Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Waiting to die: Winnipeg man says faith-based hospital delayed access to assisted death

An 88-year-old Winnipeg man wants to end his life after being confined to a bed for several months with no chance of recovering and says...

Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson wins $50K Sobey Art Award

Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson has captured the $50,000 Sobey Art Award, Canada's largest prize for contemporary art. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/sobey-art-award-winner-1.4371486?cmp=rss

Ontario makes it illegal to protest outside and near abortion clinics

It will soon be illegal to protest outside and near abortion clinics in Ontario. The legislature passed a bill Wednesday to create zones around the...

Best pro baseball players throw right, hit left

For baseball players, throwing right-handed and batting left-handed may be the best combination for success in the major leagues, according a new analysis of...

Brain changes may persist in teenage athletes months after concussion: study

A new Canadian study suggests teenage athletes who sustain concussions may still be experiencing brain changes even after they have been cleared to return...

Beadwork goalie mask wins Salt Spring National Art Prize for Calgary professor

Calgary-based artist Judy Anderson beat out 48 other finalists to win the Salt Spring National Art Prize for a 3D mixed-media piece...

Thousands gather at Nathan Phillips Square to honour Gord Downie with Hip singalong

A week after Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie died at age 53, Toronto-based singalong collective Choir! Choir! Choir! hosted a tribute to...

Negligence alleged in sex abuse case against Weinstein Co.

An aspiring actress has sued The Weinstein Co. alleging it was aware of sexual misconduct by its co-founder, Harvey Weinstein. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/weinstein-lawsuit-huett-1.4371386?cmp=rss

Non-Indigenous B.C. artist defends work despite calls for authenticity

Sue Coleman says while she is inspired by the Northwest Coast Indigenous style of art, she is not copying but "translating" Indigenous...

‘The godfather of rock and roll:’ music pioneer Fats Domino dead at age 89

Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it...