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Laugh Attack - Comedy Adapts to Cancel Culture: W5

Catalogue Number:  CTV935
Producer:  CTV
Producers:  Miller, Derek
Directors:  Hughes, David
Producing Agencies:  CTV Television
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Current Events, Documentary, Social Issues
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2023
Running Time:  22:23

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Sandie Rinaldo investigates how Canadian stand-up comedians are adapting to the climate of 'cancel culture' and political correctness.

Russell Peters went from a challenging childhood where he was the target of bullying to become one of the biggest names in comedy, known for his sharp observational humour about ethnicity, race and cultural stereotypes. Rolling Stone magazine lists the 52-year-old Indo-Canadian who was raised in Brampton, Ontaio as one of the 50 best comics of all time. Peters, is a man with a reputation for not pulling any punches.

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