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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
Howie Mandel to host 2017 Canadian Screen Awards
"I am so excited about the free trip home!" Mandel said in a statement
Jessica Holmes makes a big return to CBC's Air Farce
The comedienne dishes on impersonating Céline Dion & Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, opening for Seinfeld, Ellen and Oprah
In Oscars first, gender-fluid performer Kelly Mantle considered for both male and female acting categories
As the Oscar race begins to heat up, a milestone: gender-fluid performer Kelly Mantle is officially submitted for consideration in…
Air Farce New Year's Eve returns on Dec. 30 with cast member Jessica Holmes
CBC’s long-running New Year’s Eve special edition of Air Farce returns on Dec. 30 — moved from its titular airdate…
'Moonlight' named best picture of the year by Toronto Film Critics Association
'Toni Erdmann' also wins big with Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actress for Sandra Hüller
Canadian arts organizations unknowingly advertise on Breitbart.com
When the Globe and Mail called up numerous Canadians arts organizations to ask why their ads appeared on controversial news website Breitbart.com,…
Wild Strawberries to release new album Vesper 50 in early 2017
"We're... considering a run of vinyl," says Roberta Carter Harrison
New 'Sherlock' series 4 trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch’s character has dark secrets
“You know why I’m here,” says Benedict Cumberbatch’s titular character in Sherlock‘s new series 4 trailer. A dark, foreboding tone…
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