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  • Demi Lovato to ring in 2014 in Canada performing at ET bash

    November 29, 2013 3:05 AM 45

    The pop singer, actress and X Factor judge will perform at Entertainment Tonight Canada’s Dec. 31 bash, which will air on Global. Folk-rocker Serena Ryder and Can-rockers Sam Roberts Band are also slated to take the stage for the event at Niagara Falls, hosted by ET Canada’s Cheryl Hickey and Rick Campanelli. “I love my Canadian fans and can’t wait to ring in the New Year with them in Niagara

  • Hi-yo, Silver! Sheriff busts driver for watching Lone Ranger on Highway 2

    November 29, 2013 1:17 AM 37

    A Red Deer man couldn’t wait to get home to watch the new Lone Ranger movie starring Johnny Depp. He was busted Wednesday evening watching the Disney flick on his laptop while driving southbound on Highway 2 near Carstairs, say police. “I think he wanted to do something while he was driving,” said Sheriff Jason Graw with the Airdrie integrated traffic

  • Mordecai Richler’s workspace recreated in room at Concordia University

    November 28, 2013 11:22 PM 51

    MONTREAL — Considering the history behind its centrepiece chair, desk and typewriter, a new reading room dedicated to one of Canada’s most acclaimed authors could have been titled “Mordecai Richler Was Here.” “One misses the clutter, one misses his presence behind the desk where he spent most of his life,” said Florence Richler, his widow, as she stood

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Angers Hindu Group With Vishnu Reference

    November 28, 2013 8:32 PM 38

    “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” might need all its power to deal with its latest foe: The Universal Society of Hinduism. Universal Society of Hinduism president Rajan Zed is calling for an apology, after last week’s episode of “S.H.I.E.L.D.” insinuated that the Hindu god Vishnu could be an alien. Zed also called upon the network and the makers of the show to post information

  • Coen brothers retrospective at Cinéma du Parc

    November 28, 2013 6:01 PM 30

    MONTREAL - In anticipation of Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis, which won the Grand Prix at Cannes and is due in theatres Dec. 25, Cinéma du Parc presents a retrospective of the influential filmmakers’ work, Nov. 29 through Dec. 22. It kicks off this weekend with the brothers’ 1984 debut, Blood Simple, and the 2007 western No Country for Old Men; Dec. 6 to 8, it’s Raising

  • Singer replaces part of 'O Canada' with line from American song before NHL game

    November 28, 2013 5:43 PM 30

    TORONTO - The Canadian national anthem got a bit of an unexpected makeover before Wednesday night's game between the Winnipeg Jets and New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. American anthem singer Jill Schackner changed some of the words to "O Canada," replacing the line "We stand on guard for thee" with "God sheds his grace on thee," a line from "America

  • REVEALED: Sister of late Beatle George Harrison, 82, lives broke and alone in rural Missouri after his family 'cut her out of his $300million will and stopped the allowance he paid to support her'

    November 28, 2013 4:42 PM 56

    George Harrison was worth more than $300 million when he died in 2001, but the music legend's 82-year-old sister Louise Harrison now struggles to get by - living in a pre-fabricated home in small-town near Branson, Missouri. Louise Harrison says she has been cut off from the family. While George left his widow Olivia and son Dhani the lavish Friar Park, a 120-room

  • David Letterman video parodies Rob Ford crack admission

    November 28, 2013 4:39 PM 47

    David Letterman has posted a video featuring prominent Hollywood stars reciting lines from the statement in which Mayor Rob Ford admitted to using crack cocaine. The Late Show with David Letterman has posted a video on its YouTube page that features prominent Hollywood stars reciting lines from the statement in which Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted to using

  • Barenaked Ladies' SeaWorld gig is off after viewing 'Blackfish'

    November 28, 2013 10:40 AM 40

    (CNN) -- Barenaked Ladies have nixed their plans to play at SeaWorld after viewing CNN's "Blackfish" documentary. "This is a complicated issue, and we don't claim to understand all of it, but we don't feel comfortable proceeding with the gig at this time," the band said on a Facebook post late Wednesday night. "The Seaworld folks have been gracious

  • Filmmaker Alex Gibney on ‘The Armstrong Lie’

    November 27, 2013 10:01 PM 37

    And on that planet, documentarian Alex Gibney made an uplifting, intimate documentary about a hero's comeback at the 2009 Tour de France. In fact, Gibney has a cut-and-edited copy of that very doc, tentatively titled The Road Back. And we will likely never see it - not even as a DVD extra on the home video release of his new movie The Armstrong Lie, which