Thursday, February 21, 2019

B.C., Ontario home to Canada’s highest concentration of vegetarians and vegans, survey finds

Younger Canadians are far more likely to be vegetarians or vegans than older generations, according to a survey that's claimed to be among the...

Tiger Mother Amy Chua issues stark warning about state of U.S. culture, politics

The 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' author is also a foreign policy expert, and her latest book delves into the impact...

Justin Timberlake includes Prince tribute in Super Bowl halftime show

He stuck to some of his most popular hits such as Mirrors, Cry Me A River and SexyBack, but it was a...

Sexual misconduct claims against Louis C.K. put Vancouver animators out of work

Dozens of employees for a Vancouver-based animation studio lost a big gig recently after a new Louis C.K. TV series was shelved...

‘Everybody has failed these young women:’ New docuseries resurfaces R. Kelly sex abuse allegations

U.S. authorities are seeking witnesses and evidence in connection to longstanding sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly, accusations revived this month in...

3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them. Simmons vehemently denied what he called "these...

AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates for Alzheimer’s, inspired by Canadian fan’s 19-hour skates

A Canadian hockey ref's unusual fundraiser for Alzheimer's research has caught the attention of his musical heroes. Steve McNeil is from Toronto but has been...

Calgary animators win prestigious Winsor McCay Award

Oscar-nominated Calgary animators Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis talk about the unique pleasures of creating animated short films, ahead of travelling to...

How Emily Steel toppled TV titan Bill O’Reilly — the inside story

New York Times journalist Emily Steel tells the inside story of the Bill O'Reilly investigation, and how she and her team persuaded...

Jazz Fest cancels SLĀV after widespread criticism and protests

Critics have accused the show, which features African-American slave songs, of cultural appropriation. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/slav-cancelled-jazz-fest-controversy-1.4733240?cmp=rss