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    One year after the Albert Schultz scandal, can Soulpepper get its groove back?

    One year after the Albert Schultz scandal, can Soulpepper get its groove back?


    One year after allegations of sexual misconduct against its founder and artistic director Albert Schultz cast a shadow on Toronto's critically hailed Soulpepper Theatre, the theatre has managed to survive, thanks to steady audience support and continuing...

    One year after allegations of sexual misconduct against its founder and artistic director Albert Schultz cast a shadow on Toronto's critically hailed Soulpepper Theatre, the theatre has managed to survive, thanks to steady audience support and continuing on-stage excellence provided by the artists remaining in the company.

    How we got here: The wild ride to this year's Oscars

    How we got here: The wild ride to this year's Oscars


    As the Oscar nominations approach, CBC's Eli Glasner runs down some of the awards season's winners and losers. Oscar nomination predictions: BlacKkKlansman and Roma lead while Widows...

    As the Oscar nominations approach, CBC's Eli Glasner runs down some of the awards season's winners and losers. Oscar nomination predictions: BlacKkKlansman and Roma lead while Widows trails

    Dreadlocked Quebec comic pleads for calm after being told his hair is racist

    Dreadlocked Quebec comic pleads for calm after being told his hair is racist


    A Montreal comic who was told he could not perform — or even be in the audience — at a comedy show because his hairstyle was considered racist, is pleading for calm from both sides of the...

    A Montreal comic who was told he could not perform — or even be in the audience — at a comedy show because his hairstyle was considered racist, is pleading for calm from both sides of the debate.

    Sony Music reportedly drops R. Kelly from its roster amid renewed attention to sex abuse allegations

    Sony Music reportedly drops R. Kelly from its roster amid renewed attention to sex abuse allegations


    Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped R. Kelly from its roster after a popular documentary series drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against the embattled R&B star have dogged him most of his...

    Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped R. Kelly from its roster after a popular documentary series drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against the embattled R&B star have dogged him most of his career.

    Banksy mural of child playing in falling ash sold to U.K. art dealer

    Banksy mural of child playing in falling ash sold to U.K. art dealer


    A British art dealer says he has bought a mural by street artist Banksy left on a garage wall in Wales for more than 100,000 pounds ($170,000...

    A British art dealer says he has bought a mural by street artist Banksy left on a garage wall in Wales for more than 100,000 pounds ($170,000 Cdn).

    Regina producer who recorded The Dead South, Colter Wall shutting down studio

    Regina producer who recorded The Dead South, Colter Wall shutting down studio


    The sprawling building at 2440 Broad Street, on the edge of Wascana Park, is known for housing CBC Saskatchewan, but it's also home to a piece of Saskatchewan's musical...

    The sprawling building at 2440 Broad Street, on the edge of Wascana Park, is known for housing CBC Saskatchewan, but it's also home to a piece of Saskatchewan's musical history.

    Harvey Weinstein parts ways with criminal defence lawyer

    Harvey Weinstein parts ways with criminal defence lawyer


    Harvey Weinstein's high-profile criminal defence lawyer Benjamin Brafman is leaving the movie producer's rape case weeks after failing to get the charges...

    Harvey Weinstein's high-profile criminal defence lawyer Benjamin Brafman is leaving the movie producer's rape case weeks after failing to get the charges dismissed.

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dead at 83

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dead at 83


    The author of more than 15 poetry and essay collections, Oliver wrote brief, direct pieces that sang of her worship of the outdoors and disdain for greed, despoilment and other human...

    The author of more than 15 poetry and essay collections, Oliver wrote brief, direct pieces that sang of her worship of the outdoors and disdain for greed, despoilment and other human crimes.

    Netflix won't remove images of Lac-Mégantic rail disaster from Bird Box

    Netflix won't remove images of Lac-Mégantic rail disaster from Bird Box


    Netflix says footage of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster used to depict a fictional disaster in its popular movie Bird Box will not be removed, despite residents in the Quebec town saying it trivializes the...

    Netflix says footage of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster used to depict a fictional disaster in its popular movie Bird Box will not be removed, despite residents in the Quebec town saying it trivializes the tragedy.

    Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters perform at Chris Cornell tribute

    Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters perform at Chris Cornell tribute


    Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris...

    Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell.

    Organizer of Justin Bieber's hometown exhibit to publish book

    Organizer of Justin Bieber's hometown exhibit to publish book


    Justin Bieber's meteoric rise to pop stardom will be outlined in a new book from the organizer of his Stratford, Ont.,...

    Justin Bieber's meteoric rise to pop stardom will be outlined in a new book from the organizer of his Stratford, Ont., exhibit.

    Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel

    Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel


    Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new instalment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of...

    Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new instalment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020.

    Corey Hart to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame during Juno Awards

    Corey Hart to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame during Juno Awards


    Singer-songwriter Corey Hart will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the Juno Awards in March, and the show in London, Ont., will be carried live by...

    Singer-songwriter Corey Hart will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the Juno Awards in March, and the show in London, Ont., will be carried live by CBC.