Saturday, September 22, 2018

L.A. court throws out defamation suit against former Crystal Castles singer

A California court throws out a defamation suit against Alice Glass, former singer for the Toronto band Crystal Castles. Glass has publicly...

Hollywood Foreign Press group investigating actor Brendan Fraser’s groping claim

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it is investigating actor Brendan Fraser's claim that its former president, Philip Berk, groped him in...

Superagers’ youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists...

Female-centric thriller Annihilation faces whitewashing controversy

Taking on the future in the bold, new science fiction movie Annihilation has got writer-director Alex Garland facing issues of the present...

‘It’s time to heal’: Montreal writer wins battle to get insurer to recognize his...

Samuel Archibald says he can finally relax after he spoke out about being denied disability insurance last fall, even though his doctor had ordered him...

Siksika artist’s work to hang in National Gallery of Canada after Governor General’s Award

An Indigenous visual and performance artist from Alberta — known for his campy persona Buffalo Boy — has won a prestigious national...

Arcade Fire to perform, receive achievement award at the Junos

Arcade Fire have been added as performers to next month's Juno Awards broadcast. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/arcade-fire-junos-1.4535118?cmp=rss

‘It looks to us as though there is a developing country within Canada’s borders,’...

Canada's appalling record on Indigenous health is undermining its efforts to be a global health leader, according to research published this week in one...

Harvey Weinstein apologizes for citing Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence in court

Harvey Weinstein apologized to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers cited them in asking a court to dismiss a sexual...

Black Panther ‘more than just a movie’ to hundreds of kids at Dartmouth screening

More than 400 youth aged 9 to 18 packed two theatres on Thursday night to watch Black Panther. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/african-nova-scotia-youth-dartmouth-movie-black-panther-1.4548313?cmp=rss