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June 27, 2018 11:24 PM Canadian actor Daniel Pilon, known for role on Dallas, dead at 77

He would go on to appear in dozens of films and television shows, including the highly popular TV series, Dallas, in which he played a wealthy villain. Pilon’s soap career included appearances in Ryan’s Hope, Guiding Light, and Days of Our Lives. In Canada, he often worked with renowned Quebec filmmaker Gilles Carle, most notably in the films Red, The Death 14

June 18, 2018 8:47 PM Alberta government staffers to take day course on Indigenous history and culture

EDMONTON—Alberta is launching a three-year program to help all government staffers better understand Indigenous culture and history. The province’s 27,000 employees will each take in a six-hour session that includes talks with elders, along with films and group exercises. The direct cost of the project is $2.7 million and will begin with employees from the Children’s 9

June 18, 2018 5:38 PM Advertising giant Procter & Gamble wants female directors on half of product commercials

The world’s biggest advertiser wants female directors for at least half of its product commercials by 2023, up from about one in 10 today. It’s a direct challenge to the male-dominated agency world, from a client that spent more than $7 billion (U.S.) on advertising last year. “Equality drives growth,” said Marc Pritchard, the company’s chief brand officer 9

June 10, 2018 3:51 PM Eunice Gayson, first James Bond girl, dead at 90

“We are very sad to learn that our dear Eunice passed away on June 8th. An amazing lady who left a lasting impression on everyone she met. She will be very much missed,” the statement read. “We are so sad to learn that Eunice Gayson, our very first ‘Bond girl’ who played Sylvia Trench in DR. NO and FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE has passed away. Our sincere thoughts 14

May 24, 2018 5:20 PM Morgan Freeman apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations

Morgan Freeman is apologizing to work colleagues 'who felt uncomfortable or disrepected' by him, following a CNN report alleging sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour by the veteran actor. "Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy," Freeman said in a statement 28

May 14, 2018 9:23 PM Beyond Lois Lane: Margot Kidder’s most notable roles

Kidder won the best performance by an actress in a leading role Genie Award for this comedy that also starred Annie Potts. In her final years, Kidder appeared in several of Toronto entrepreneur Frank D’Angelo’s low-budget crime films. This was her last. Cookie de Varen was Kidder’s six-episode recurring role on this college-set sitcom. Kidder returned 16

May 7, 2018 10:20 PM Transformer wins Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary at Hot Docs Festival

Doc about champion powerlifter transitioning from male to female is also the pick for Hot Docs Audience Award as festival reports record attendance. The 2018 Hot Docs festival, which wrapped up on the weekend in Toronto, hit an attendance record with an estimated 223,000 people going to 471 screenings of 247 films at the 11-day event. On Sunday, the $50,000 Rogers 13

May 3, 2018 6:42 PM Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski expelled by Oscars academy

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences removes controversial actor and director from its rolls The organization that bestows the Academy Awards announced Thursday that it has voted to expel two prominent members convicted of sexual offences, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion 23

April 28, 2018 3:34 PM Golden Girls, Benson producer Paul Junger Witt dead at 77

Other credits included Partridge Family, Blossom, Soap and Dead Poets Society Paul Junger Witt, the prolific TV producer behind The Golden Girls, The Partridge Family and Soap, died Friday, a spokeswoman said. He was 77. Witt died at his Los Angeles-area home after battling cancer, spokeswoman Pam Golum said. He worked at Columbia Pictures before joining 31

April 21, 2018 10:48 PM Actor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dies at 49

LOS ANGELES—Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin Powers movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer’s spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed 28