An all-star cast celebrates the work of Al Purdy (pictured), William Shatner delivers a Christmas record, and Drake performs at a Toronto supper club. Also in the news are The Last Pogo, Unesco, reggae, Julian Thomas, Music Manitoba, Jacob Hoggard, Jesse Parent, Maple Blues Awards, and Ariana Grande. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Nicki Minaj (pictured) and her fans attack a Toronto blogger online, Google spends big bucks attacking a copyright directive, and Mick Jagger possibly jinxed England at the World Cup. Others in the headlines include Richard Swift, Anenome, hip-hop photos, Green Day, Carmen Campagne, Damian Marley, Dave Grohl, Julian Thomas, The Kubasonics, Charlie Puth, and the Brave festival.