US soul singer Aretha Franklin died in her Detroit, Michigan home on Thursday morning, her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn stated on behalf of the family. According to the statement, the official cause of death was pancreatic cancer.
Indigenous participants voted to change the name after 106 years of use
Canadian comedian was careful to not do anything that would 'damage the legacy' of the original series
Biologists Rob Dunn and Anne Madden explain the secret world of fungi and how it dramatically effects our everyday lives from antibiotics to beer
Canada's Queen of R&B is releasing a new record and readying Canada to read 'The Marrow Thieves'
Canada's only festival dedicated to showcasing short films by emerging female directors is looking for submissions.
Air Farce founding member Don Ferguson shares the behind-the-scenes story about how the troupe made the leap from radio to TV.
Overwhelming demand for Yayoi Kasuma’s upcoming March exhibition leads to long online queues for advance tickets.
Original cast member Don Ferguson looks back on the troupe's 44-year history: 'We didn't have a mission or a plan or a theory. We wanted to make ourselves laugh and find a way to share what we found funny with other people.'
The truth is still out there, as The X-Files returns for another 10-episode run. Fox is calling the second chapter an “event series” that will air during the 2017-2018 TV series. In 2016, the show returned for six-episodes — 14 years after the series had ended its original run. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson […]
Veteran Vancouver-based CBC reporter Chris Brown is being named the public broadcaster’s correspondent in their new Moscow Bureau. Brown will be teamed with field producer Corinne Seminoff and videographer Pascal Dumont. Jennifer McGuire, CBC News’ General Manager and Editor in Chief, said that the new bureau represents a “timely investment”. “In these anxious times, hardly […]
April 17 Lester B. PearsonNational Film Board of Canada / Library and Archives Canada 1967Prime Minister Lester Pearson announced the creation of the Order of Canada. 1998The mega-banks that never were: Three months after the Royal Bank and Bank of Montreal announced plans to merge, Toronto Dominion Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce announced […]
George Stroumboulopoulos is teaming up with Apple Music to present House of Strombo, a 10-episode concert series available to stream on YouTube. The black-and-white series features different acts performing in Stroumboulopoulos’ Toronto home. It’s a format similar to his CBC Radio 2 show. “The bands set-up right in my living room, with a live audience […]
Waterloo, Ontario-based musician releasing new album in the fall, touring internationally
The Boss Baby tops the North American box office for a second weekend with $26.3 million, again edging out Beauty and the Beast
Toronto journalist Saleem Khan shares how immersive experiences will open up new storytelling opportunities