Connie Kaldor nas been named a member of Order of Canada. Canada’s highest civilian honour, ‘The Order of Canada’ recognizes “a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation”.
Susan Forbes Hanson points us to a delightful profile of Kaldor and her reaction to the award.
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“On Wednesday morning, two things happened to Connie Kaldor — one resounding, the other quiet. First, the former Regina resident was officially named a member of the Order of Canada for her achievements in folk singing and writing. Second, on the way to dropping her sons off at school, the third line of the song she’s been writing came to her.”
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences held the 34th annual Juno Awards ceremony in Winnipeg last night. The awards of most relevance to the folk world were…
Jenny Whiteley, Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo for “Hopetown”.
The Wailin’ Jenneys, Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group for “40 Days”.
Garrett Mason, Blues Album of the Year for “I’m Just a Man”.
Connie Kaldor, Childrens Album of the year for “A Poodle in Paris”.Read More Add a Comment