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New on the Nintendo Switch: Mar. 3, 2017
It’s Switch time! Nintendo’s new console launches on Friday with eight games. Here’s what’s available, along with their prices in…
New on Netflix Canada and Cravetv in March 2017
Leading March's streaming highlights is Netflix's Marvel series 'Iron Fist'
An animated chat with Ken Cuperus, creator of YTV's The Stanley Dynamic
The Winnipeg-born writer-producer shares the secrets behind his hit live-action/animated kid sitcom
Apple Music previews original series Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps
Apple has been on a spending spree lately, scooping up rights to original entertainment programming
This week's Nintendo eShop downloads: Mario vs. Donkey Kong
It's quiet on the Nintendo download front as the company prepares the launch of their new Switch console on Mar. 3
Air Canada reveals retro black look for uniforms, planes
The plane redesign was lead by Winnipeg-born Tyler Brûlé, and the staff uniforms were designed by Vancouver-born Christopher Bates
Halifax Black Film Festival to debut with Maya Angelou doc
The inaugural Halifax Black Film Festival will launch with a gala screening of the feature-length documentary Maya Angelou and Still…
An 'unreliable' source: Wikipedia blacklists UK's Daily Mail
Wikipedia editors have voted to prohibit the use of British tabloid Daily Mail as a citation source
Review: Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special
Like a string of flat SNL sketches, the concepts are clever, but on screen, the results feel forced and are often unfunny
Inside CBC's hit series Murdoch Mysteries with showrunner Peter Mitchell
Millions of Canadians love the historical Toronto-based detective series and we seek out secrets behind the show's success
It's true but not new: UPS trucks avoid left turns to save money and time
Why are Travel+Leisure, Quartz and The Independent wasting their resources on this story from 2010?
What's new on Netflix Canada and Cravetv in February
Leading February's streaming highlights is Netflix's new horror-comedy 'Santa Clarita Diet'
HMV Canada to close all its stores by Apr. 30
Music retailer opened in April 1987, bringing big-box music retailing to Canada with massive displays and a wide-selection of physical media
Mythbusting study reveals that when poor people are given cash, they really do spend it well
There’s a pervasive myth that giving cash to the poor is a waste because they’ll just spend it on “cigarettes and…
Comedy Network greenlights animated reboot of iconic Canadian comedy Corner Gas
The 13-episode, half-hour series will be produced in 4K and air in the 2017-2018 broadcast season
Why Vanity Fair is
Vanity Fair's scathing critique of Donald Trump's new restaurant has angered the U.S. President-elect on social media.