December 2017

“The fans and the Ontario businesses that were supposed to be put at the front of this and made the most important constituents here were ultimately relegated to second place,” he said. “And that’s just unfortunate.” Naqvi acknowledged there is “no one magic bullet here,” but said he feels confident the new rules will benefit consumers.  […]

(Trevor Brine, CBC News) “The tech now, with Google Chrome, with set-top boxes, with smart TVs, with iPads in the home all the time, it’s a perfect opportunity to start to teach and revitalize and reinvigorate the mind of young people to start to speak Ojibway.” Baxter and his team have already released about 130 smartphone and tablet apps to […]

The U.S. She also worked with Trump’s transition team. Secret Service, which provides security for the president, tweeted Wednesday that it was not involved in her termination or her escort from the grounds. Manigault Newman did not return voicemail and text messages Wednesday seeking comment. She held her April wedding at Trump’s hotel blocks from […]

“And nevertheless, a horrible truth is slowly revealed.” Feeling more like an organizer than a director, Gieling said he felt compelled to compile this “material of great importance.” Victims outraged about staging of Russell Williams confession A pivotal moment in the “haunting” footage came when Smyth asked Williams why things like these crimes happen, and whether Williams spent a […]

The six inductees were chosen from 19 nominees, including Radiohead, who were expected to enter the hall in their first year of eligibility, but didn’t make it. All the inductees had to have released their first recording no later than 1992 to be eligible. 1 hits with Livin’ on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name, Bad Medicine and […]

The controversial BBC documentary questions what is the right approach for children with gender dysphoria, a condition in which a person’s physical or assigned gender conflicts with the gender with which they identify. Ferguson, an Ontario-born filmmaker who identifies as neither male nor female, tweeted to the CBC Docs account Tuesday. © The Canadian Press, […]

Gordon, followed up its rough Globes morning with not just a best ensemble nod but a supporting actress nomination for Holly Hunter. Actress: Judi Dench, Victoria & Abdul; Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water; Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; Margot Robbie, I, Tonya; Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird. The Shape of Water, Big Little […]

Representatives for Weinstein didn’t immediately return messages Wednesday. In a statement through a spokesperson Wednesday, Weinstein denied Hayek’s depiction of their relationship and said the battles on Frida were “creative friction.” “All of the sexual allegations as portrayed by Salma are not accurate and others who witnessed the events have a different account of what transpired,” […]

PBS said Wednesday it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. His nightly program has aired on PBS since 2004. © The Associated Press, 2017 Representatives for Smiley did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “This investigation included […]

One woman, Drew Dixon, said Simmons assaulted her in his downtown apartment in 1995, when she was an executive at Def Jam Recordings, reporting to Simmons. Late last month, HBO said it would edit out any link to Simmons in its All Def Comedy show in the wake of an allegation by screenwriter Jenny Lumet, who […]

The film was written and directed by Saudi female director Haifaa al-Mansour, who shot the film entirely in the kingdom. (Saudi Culture and Information Ministry/Associated Press) Even with the decades-long ban on movie theatres, Saudi filmmakers and movie buffs were able to circumvent traditional censors by streaming movies online and watching films on satellite TV. The movie, which has […]

Pressed about the issue on Friday, Joly said anyone with concerns about the lack of federal taxes on online streaming services should talk to Morneau because he’s in charge of taxation. Joly unveiled a cultural policy in September that secured a $500-million pledge by Netflix to set up a Canadian office and fund original homegrown […]

Apple’s statement made no mention of the purchase price, or gave any indication about what it plans to do with version of the app that function on non-Apple products, such as Android smartphones. Apple is buying Shazam, a popular app that identifies music for users by listening to a short snippet of it. Privately-held Shazam has […]