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.
William Shatner (pictured) continues his musical mission, Music Nova Scotia gets nocturnal, and hip-hop poses for the camera. Others in the headlines include Mel Boogie, Barbra Streisand, Nile Rodgers, Sony Music, Oh Carolina, Nick Mason, Chris Thomas King, Joni Mitchell, Britpop, Bob Dylan, Chris Cornell, and Queen.