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Esi Edugyan, author of the novel Washington Black, has won the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize on the 25th anniversary of Canada's richest literary honour.
The White House Correspondents' Association announced Monday that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow will address its annual dinner next year, breaking from its tradition of featuring an entertainer. The decision follows the pushback it received over comedian Michelle Wolf's sharply anti-Trump performance last time.
Only half of those who choose the winners of next year's Nobel Prize in literature will be members of the scandal-rocked Swedish Academy that has always previously awarded the prize, the prestigious body said Monday.
Written in the 50s, but popularized by a National Film Board video in 1979, the tune about a young woman's delight in dancing with a light-footed log driver has been turned into a children's book published by Simon & Schuster.
The Scotiabank Giller Prize isn't just about the $100K cash prize, it's also about being afforded the time to write that next novel and gaining access to new readers, this year's finalists said.
Sean "Diddy" Combs made his first public statements Sunday since the loss of Kim Porter, his longtime former girlfriend and mother of three of his children, saying they were "more than best friends" and "more than soul mates."
Vancouver's Harrison Galleries closed in April, but artists across Canada and U.S. are left looking for answers about where their paintings might be.
The plot of film The Orchard: an uptight L.A. talent agent inherits an idyllic Okanagan peach orchard. For the film's creators, life truly imitated art.
Mickey Mouse, the brainchild of cartoonist Walt Disney that eventually came to symbolize a global entertainment empire, is celebrating his 90th birthday.
A new documentary is exploring the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal, 20 years later, through people who were most familiar with the story, including Lewinsky herself.
Author Margaret Atwood has made a living telling stories -- and she once told us some memorable ones about her childhood.
She's played alongside Taylor Swift, toured with Coldplay and became a Grammy Award winner at age 21. Now Canadian singer-songwriter Alessia Cara is taking her skyrocketing music career to a new level, and she's doing it on her own terms.
A huge find of old recordings by the Guess Who — recently saved from a trip to the city dump — is being uncovered at the St. Vital Museum.
Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbour whose house the pop singer egged.
As Gordon Lightfoot returns to his hometown for a special concert on his 80th birthday, CBC Archives examines the ties between his roots and his music.
In the midst of literary award season, a new report says Canada's authors are struggling more than ever before. Fewer publishing houses, reduced income from educational copying, and publishers' focus on bestsellers are some of the reasons even award winners have to get day jobs.
Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist William Goldman has died. He was 87. Goldman won Academy Awards for the comic western Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the political thriller All the President's Men.
Widows is a new heist movie featuring a remarkable ensemble directed by Steve McQueen. Eli Glasner says the film about a group of women in city riven with crime and corruption is a must see.
Underneath the El Mocambo's newly recreated palm tree sign Michael Wekerle hopes to conjure up a spell of rock star magic.