• Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis quits acting

    Daniel Day-Lewis Daniel Day-Lewis, one of the most widely respected actors of his generation, says he’s retiring from acting. Day-Lewis has won three Oscars and been nominated five times.

  • Take a cool virtual tour of the new Arctic Gallery at Ottawa's Museum of Nature

    Qulliq beyond ice museum of nature arctic gallery June 20 The new Arctic Gallery at Ottawa’s Museum of Nature opens Wednesday, but you can take a cool virtual tour right now.

  • Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

    Obit Prodigy Rapper Prodigy, a member of the New York hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, has died at the age of 42 after being hospitalized in Las Vegas ‘for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.’

  • Ken doll gets a makeover as Mattel releases new versions

    Barbie Fashionistas Expansion His long-term partner gets all the attention for her looks, but now the iconic Ken doll is getting a makeover.

  • Bachelor in Paradise to resume; review reveals no evidence of misconduct, producer says

    Bachelor in Paradise No cast member misbehaved or was in jeopardy on the set of ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise, producer Warner Bros. said Tuesday after a review of show videotape.

  • Tony Bennett gets Gershwin prize from national library

    Gershwin Prize Tony Bennett Tony Bennett, the beloved and durable interpreter of American standards whose chart-topping career spans seven decades, has been honoured with this year’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

  • You can buy this apocalypse-ready truck known as 'The Breaker of Rocks' on Craigslist

    Bulla Matari Kathryn Egan will only sell her souped up Ford 350 to someone adventurous enough to honour the memory her late husband Brian, who built it with his own two hands.

  • 'She just turned up at the station:' Adele visits London Fire Brigade after Grenfell Tower fire

    Britain London Fire London’s fire department posted photos of Adele meeting with firefighters to offer support following a devastating fire in the borough that is believed to have killed 79 people.

  • 'It's like putting a headset on and you're Homer Simpson:' Winnipeg team creates VR cartoon in real-time

    BUCKO Comedy ​A first-of-its-kind cartoon is being made in Winnipeg using exclusively virtual reality technology.

  • It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Robird!

    Robird 1 The latest line of defence in keeping wildlife from flight paths at the Edmonton International Airport is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called a robird.

  • National Film Board 'redefining' its relationship with Indigenous Peoples

    Alanis Obomsawin The National Film Board says it is “redefining” its relationship with Indigenous people by hiring more Indigenous staff and investing more in Indigenous works.

  • 'We are furious': Human toe stolen from Dawson City bar

    mi-sourtoe It’s the essential ingredient in the Downtown Hotel’s Sourtoe Cocktail. ‘We have a couple of back up toes but we really need this one back’.

  • Audience member 'baffled' as protester crashes N.Y. production of Julius Caesar

    Julius CaesarBy William ShakespeareDirected by Oskar EustisFeaturing Tina Benko (Calpurnia); Teagle F. Bougere (Casca); Yusef Bulos (Cinna the Poet); Eisa Davis (Decius Brutus); Robert Gilbert (Octavius); Gregg Henry (Caesar); Edward James Hyland (Lep Right-wing activists interrupted the performance during the assassination scene, claiming Caesar’s representation as U.S. President Donald Trump incites violence.

  • Artist imagines 'man-to-man' chat between Riel, Macdonald on Parliament Hill

    david garneau parliament hill louis riel john a macdonald ottawa Visual artist David Garneau appeared on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday wearing a hood and gesticulating at a statue.

  • 'A turkey is doing the job of the London police'

    Terry the Turkey A wild turkey that moved into the Coves, a neighbourhood southwest of downtown London, is turning out to be a tourist attraction, a Twitter phenomenon and one heck of a traffic cop.

  • Celebrated Hay River photographer Adam Hill says goodbye to the North

    adam hill Hay River’s Adam Hill, after eight years of celebrating Northern nature and wildlife with his breathtaking photos, is heading back home to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

  • Sprawling, multi-venue Sled Island Festival kicks off this week

    Sled Island Sled Island 2017 kicks off with more than 250 bands, comedy shows, films and exhibits happening at dozens of venues around Calgary.

  • U.S. Supreme Court rules that free speech trumps ban of offensive names

    Redskins Name Football The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.

  • Lilly Singh gets role in HBO reworking of Fahrenheit 451

    2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards - Arrivals Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh is getting her first major acting role in HBO’s adaptation of Fahrenheit 451.

  • Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system, says coroner

    Star Wars-Fisher Investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death.

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