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'This is not just a bit of fun:' Alvvays singer Molly Rankin harassed in onstage incident

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:17:41 EDT


Alvvways frontwoman Molly Rankin was left stunned during a recent show when a male fan bolted onto the stage and attempted to kiss her.

She'll be back: Linda Hamilton returning to Terminator franchise

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:41:07 EDT


Linda Hamilton is returning to the Terminator franchise for the first time since 1991's Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:16:59 EDT


Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face' by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him.

Jake LaMotta, boxing's Raging Bull, dies at 95

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:50:24 EDT


Jake LaMotta, the iron-chinned brawler whose exploits in and out of the ring during boxing's heyday served as the basis for the Oscar-winning Raging Bull, has died at 95 after a bout with pneumonia.

New Toronto project aims to help house struggling musicians

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT


A plan is in the works to offer struggling musicians their own building downtown, complete with affordable rental units, rehearsal and recording space, CBC Toronto has learned.

Lucy Maud Montgomery — and P.E.I. — to be featured in Heritage Minute

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:06:57 EDT


Anne of Green Gables author Lucy Maud Montgomery will be featured on Heritage Minutes.

Douglas Cardinal, Indigenous design team to rep Canada at Venice Architecture Biennale

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:30:33 EDT


​An Indigenous design team led by architect Douglas Cardinal will represent Canada at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Internet infamy? Avril Lavigne named most dangerous celeb on the web

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:57:26 EDT


One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyoncé at something, but the Canadian singer may not be totally happy with her victory — she has been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet.

'Embarrassment of riches:' P.E.I.'s Martha MacIsaac basks in new movie successes after TIFF

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT


P.E.I.'s Martha MacIsaac has roles in two movies premiering this week at the Toronto International Film Festival — Unicorn Store with Brie Larsen and Battle of the Sexes with Steve Carell and Emma Stone.

Ottawa band in Beyoncé album mix-up dropped by label amid sex assault allegations

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:34:49 EDT


An Ottawa punk band that rose briefly to fame this week after a German vinyl pressing plant mistakenly put its songs on copies of Beyoncé's Lemonade album has been dropped from its own label over allegations of sexual assault.

Didn't like Sean Spicer's Emmy cameo? 'People are reading too much into this,' he says

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:58:24 EDT


Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. But not everyone was laughing.

'I don't make music that has nothing to say:' Lido Pimienta wins 2017 Polaris Music Prize

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:35:03 EDT


Colombian immigrant Lido Pimienta has won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize for her album La Papessa.

Will and Grace star Eric McCormack honoured with Stratford Legacy Award

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:27:46 EDT


Eric McCormack channelled his theatrical training into a spirited tribute to the Stratford Festival as the Will and Grace star was honoured by the stage company he credits for helping prime him for future stardom.

Yellowknifer finds her cool in Brrrlesque, takes to stage in Australia

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:50:20 EDT


How a 'shy person' overcame her fears and brought her first ever Brrrlesque act across the ocean.

'Trauma and chronic pain have changed my life,' Lady Gaga says as European tour postponed

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:11:57 EDT


Lady Gaga has postponed her world tour's European leg until next year because of ongoing health problems, the tour's promoter said Monday.

Trump tirades, love for Canada dominate discussion at the Emmys

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT


From a surprise appearance by Sean Spicer and his podium to big wins for diverse cast and crews, here are some of the memorable moments from Sunday's Emmys.

Bobby Heenan, legendary pro wrestling manager, dead at 73

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:05:39 EDT


Bobby Heenan, the legendary pro wrestler, manager and colour commentator known by his nickname The Brain, died Sunday. He was 73.

Scotiabank Giller Prize: David Chariandy, Eden Robinson and Michael Redhill up for $100K award

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:45:38 EDT


A mix of new and established writers comprise the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize long list. The $100,000 prize recognizes the best in Canadian fiction.

Hollywood director James Cameron invests in Saskatchewan pea processing plant

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:54:37 EDT


Hollywood director James Cameron and his wife, Suzy Amis Cameron, have announced they are investing in an organic pea processing plant in Saskatchewan.

Rolling Stone to be sold by Wenner Media

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:26:33 EDT


Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever.