It could be an early sign that the days of the barcode are numbered as technological improvements allow companies to replace them with more secure digital tickets with codes embedded in a fan’s phone or a Wi-Fi connected wristband that lets them track consumers for both security and data-collection purposes. Miners and energy companies, such […]

One of them, involving the son of a Cirque du Soleil founder, was fatal. In August 2017, a show in Gatineau, Que., was stopped temporarily when a performer fell. The show was stopped briefly to allow medical staff to assess the man, and he was eventually able to get up and walk on his own. Cirque du Soleil performer falls, […]

“You really see what women can do when they come together, but also how they can be punished for coming together and how much society wants to keep us apart, from using our voices as a collective.” Has the #MeToo campaign gone too far? #AfterMeToo aims to bring solidarity against sexual violence to Canadian Screen […]

After flirting with a run for months, Nixon said on Twitter Monday that she will challenge Gov. “It could be a fight for the soul of the Democratic Party in some sense,” said Baruch College political scientist Douglas Muzzio. Lifelong New Yorker, longtime advocate for public school funding Nixon, a 51-year-old Manhattan mother of three, […]

He graduated from France’s Institut National du Sport, de l’Expertise et de la Performance in 2001, according to his Facebook page. That in some ways makes it easier, although that makes it a much more tragic story,” he said. “Yann, we will always remember you, your creativity, as well as the contribution you have made for this world! He lived in […]

When his father retired, the family settled in Ottawa where he attended Brookfield High School. “We’re talking about 40 years and countless comedians that emulated and learned from him, he was a ground breaker, he was an original, he was truly Canadian.” Mike MacDonald’s big difference between American and Canadian audiences1:38 Born in France, MacDonald […]

That was one of the best performances on the show in years.— @KevenSkinner This wasn’t the first time the band graced the SNL stage — in fact, it was their fifth. pic.twitter.com/1aCAP1FJq5— @arcadefire During their 2012 appearance they wore red squares in support of the Quebec student strikes against tuition hikes that were taking place at the time.  Very […]

Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. 14 Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. Theron says people should “listen to our kids” to solve the problem, speaking just after three students talked about the Feb. school shootings or “adding more guns” to the situation is “so outrageous.” The South […]

Franklin also won’t appear April 28 at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The Queen of Soul’s management team said in a statement Friday that Franklin will not perform March 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J. That show would have taken place on her 76th birthday. Aretha Franklin is cancelling […]

DJ Khaled played the role of preacher, life coach and best friend as he offered words of inspiration, motivation and admiration to Lovato, who has been open about her issues with drugs and alcohol. Grammy-nominated Kehlani, who has also been open about her personal struggles, thanked Lovato and said she’s honoured to know the singer. […]

Streisand is a “truly magical artist,” Maureen J. Maybe that’s why.” She acknowledged the power of protests against gender inequality sweeping through Hollywood and society. I say, no, that’s not enough,” Murphy said, calling her a groundbreaker for those who don’t fit the mould. But it was the late TV journalist Mike Wallace who came […]

They are carrying their torches and they are going to burn down Frankenstein’s castle.” Hollywood fights back Gilliam’s comments did not sit well with a number of Hollywood heavyweights, including The Big Sick producer Judd Apatow, who called them “idiotic and dangerous.” I read it. He wasn’t in those rooms. He should be ashamed of […]