Celebrated documentary-maker Alanis Obomsawin has won the Clyde Gilmour Award, which allows the recipient to bestow $50,000 in Technicolor services to a filmmaker of her choice. 10, 2017. The group will announce the bulk of its awards on Dec. Obomsawin’s lengthy career includes more than 45 films, most of them point-of-view documentaries focused on Indigenous […]

CBC is expanding a successful pilot project to make its radio programming more accessible to those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, with As It Happens to now join The Current in posting daily show transcripts online to read, print and share. “Transcribed interviews make our programs available to people with hearing disabilities and also to those who might have a […]

At #heffelauction now! Including the 18 per cent buyer’s premium the total price was $11.21 million. #cbcent pic.twitter.com/uA1SFUmKiE— @deanasumanac It was most recently on loan to The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris, an exhibition co-curated by comedian and art lover Steve Martin.  Steve Martin wants you to step away from the Lawren Harris painting […]

A made-in-Canada production, it aired on YTV.  The other 2016 Shaw Rocket Prize recipients, who each also receive $25,000, are: For preschool (ages 5 and under): Kate and Min Min, an animated series by Halifax-based DHX Media about a feisty five-year-old, her toy bunny best friend and their adventures in a fantasy world. It airs on Family Jr. […]

Affair with student The statement confirms, for the first time, that Boyd’s investigation did include an allegation “of a sexual nature from 2011,” which the lawyer says was not substantiated. Supreme Court justice Mary Ellen Boyd, has been criticized by Canadian literary icons like Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje. Galloway “engaged in inappropriate behaviour with […]

“Frankly, the award of the costs feels somewhat punitive,” said VMedia’s Burger. VMedia’s lawyer said there is nothing in its license that says retransmission can’t be over the internet.  Bell argued that VMedia’s license only allows it to retransmit signals over a private managed network, between the customer and VMedia’s server, not the open internet.  […]

Marion Cotillard portrays a French Resistance fighter opposite Brad Pitt’s Canadian intelligence operative in the new film Allied. Watch Eli Glasner’s full review in the video above. And despite the star power, glossy look and interesting premise, Allied feels like a missed opportunity from director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Steven Knight. (Daniel Smith/Paramount Pictures/Associated Press) […]

(Disney/Associated Press) This brings us to Maui, the demigod voiced by wrestler-turned-movie-star Dwayne Johnson. With the familiar arched eyebrow, a shaggy mane of hair and broad rippling body covered with animated tattoos, Johnson has finally found a character suited his supersized personality. She wants to push back the edges of the map and, when it becomes clear something is poisoning […]

The 16-year-old gymnast took home the Mirrorball Trophy after the conclusion of a two-episode finale Tuesday night. James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess performing their freestyle routine on Monday Nov, 21. Hernandez told host Tom Bergeron that the trophy is another step in her goal to “inspire others” as she goes on with her journey. © […]

To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial, the NAC also plans: to take the NAC Orchestra on the road for a tour. Subsequent editions showcased the arts and culture of different regions: Alberta, Quebec, B.C., the Prairies, the North and Ontario. concerts by Buffy Sainte-Marie and Rufus Wainwright. (NAC) to debut the new play Gabriel Dumont’s Wild West […]

A representative for Jolie Pitt did not immediately return messages seeking comment. Sources familiar with the allegations have said they center on the actor’s treatment of his 15-year-old son, Maddox, during a private flight in September. Jolie Pitt is seeking sole custody of the children, while Pitt is seeking joint custody. Angelina Jolie Pitt filed […]

An Emily Carr piece turned up alongside iconic artist Marcel Duchamp’s artwork in an issue of the Tate gallery’s influential art magazine. Harris works already take up three spots among the top five most valuable Canadian artworks ever sold at auction. (Heffel Fine Art Auction House/Canadian Press) 5. ‘Tom Thomson could be the next global, van […]