Friday, April 19, 2019

Why this best-selling author used fantasy to tell the story of sexual assault

The idea for B.C.-based author Rachel Hartman's latest fantasy novel, which looks at consent and rape, was initiated by a community choir...

12-year-old fan who wowed Pink at concert says ‘nothing is impossible’

Victoria Anthony got to sing Pink's song to her at the pop star's May 12 concert in Vancouver. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/12-year-old-fan-who-wowed-pink-at-concert-says-nothing-is-impossible-1.4662144?cmp=rss

Indigenous women’s art displayed on billboards across Canada

From June until August, the Resilience Project is putting the work of 50 Indigenous women artists on 167 billboards across the country...

Superman actress Margot Kidder dead at age 69

Superman actress Margot Kidder, born in Yellowknife, N.W.T., has died at age 69, according to her family. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/obit-kidder-margot-1.4662062?cmp=rss

DHX Media to cut its debt with money from Peanuts deal with Sony: CEO

DHX Media Ltd. says the sale of nearly half of its stake in the Peanuts entertainment business to a Sony Corp. division...

Cannes Film Fest leaders sign pledge to improve gender equality

The leaders of the Cannes Film Festival have signed a gender equality pledge promising to make their selection process more transparent and...

Drake is going on tour, with two dates in Toronto this August

Toronto hometown hero Drake is going on tour this summer, with stops in Toronto in early August. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/drake-on-tour-1.4661647?cmp=rss

Rick Moranis to join upcoming SCTV reunion special

​Rick Moranis will be part of an upcoming reunion special for the sketch comedy series SCTV in Toronto. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/rick-moranis-sctv-reunion-special-1.4661263?cmp=rss

Hilarious clips and untold memories bring audience to its feet at SCTV reunion

Fans of SCTV were served a heaping dish of nostalgia on Sunday as cast members of the Canadian sketch comedy series gathered...

Montreal filmmaker makes her debut at Cannes festival

Kathy-Ann Thomas wrote and produced a short film called Snow, based on her own experiences of racism growing up in Canada. Now,...