CBC on-air personality Amanda Lang has spoken at events sponsored by RBC. (QMI Agency file photo)

CBC bans paid appearances

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp will no longer allow its on-air journalists to receive payment for appearances at external events, the public broadcaster said on Thursday.

Dancing for 12 hours straight donning superhero outfits marks the return of Simon Fraser University's second annual Dance Marathon. (Photo submitted)

Dancers won't sit for 12 hours

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a bunch of superheroes dancing for 12 hours straight in hopes of raising $25,000 for BC Children’s Hospital.