Machine
The Wayback Machine
Wayback Machine
is a digital archive of the World Wide Web
World Wide Web
and other information on the Internet
Internet
created by the Internet
Internet
Archive, a nonprofit organization, based in San Francisco, California, United States.Contents1 History 2 Technical details2.1 Storage capabilities 2.2 Growth 2.3 Website exclusion policy2.3.1 Oakland Archive
Archive
Policy3 Uses3.1 In legal evidence3.1.1 Civil litigation3.1.1.1 Netbula LLC v. Chordiant Software Inc. 3.1.1.2 Telewizja Polska3.1.2 Patent law 3.1.3 Limitations of utility4 Legal status 5 Archived content legal issues5.1 Scientology 5.2 Healthcare Advocates, Inc. 5.3 Suzanne Shell 5.4 Daniel Davydiuk6 Censorship and other threats 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification
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Alberta
Alberta
Alberta
(/ælˈbɜːrtə/ ( listen)) is a western province of Canada. With an estimated population of 4,067,175 as of 2016 census,[1] it is Canada's fourth most populous province and the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces. Its area is about 660,000 square kilometres (250,000 sq mi). Alberta
Alberta
and its neighbour Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
were districts of the Northwest Territories until they were established as provinces on September 1, 1905.[5] The premier has been Rachel Notley
Rachel Notley
since May 2015. Alberta
Alberta
is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia
British Columbia
to the west and Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
to the east, the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
to the north, and the U.S. state
U.S

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Calgary
Calgary
Calgary
(/ˈkælɡəri, -ɡri/ ( listen)) is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. It is situated at the confluence of the Bow River
Bow River
and the Elbow River
Elbow River
in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and prairie, about 80 km (50 mi) east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies
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Flare Magazine
Flare is a Canadian online fashion magazine. It is published by Rogers Communications. History[edit] Flare was created by Maclean-Hunter publishing in 1979, as a rebranding of Miss Chatelaine magazine. Flare promotes itself as "Canada's Fashion magazine".[citation needed] While cover stories often feature American or international stars, Flare otherwise focuses largely on Canadian content and its role in international art, fashion, and media. In addition to runway and street fashion from Canada and abroad, the magazine covers music and entertainment, health and beauty, and feature stories relevant to young Canadian women. Flare celebrated its 30th anniversary on November 5, 2009, with a reception and party at the Royal Ontario Museum. Flare was the brainchild of Donna Scott, who was assigned by Maclean-Hunter management to two of its magazines, Teen Generation and Miss Chatelaine
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Miriam Toews
Miriam Toews (/ˈteɪvz/; born 1964) is a Canadian writer, best known for her novels A Complicated Kindness and All My Puny Sorrows. She has won a number of literary prizes including the Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Writers' Trust Engel/Findley Award for body of work. She is also a two-time finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a two-time winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. Toews had a leading role in the feature film Silent Light, written and directed by Mexican filmmaker, Carlos Reygadas and winner of the 2007 Cannes Jury Prize, an experience that informed her fifth novel, Irma Voth.Contents1 Life and work1.1 A Complicated Kindness 1.2 The Flying Troutmans 1.3 Irma Voth and Silent Light 1.4 All My Puny Sorrows2 Bibliography 3 Filmography 4 Selected awards and honours 5 Notes and references 6 External linksLife and work[edit] Toews grew up in Steinbach, Manitoba, the second daughter of Mennonite parents. Through her father, Melvin C
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Kofi Annan
Kofi Atta Annan (/ˈkoʊfi ˈænæn/[1]; born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations
United Nations
from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.[2] He is the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan
Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela.[3][4] Born in Kumasi, Annan went on to study economics at Macalester College, international relations from the Graduate Institute Geneva and management at MIT. Annan joined the UN in 1962, working for the World Health Organization's Geneva
Geneva
office. He went on to work in several capacities at the UN Headquarters including serving as the Under- Secretary-General for peacekeeping between March 1992 and December 1996
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Madonna (entertainer)
Madonna
Madonna
Louise Ciccone (/tʃɪˈkoʊni/; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop" since the 1980s, Madonna
Madonna
is known for pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music, as well as visual imagery in music videos and on stage. She has also frequently reinvented both her music and image while maintaining autonomy within the recording industry. Besides sparking controversy, her works have been praised by music critics. Madonna
Madonna
is often cited as an influence by other artists. Born and raised in Michigan, Madonna
Madonna
moved to New York City
New York City
in 1978 to pursue a career in modern dance
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Cowpunk
Cowpunk (or country punk) is a subgenre of punk rock that began in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
in the late 1970s and California in the early 1980s. It combines punk rock or new wave with country, folk and blues in sound, subject matter, attitude, and style.[1][2] Many of the musicians in this scene have now become associated with alternative country or roots rock.Contents1 History 2 List of bands 3 See also 4 References 5 BibliographyHistory[edit] A 1984 New York Times article on the emerging aesthetic acknowledged cowpunk as one of several catch-all terms critics were using to categorize the country-influenced music of otherwise unrelated punk and New Wave bands
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Manitoba
Manitoba
Manitoba
(/ˌmænɪˈtoʊbə/ ( listen)) is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada. It is one of the three prairie provinces (with Alberta
Alberta
and Saskatchewan) and Canada's fifth-most populous province with its estimated 1.3 million people. Manitoba covers 649,950 square kilometres (250,900 sq mi) with a widely varied landscape. The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario
Ontario
to the east and Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
to the west, the territories of Nunavut
Nunavut
to the north, and Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
to the northwest, and the US states of North Dakota
North Dakota
and Minnesota
Minnesota
to the south. Aboriginal peoples have inhabited what is now Manitoba
Manitoba
for thousands of years
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Canada
Coordinates: 60°N 95°W / 60°N 95°W / 60; -95CanadaFlagMotto: A Mari Usque Ad Mare  (Latin) (English: "From Sea to Sea")Anthem: "O Canada"Royal anthem: "God Save the Queen"[1]Capital Ottawa 45°24′N 75°40′W / 45.400°N 75.667°W / 45.400; -75.667Largest city TorontoOfficial languagesEnglish FrenchEthnic groupsList of ethnicities74.3% European 14.5% Asian 5.1% Indigenous 3.4% Caribbean and Latin American 2.9% African 0.2% Oceanian[2]ReligionList of religions67.2% Christianity 23.9% Non-religious 3.2% Islam 1.5% Hinduism 1.4% Sikhism 1.1% Buddhism 1.0% Judaism 0.6% Other -[3]Demonym CanadianGovernment Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy[4]• MonarchElizabeth II• Governor GeneralJulie Payette• Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau• Chie
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Tyler Shipley
The Consumer Goods was a Canadian indie rock/pop band originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their politically charged music earned both praise and contempt, and made them controversial figures in the Canadian indie rock scene in the 2000s
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The Consumer Goods
The Consumer Goods
The Consumer Goods
was a Canadian indie rock/pop band originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their politically charged music earned both praise and contempt, and made them controversial figures in the Canadian indie rock scene in the 2000s
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