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    Renaming of Emily Carr painting spurs debate about reconciliation in art

    Renaming of Emily Carr painting spurs debate about reconciliation in art


    The painting depicts a colonial structure in an Indigenous setting, but it's the name of the work that's spurred a debate about how the art world should address...

    The painting depicts a colonial structure in an Indigenous setting, but it's the name of the work that's spurred a debate about how the art world should address reconciliation.

    Author Philip Roth dead at 85

    Author Philip Roth dead at 85


    Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, has...

    Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, has died.

    Prince Harry and Meghan make 1st official appearance as married couple

    Prince Harry and Meghan make 1st official appearance as married couple


    Prince Harry pays tribute to victims of the Manchester Arena bombing in his remarks at a garden party honouring his father, Prince...

    Prince Harry pays tribute to victims of the Manchester Arena bombing in his remarks at a garden party honouring his father, Prince Charles.

    Woman accuses R. Kelly of sex abuse

    Woman accuses R. Kelly of sex abuse


    A woman has filed a lawsuit in New York against R. Kelly, claiming the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in rooms for punishment and infected her with...

    A woman has filed a lawsuit in New York against R. Kelly, claiming the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in rooms for punishment and infected her with herpes.

    Watchdog group calls on Netflix to pull 13 Reasons Why

    Watchdog group calls on Netflix to pull 13 Reasons Why


    A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its 13 Reasons Why series because of potentially harmful...

    A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its 13 Reasons Why series because of potentially harmful content.

    Quebec judge authorizes class-action lawsuit against Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon

    Quebec judge authorizes class-action lawsuit against Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon


    A Quebec Superior Court justice has given the green light to a class action against Gilbert Rozon, the Just for Laughs founder accused by about 20 women of sexual assaulted and...

    A Quebec Superior Court justice has given the green light to a class action against Gilbert Rozon, the Just for Laughs founder accused by about 20 women of sexual assaulted and harassment.

    Robert Indiana, known for LOVE series, dies at 89

    Robert Indiana, known for LOVE series, dies at 89


    Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was...

    Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. He was 89.

    Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

    Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary


    Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22...

    Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people.

    Winnipeg bhangra teacher 'mesmerized' by excitement of students learning about Punjabi culture through dance

    Winnipeg bhangra teacher 'mesmerized' by excitement of students learning about Punjabi culture through dance


    When Ranveer Brar learned bhangra through Indian dance coaches, he connected on a deeper level with his Punjabi culture and heritage. Now he's passing on his passion for bhangra and Punjabi culture to the next generation of aspiring...

    When Ranveer Brar learned bhangra through Indian dance coaches, he connected on a deeper level with his Punjabi culture and heritage. Now he's passing on his passion for bhangra and Punjabi culture to the next generation of aspiring dancers.

    Can art recreate a migrant's border trauma? This simulation might come close

    Can art recreate a migrant's border trauma? This simulation might come close


    As the White House considers how to crack down on illegal border crossings, a virtual-reality project in Washington, D.C., that simulates the panic and despair of a migrant's journey has become a hit. The Oscar-winning project by Alejandro Inarritu has...

    As the White House considers how to crack down on illegal border crossings, a virtual-reality project in Washington, D.C., that simulates the panic and despair of a migrant's journey has become a hit. The Oscar-winning project by Alejandro Inarritu has been booked solid since March.

    How a Montreal music duo ended up making it big in Britain

    How a Montreal music duo ended up making it big in Britain


    Banx & Ranx, a Montreal beat-making duo, couldn’t have predicted the success of their latest track, Answerphone. But their own stories offered...

    Banx & Ranx, a Montreal beat-making duo, couldn’t have predicted the success of their latest track, Answerphone. But their own stories offered hints.

    Barack and Michelle Obama ink deal with Netflix

    Barack and Michelle Obama ink deal with Netflix


    Netflix says that it has reached a deal with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce material for the streaming...

    Netflix says that it has reached a deal with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce material for the streaming service.

    Kensington Palace shares family portrait, other royal wedding photos

    Kensington Palace shares family portrait, other royal wedding photos


    Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after they were married on...

    Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after they were married on Saturday.

    Billboard Awards show honours Texas and Florida school shooting victims

    Billboard Awards show honours Texas and Florida school shooting victims


    The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group...

    The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS.

    Why Book Club's Canadian co-writer resisted when told to go 'younger'

    Why Book Club's Canadian co-writer resisted when told to go 'younger'


    The Canadian co-writer and co-producer of Book Club, a new comedy starring Jane Fonda and Diane Keaton, says the all-star cast was willing to sacrifice "creature comforts" in exchange for fully realized characters in a Hollywood...

    The Canadian co-writer and co-producer of Book Club, a new comedy starring Jane Fonda and Diane Keaton, says the all-star cast was willing to sacrifice "creature comforts" in exchange for fully realized characters in a Hollywood film.

    Saturday Night Live re-imagines royal wedding reception

    Saturday Night Live re-imagines royal wedding reception


    The royal reception of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might have been off-limits to reporters, but Saturday Night Live imagined what it would have been...

    The royal reception of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might have been off-limits to reporters, but Saturday Night Live imagined what it would have been like.

    Japan's Shoplifters wins Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival

    Japan's Shoplifters wins Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival


    A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters, a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come...

    A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters, a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to all sexual predators.