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What’s behind TV bingeing’s bad rap?
Don't listen to the headlines linking binge watching to depression and loneliness. It can be a positive experience
'The X-Files' returns for 10 more episodes
The truth is still out there, as The X-Files returns for another 10-episode run. Fox is calling the second chapter…
Chris Brown named new CBC Moscow correspondent
Veteran Vancouver-based CBC reporter Chris Brown is being named the public broadcaster’s correspondent in their new Moscow Bureau. Brown will…
Queen celebrates 91st birthday
Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, celebrated her 91st birthday in a usual low-key fashion on Friday. Artillery…
Alicia Keys, Canadian 'Idle No More' activists honored for human rights activism
American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys and Canada’s Indigenous rights movement have been selected to receive top accolades for their human rights…
Tay Zonday talks 'Chocolate Rain' on its 10th anniversary
His odd, but earnest music video went viral and became the source of many, many memes. What's life like for Tay today?
Prince Harry sought counselling more than a decade after mother's death
Britain’s Prince Harry sought counselling in his late twenties to help deal with the grief of losing his mother more…
Canadian hitmakers Wild Strawberries get deep
'90s pop-rock radio duo thoughtfully evolve in their latest album, 'Vesper 50'
This week in Canadian pop culture history: Queen Elizabeth II's birth, Sun News Network launch
April 17 Lester B. PearsonNational Film Board of Canada / Library and Archives Canada 1967Prime Minister Lester Pearson announced the…
Apple Music picks up George Stromboulopoulos concert series
George Stroumboulopoulos is teaming up with Apple Music to present House of Strombo, a 10-episode concert series available to stream…
'Saturday Night Live' needs to be sharper, as Jimmy Fallon-hosted edition shows
Cast members must be fuming at Alec Baldwin’s continuing hijacking of Saturday Night Live with his cartoonish Donald Trump impression
Bank of Canada gets nerdy to celebrate anniversary
The Bank of Canada may not be known for its humor but it marked the nation’s 150th anniversary with a…
Meet two people who invisibly influence the future of CBC
CBC union presidents Kam Rao and Jonathan Spence are presenting opinions from the public broadcaster's workers to decision makers
Alysha Brilla is out to change the world, one song at a time
Waterloo, Ontario-based musician releasing new album in the fall, touring internationally
You're rehired! 'The Boss Baby' tops weekend box office
The Boss Baby tops the North American box office for a second weekend with $26.3 million, again edging out Beauty and the Beast
Thank you, Scott: 'SNL' nails social media inertia
The always-connected age hasn't left us closer to loved ones, leisurely and more informed -- instead we're all distracted, perpetually busy and tethered to our employers
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