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Hart delivers tearful speech at Junos

LONDON, Ont.—Corey Hart didn't call it a comeback but at the Juno Awards last night, the 1980s hit-maker proved his lengthy break from performing hasn't stalled his stage presence.

The “Sunglasses at Night” singer-songwriter delivered an emotional speech thanking his family and fans as he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame on the broadcast.

Wenjack's sister opens indigenous school at Trent

PETERBOROUGH, Ont.—Chanie Wenjack's sister said the presence of Gord Downie was upon Peterborough on Friday as she marked the opening of a school for indigenous studies at Trent University named after her brother.

“Even though Chanie is not here, our brothers Mike and Patrick are here,” Pearl Achneepineskum said as she drew attention to Downie's siblings across the room.