Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Harvard’s Hasty Pudding to allow women to join cast next year

Harvard University's Hasty Pudding theatre troupe, the nation's oldest collegiate theatrical organization, announced Thursday it will allow women to join its cast,...

Legendary Edmonton jazz pianist, ex-senator Tommy Banks dead at 81

Tommy Banks won both a Juno and Gemini award, hosted The Tommy Banks Show from 1968-83 and numerous other TV programs, and...

‘They are very dangerous’: Trampoline park death highlights calls for regulation

At first, Sylvie Gilbert says she felt intense fear. Sadness. Devastation. The Victoria woman's eight-year-old daughter Chelsea was injured in a foam pit at a B.C....

1 dead, 9 hospitalized in flu outbreak at Toronto homeless shelter

Toronto Public Health says it's investigating a deadly flu outbreak at a shelter in the city. Associate Medical Officer of Health Allison Chris says the...

Casey Affleck won’t attend Academy Awards in apparent #MeToo fallout

In another apparent consequence of the #MeToo movement, last year's best actor Oscar winner Casey Affleck will not be presenting at or...

More birth defects seen in areas of U.S. where Zika virus spread

The mosquito-born Zika virus may be responsible for an excess number of birth defects in U.S. states and territories where the virus had been...

Moscow theatre disobeys ban and shows British director’s Stalin film

A Russian art house cinema screened satirical film The Death of Stalin to a packed house on Thursday, despite the Russian culture...

Suicides in Nunavut hit 10-year low, but still too many, advocate says

Nunavut had 25 deaths by suicide in 2017, the fewest in 10 years. The number, released by Nunavut's Chief Coroner, marks the second year in a...

Oprah Winfrey tells magazine she’s not interested in 2020 U.S. presidential run

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has no interest in running for U.S. president in 2020, she says in an interview with InStyle magazine...

Controversial Bollywood epic Padmaavat opens across the GTA, after India’s top court lifts ban

The Bollywood epic Padmaavat, which sparked violent protests in northern India’s Rajasthan region, is expected to open across the GTA Friday. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/controversial-bollywood-epic-padmaavat-opens-across-the-gta-after-india-s-top-court-lifts-ban-1.4502576?cmp=rss