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September 16, 2018 11:39 AM Peter Donat, who played Mulder’s dad on The X-Files, dead at 90

NEW YORK — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in The X-Files and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. Donat also had guest roles on TV shows such as Murder 9

September 6, 2018 9:49 AM India decriminalizes homosexual acts in landmark verdict for world’s largest democracy

In its ruling Thursday, the court said it must protect an individual’s right to live with dignity as a fundamental right. The justices termed sexual orientation as a “biological phenomenon” and said any discrimination on this ground violated fundamental rights. Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the denial of self-expression was akin to inviting death, the Press 15

July 24, 2018 8:18 PM Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s horror and sci-fi collection is coming to the ROM

The ROM says the display will include film posters, artwork, props and costumes from the heavy metal guitarist’s three-decade collection “that explore the connection between artistry, emotion and the dark sides of popular culture.” The exhibit is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum of Salem, Massachusetts, where it was on display last year. The title 18

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 22

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 16

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 23

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 22

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 32

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 23

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 25