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Urgent investigation Diageo said it was deeply concerned and had begun an urgent investigation. German discount retailer Lidl, Diageo β€” the maker of Smirnoff vodka and Johnnie Walker whiskey β€” and Cadbury chocolate maker Mondelez confirmed they had pulled advertising campaigns from YouTube.   Johanna Wright, YouTube’s vice president of product management, promised tougher application of its user guidelines, removing inappropriate ads targeting […]

The show will make its Canadian debut when it opens in 2019 in Toronto. There’s even a high school program co-ordinated through the show that has allowed nearly 49,000 students in four cities to see the show for free or reduced admission. ‘Further their understanding and enjoyment’ Educators are also targeting high school students. More than 2,000 […]

Welcome https://t.co/cc7riZvDDbβ€” @rosemcgowan Uma Thurman’s Thanksgiving message is πŸ”₯ https://t.co/hanBPTayTo pic.twitter.com/mtR1R5eMR1β€” @JarettSays Uma Thurman said she would discuss #MeToo and Harvey Wei stein when she was ready. Please hear her now. “I said I was angry recently, and I have a few reasons,” she continued, referencing her guarded, yet clearly emotional response to a late-October red-carpet exchange […]

“I’ve never seen a coming together like this before, and it’s inspiring to see,” said Kendrie Upton, executive director of the Director’s Guild of Canada, B.C., of the meeting.  “The conversation in the room was alive and exciting and, you know, I think there’s a lot of work to be done, we want to do it […]

This week, Amnesty International described the Rohingya Muslims’ ordeal in Myanmar as “dehumanizing apartheid.” Suu Kyi responded to the international outcry by calling the accusations “fake information” and saying illegal immigration was spreading terrorism. “Certainly what the Rohingya have experienced is an atrocity.” With files from Kelly Malone and Rignam Wangkhang “You cannot put [her] in a […]

Now, Saunders says she’s “turning her pain into positive action,” collaborating with a Labrador City composer on a chamber opera.   Loretta Saunders, a Saint Mary’s University student, was murdered in February 2014 by the couple who was subletting her apartment β€” over a few hundred dollars in rent. She says the disorganisation and poor communication from Inquiry staff left her disappointed and worried. “I […]

Parents, regulators, advertisers and law enforcement have become increasingly concerned about the open nature of the service. They have contended that Google must do more to banish and restrict access to inappropriate videos, whether it be propaganda from religious extremists and Russia or comedy skits that appear to show children being forcibly drowned. “These latest […]

Each deserves to be considered on its own merit. CBC News was given five minutes with the besieged director, but a little more than two minutes into my allotted time I was told “Thanks, Eli, we gotta wrap up” after a question about the studio’s handling of the controversy. Chapman has since separated from her husband. Already […]

Wednesday night’s sale comes after the landmark auction, last November, of the 1926 Harris canvas  Mountain Forms obliterated the record for the priciest Canadian artwork ever sold at auction when it fetched more than $11.2 million β€” more than doubling the earlier record, set in 2002, for Paul Kane’s  Scene in the Northwest – Portrait of John Henry Lefroy.   The […]

Their hope is that within that timeframe, users will flag content that is potentially disturbing to children. ANALYSIS | When technology discriminates: How algorithmic bias can make an impact PAW Patrol isn’t the only kids’ content being corrupted this way.  In a viral blog post, writer James Bridle drew attention to the equally twisted and unnerving […]