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Ann Medina inducted into the CBC News Hall of Fame

A broadcast journalist, host, Emmy winner, prolific war correspondent and an iconic face of Canadian media coverage for decades, Ann Medina was inducted into the CBC News Hall of Fame on Monday. In a ceremony that included her family and was hosted by CBC reporters Nahlah Ayed and Adrienne Arsenault, Medina became the ninth member […]

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Kanye West dropped by talent agency over anti-Semitic comments

The rapper formerly known as Kanye West has been dropped by his talent agency and a completed documentary about him has been shelved, following his recent string of anti-Semitic remarks. The rapper, now known as Ye, has been dropped by Creative Artists Agency. News of the move on Monday came a day after the head […]

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Emmy-winning Will & Grace actor Leslie Jordan dies at 67

Leslie Jordan, the Emmy-winning actor whose drawling voice and Southern versatility made him a standout in comedy and drama on TV series including will and grace and american horror story, is dead. Jordan, whose videos turned him into a social media star during the pandemic, was 67. He died Monday in a single car crash […]

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New Brunswick-born author wants to spark interest in the Great St. John’s Fire of 1877

It’s been 145 years since a raging fire, blinding smoke and thick layers of ash suffocated the city of Saint John, destroying 200 acres of the city. The Great Saint John Fire changed the city forever, according to author Mark Allan Greene. Despite this, he said few people really know much about it. “It ended […]

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Beachcombers TV series will return to screens as an animated show

An animated version of a BC-based show The Beachcombers is under construction. Nick Orchard, who worked on the original show as production manager, made the announcement during the show’s 50th anniversary celebration on Oct. 1 at Molly’s Reach, a Gibsons cafe that was a regular feature on the broadcast and still works today. Created by […]

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Film Club Brings NB Indian Community Together Through Film

According to Priya Sharan and Jai Balakrishnan, Indian culture and movies are closely linked. Both are part of the management team behind New Brunswick Film Cluba non-profit organization that brings together the Indian community of New Brunswick and other Atlantic Provinces by showing the most popular Indian films in local cinemas. “We’re connecting with our […]

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Salman Rushdie lost sight in one eye and use of one hand after stabbing, officer says

Salman Rushdie lost the sight in one eye and the use of one hand following an onstage attack at a literary event in western New York in August, his agent has said. Andrew Wylie, who represents literary giants such as Saul Bellow and Roberto Bolano, described the extent of the injuries Rushdie suffered in the […]

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Elton John’s latest Canadian show in Vancouver has fans buzzing

Elton John fans in Vancouver dressed up and sang along on Saturday as the singer and musician known as ‘Rocket Man’ performed one last time in Canada as part of a tour farewell which should end in mid-2023. John, 75, played two shows at BC Place in Vancouver, the final Canadian dates of his Farewell […]

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Independent cinemas say they’re last in line for movies because of Cineplex

In April, All everywhere all at once starring Michelle Yeoh was released theatrically across the country. The film hit streaming services in May and was released on DVD and Blu-ray in July. On October 10, Vancouver’s independent Rio Theater was able to book the film for the first time. Owner Corinne Lea says those wait […]

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Technology has changed the way art is created and consumed. Is this a good thing?

From the outside, recent years have seen an unbroken series of revolutions in the art world. Since gaining widespread notoriety early last year, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have cost tens of millions of dollars for digital artwork. But critics paint them as a basically worthless rip-off that offers nothing substantial to patrons of the arts, and […]

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