News for February 22nd 2016

by Saturn De Los Angeles

Here's some events happening this week in the arts. 

According to the Montreal Gazette, Cinema Politica will screen a historical documentary on Algeria's anti-colonial movement Monday Night from 8 at Concordia University's Hall Theatre. 

Notable trans singer-songwriter Rae Spoon launches a new album at Casa del Popplo Wednesday night at 8; and a documentary on homophobia in Jamaica screens on Saturday night at the Grande Bibliotheque's Old Port Theatre. 

Also happening this weekend - is Nuit Blanche, with winter activities happening downtown into the night.

by Patricia Petit Liang

Canadians will soon no longer be able to participate in the American game show Jeopardy because of international internet laws.

According to BBC News, one of the last hopes for Canadian Jeopardy fans is Chandni Kher, from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Kher is still waiting to audition for the show, but is optimistic about her chances of getting on it. 

by Sam Obrand

The death toll of Fiji's most recent cyclone has raised fears over health and safety. 

According to Reuters, cleanup began on Monday in Fiji following what was one of the most powerful storms in the southern hemisphere.

The storm has killed  21 people and eight people are still missing. 

Evacuation centres are accommodating around 8000 people.