world this weekend sunday april 1 2012 April 1, 2012

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Aung San Suu Kyi takes Burma into a new era -- the celebrated Nobel Peace Laureate wins a seat in parliament where she will sit opposite military representatives responsible for her years spent under house arrest. And in Ottawa tonight, the Juno Awards continue. Spread across the categories is a sprinkling of trendsetters mining many ultra-hip subgenres. But where is the vibrant new wave of Quebec superstars like singer Coeur de Pirate? Despite having won the equivalent of a Grammy in France for Best Song, she is confined to only "Francophone" categories here at home. The World This Weekend visits …



Aung San Suu Kyi takes Burma into a new era -- the celebrated Nobel Peace Laureate wins a seat in parliament where she will sit opposite military representatives responsible for her years spent under house arrest.

And in Ottawa tonight, the Juno Awards continue. Spread across the categories is a sprinkling of trendsetters mining many ultra-hip subgenres. But where is the vibrant new wave of Quebec superstars like singer Coeur de Pirate? Despite having won the equivalent of a Grammy in France for Best Song, she is confined to only "Francophone" categories here at home. The World This Weekend visits the Juno's two solitudes.