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"Out of the thousands of acts that entered, you made it to the Searchlight regional semi-finals. Voting is now open. You can find the link to vote on your CBC Music artist profile page, and on the regional polls at the Searchlight homepage. Congratulations, and make sure you check out the other great acts that made it on. This round is only one week, and polls close at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 13. You're one big step closer to being named Canada's best new musical act, and taking home $20,000 worth of gear from Yamaha Canada Music ahead of sharing a bill with Tegan and Sara and Spoon at the CBC Music Festival in Vancouver. Good luck, and congratulations! Searchlight Team "

"We are featuring Carla Bonnell-Rickard, a terrific singer-songwriter, performing her music. " Carla Bonnell-Rickard, singer and songwriter, will be the featured performer at the next Timmins Voices to be held on August 9, 2012 at Christopher’s Coffee House. “I’m really excited about being part of Timmins Voices and look forward to sharing my words and music with the people of Timmins.” Carla said. Carla began performing in New Brunswick, Canada at the age of 17 in a local country rock band. She has since that time played venues in British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia. Her music combines folk and rock guitar playing with her classic country voice. Her songs passionately express the hidden voice of the heart.