Why the future of fitness could remain in your living room
Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 EDT
As gyms across North America prepare to reopen, many trainers who have managed to gain a following online during quarantine aren't sure whether they need to go back.
Michael Enright leaving The Sunday Edition to host new CBC Radio program
Sun, 24 May 2020 12:00:00 EDT
Award-winning broadcaster Michael Enright is leaving The Sunday Edition after 20 seasons of hosting the current affairs radio show to host a new program on CBC Radio.
On with the show: Drive-in theatres see boost in popularity during pandemic
Sat, 23 May 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Established drive-in cinemas and new pop-up versions are seeing a wave of customers hungry to gather safely with others and take in some shared entertainment amid the pandemic.
Reopening of Manitoba's film industry could draw productions from across North America
Fri, 22 May 2020 07:18:53 EDT
Manitoba is poised to become a movie hotspot this summer as one of the first jurisdictions in Canada to reopen its film industry shuttered by COVID-19.
Bill Clinton, James Patterson reteam for new political thriller
Fri, 22 May 2020 11:58:39 EDT
Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political thriller, with The President's Daughter to be released in June 2021.
Stratford Festival chair asks for $8 million in federal recovery funding
Fri, 22 May 2020 06:00:00 EDT
Stratford Festival board chair Carol Stephenson appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Thursday to ask for recovery funding. The festival cancelled its 2020 season last month due to concerns that rehearsing and performing could spread the COVID-19 infection.
Winners unveiled for Arthur Ellis Awards for Canadian crime writing
Fri, 22 May 2020 12:29:07 EDT
B.C. writer Michael Christie's Greenwood won best novel at the 2020 Arthur Ellis Awards, an annual event that celebrates Canadian crime writing across several categories.
Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
Thu, 21 May 2020 09:35:08 EDT
Actor Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges in the college admissions bribery case and serve two months in prison, according to court papers filed Thursday.
Baroness von Sketch Show to end after season 5 this fall
Thu, 21 May 2020 13:20:34 EDT
The hit CBC series Baroness von Sketch Show will come to an end after its fifth season this fall, the cast announced in a Thursday news release.
Artist Kent Monkman's painting of partially nude Trudeau with laughing women creates uproar online
Wed, 20 May 2020 21:57:24 EDT
Renowned artist Kent Monkman has come under fire for creating a painting that shows Prime Minister Justin Trudeau partially nude on his knees preparing for what Monkman says is a consensual act while Indigenous women surrounding him laugh.
'I have never won anything before,' says shocked winner of Picasso raffle
Thu, 21 May 2020 09:14:10 EDT
An Italian accountant whose son bought her the raffle ticket as a Christmas present won a Pablo Picasso oil painting valued at €1 million euros ($1.1 million US) in a charity draw on Wednesday. Claudia Borgogno summed up her amazement in one word: 'Incredible.'
Little Richard laid to rest at Alabama alma mater
Thu, 21 May 2020 08:58:45 EDT
Little Richard was remembered not just as a rock `n' roll pioneer but a man of generosity and faith at a memorial service at his alma mater where he was laid to rest Wednesday.
Stars including Julia Roberts hand over social media accounts to health experts
Wed, 20 May 2020 16:42:18 EDT
Actors Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman and Millie Bobby Brown are among the celebrities who will turn over their social media accounts to health experts to share facts and promote a science-driven approach to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wu-Tang Clan sells T-shirt, hand sanitizer for Ottawa charities
Wed, 20 May 2020 15:03:04 EDT
The Wu-Tang Clan is raising money to help three Ottawa charities "Triumph" over COVID-19.
Country music star Paul Brandt to head human trafficking committee in Alberta
Tue, 19 May 2020 17:50:32 EDT
Country music star Paul Brandt will lead a committee on human trafficking in Alberta.
How Montreal shaped Bones author Kathy Reichs' approach to crime fiction
Wed, 20 May 2020 12:44:34 EDT
The bestselling author and forensic anthropologist talks to CBC Books about her latest novel A Conspiracy of Bones, her hit TV show Bones and how crime fiction has evolved over the years.
UN agency warns pandemic could force closure of 1 in 8 museums worldwide
Tue, 19 May 2020 14:46:59 EDT
Museums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease coronavirus restrictions, but experts warn one in eight worldwide could face permanent closure due to the pandemic.
Alanis Morissette to appear on Fraggle Rock: Rock On!
Tue, 19 May 2020 16:34:12 EDT
Alanis Morissette is among the special guests set to appear in next week's finale of the new incarnation of Fraggle Rock, alongside other guests such as Common, Neil Patrick Harris and Tiffany Haddish.
An antidote to coronavirus blues? Winning a Picasso for your wall
Tue, 19 May 2020 09:34:39 EDT
How's this as an antidote for coronavirus blues: A genuine painting by Pablo Picasso on your wall.
Kaie Kellough wins 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize
Tue, 19 May 2020 11:46:24 EDT
The award annually gives out two $65,000 prizes — one to a book of Canadian poetry and one to an international book of poetry — making it one of the world's richest prizes of its kind.