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Cbc Music: Path Project and Studio Effort

cbc music: The Polaris winner is chosen by a large team of journalists, broadcasters and bloggers, irrespective of genre or sales, according to CTV. The winner will be announced on Sept. 18 at a gala presentation held at Toronto's Carlu. Among the 10 contenders revealed Thursday for the 50,000 award, which goes to the best album from a Canadian artist or band, are Gord Downie's Secret Path project, Leonard Cohen's final studio effort You Want It Darker and Feist's Pleasure. A webcast will be hosted by CBC Music and Downie's Secret Path interprets the true story of Chanie Wenjack, a young boy who died while trying to escape a residential school, while A Tribe Called Red's pulsing We Are The Halluci Nation carries an vibrant political edge from the moment it gets underway. Here's a look at several themes that emerged from the nominees Fresh conversations were sparked in the past year over Canada's historic mistreatment of Indigenous people and the Polaris short list includes an eclectic group of artists giving voice to the issues. ( As reported in the news.