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April 17, 2018 5:50 PM Females get top billing at National Canadian Film Day 2018

NCFD screening events happening nationwide Wednesday now number 850, including 100 in the GTA, and this year there’s a big emphasis on female filmmakers and stories told by Canadian women, now and in decades past. “The Future is Female,” as the popular slogan goes, but the fifth edition of Reel Canada’s National Canadian Film Day is showing how that affirmation 112

April 10, 2018 8:36 PM Billy-Ray Belcourt, Aisha Sasha John on Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist

Seven poets from Canada and the United States up for two $65,000 awards in prestigious competition As they have every year, the shortlisted poets will perform at a reading the night before the awards ceremony —you can see them at Toronto’s Koerner Hall on Wed., June 6 at 7:30 pm. The finalists each receive $10,000 for their participation in the reading 81

March 28, 2018 12:55 PM BlackBerry cuts its losses as revenue tops expectations

Analysts had estimated BlackBerry would post a break-even quarter after adjustments. Although BlackBerry has shrunk to a fraction of what it was during its days as a smartphone pioneer, its shares have improved over the past year. Its shares slipped 86 cents Tuesday to close at $15.98 (Cdn.) in Toronto, but that's up nearly 70 per cent over the past year. Two weeks 68

March 27, 2018 4:17 PM Come From Away actress is coming from away to host the Dora Awards

Astrid Van Wieren, Beulah in the Broadway version of the hit musical, will spend her day off in Toronto hosting theatre awards. The host announcement was made by Dora Awards producer Jacoba Knaapen to coincide with World Theatre Day on Tuesday. Van Wieren, who studied at Ryerson University’s theatre school, will fly to Toronto for the Doras on her day off from performing 80

March 26, 2018 5:22 PM Michael Bublé announces wife’s pregnancy on Juno Awards

The pop crooner picked his gig hosting the Juno Awards in Vancouver to reveal he and his wife Luisana Lopilato are expecting their third child. Five years ago he led the Juno ceremony from Regina, right around the same time his wife was expecting their first child. The baby announcement comes a year and a half after the Burnaby, B.C.-native revealed 80

March 25, 2018 9:52 PM Arcade Fire’s Win Butler says global success hindering plans to be Canadian citizen

Butler says the “international achievement” Juno organizers have recognized him for is also what’s hindering him from meeting requirements. VANCOUVER—Arcade Fire’s Win Butler says he’s holding out for his Canadian citizenship. After playing a Canadian-accented version of himself on Saturday Night Live earlier this month, Butler says he still doesn’t 86

March 16, 2018 9:01 PM FIFA finally approves video review to help referees at World Cup

Referees can call on video assistant referees to review and overturn "clear and obvious errors" plus "serious missed incidents" involving goals, penalty awards, red cards, and mistaken identity. Referees can call on VAR to review and overturn "clear and obvious errors" plus "serious missed incidents" involving goals, penalty awards, red cards, and mistaken 46

March 14, 2018 1:02 PM ECMA nomination withdrawal highlights debate of who is Métis

Maxim Cormier's nod in the Indigenous Artist of the Year category was withdrawn last week The East Coast Music Awards decision to withdraw the nomination of a Cape Breton guitarist in the Indigenous Artist of the Year category is drawing criticism from a group that says the association has no business deciding who is Indigenous. The ECMA's board of directors 146

March 12, 2018 9:22 PM Barenaked Ladies, with former member Steven Page, to perform at the Juno Awards

Nearly a decade after Page left the group he co-founded, he’ll be back on March 25 show for ‘a one-time special performance.’ The Barenaked Ladies with Steven Page will be among the performers at this year’s Juno Awards. As previously announced, the band will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the show, which will air on CBC from Vancouver 87

March 10, 2018 9:00 AM Language barrier: Why some of Canada's diverse filmmakers are shut out of funding

Ava won prize for best 1st feature film but wasn't eligible for financing because it's in Farsi A small film called Ava — the story of a teenage Iranian girl facing pressures from family and society — is the biggest movie at this year's Canadian Screen Awards. It has eight nominations and one special win already: it was announced in late January that Ava had won the Best First 490