Canada Reads 2020 postponed

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Given the ongoing developments with COVID-19, Canada Reads has made the difficult decision to postpone next week's event.

Artist finds muse in coronavirus quarantine

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Raymond Lau created one cartoon image per day while in quarantine, first on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, then at the Nav Centre in Cornwall, Ont.

Opera union probe finds Placido Domingo abused power

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An investigation into Placido Domingo by the U.S. union representing opera performers found more than two dozen people who said they were sexually harassed or witnessed inappropriate behaviour by the superstar when he held senior management positions...

NAC cancels shows, events until April 5

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The National Arts Centre is cancelling all performances and events until at least April 5 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Independent cinemas accuse Cineplex of shutting them out of market for top films

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Independent movie theatres across the country say Cineplex Entertainment, which owns about 75 per cent of the screens in Canada, is shutting them out of the market for top films like Oscar winners Parasite and Little Women.

Acting legend Max von Sydow dead at 90

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Max von Sydow, the self-described "shy boy"-turned-actor known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and later to moviegoers everywhere when he played the priest in the horror classic The Exorcist, has died...

True Grit novelist Charles Portis dies at 86 

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Novelist Charles Portis, a favourite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as Norwood and Gringos and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody western True Grit was a bestseller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday...

Trial dates scheduled for Lori Loughlin, others in college admissions cases

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A federal judge on Thursday said actress Lori Loughlin will be among eight parents accused of participating in a vast U.S. college admissions bribery and fraud scheme to face the first trial to result from the scandal...

Founder Guy Laliberté​​​​​​​ sells remaining Cirque du Soleil shares

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Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté​​​​​​​ is selling the last of his shares in the entertainment behemoth nearly 36 years after launching the Quebec-based circus troupe.

Actress Shirley Douglas dead at 86

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Actor Kiefer Sutherland announced his mother's death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia on Sunday morning. Sutherland said his mother's illness was not related to COVID-19.

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U.S. economy added 2.5 million jobs in May as states reopened...

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The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in May and layoffs abated, the Department of Labour said on Friday in a report that...

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