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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 5

June 15, 2018 4:33 AM Chrissy Teigen celebrates Trump’s birthday with $288,000 donation to ACLU

For his 72nd birthday on Thursday, social media star Chrissy Teigen and her husband John Legend spent a whole lot of cash on a gift Donald Trump won’t like — nor one that he can return. The pithy model, who was famously blocked on Twitter by the president for constantly trolling him and his policies, marked the “auspicious occasion” by becoming a Freedom 10

June 5, 2018 3:16 PM Retired detective’s hunch helped lead Arizona police to suspect in six killings

The testimony was cited in the couple’s November 2010 divorce, which granted Jones’ wife sole custody of their now 21-year-old son. “This is not a success story, but it’s a story that has closure,” Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said. The 59-year-old psychiatrist was well known in his field and assisted in high-profile murder cases, including the JonBenet 8

June 5, 2018 1:47 PM Ottawa grants MMIWG inquiry an extension to mandate

Federal government says more discussions needed before providing more money to inquiry budget The national inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls has received an extension from Ottawa, but not for the length of time it initially requested. The federal government announced Tuesday the inquiry would now have until April 30, 2019, to submit 9

May 30, 2018 10:49 PM Ex-NBC staffer says he helped Cosby pay off women

NEW YORK — Frank Scotti, a 90-year-old former NBC employee, is the latest to go public with stories of Bill Cosby’s past. Variety reports Scotti, who worked as a facilities manager for the Brooklyn NBC Studio where The Cosby Show was filmed, told the New York Daily News that he arranged for monthly payments and more for eight women during the sitcom’s 22

May 26, 2018 11:22 PM Music Music Life Death Music blends story with song in new ‘absurd’ production

Toronto’s One Little Goat Theatre is perhaps the city’s toughest to pin down — every new production, and there’s one about every year, is an entirely different venture. The company’s introduction to the scene was a quartet of Israeli radio plays in 2003, followed by a post-9/11 re-envisioning of the Sophocles tragedy Antigone. Most recently, One Little 18

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 25

May 24, 2018 2:30 PM Street Legal, Coroner Jenny Cooper series join CBC-TV's 2018-2019 slate

Public broadcaster unveils 17 new, 36 returning productions Starting anew is a recurring theme across the new CBC-TV shows — including the revamp of character-driven past hit Street Legal — debuting during the 2018-2018 season. The public broadcaster unveiled a peek at the forthcoming season in Toronto Thursday, including new comedy and drama productions 28

May 22, 2018 6:19 PM New theatre company to stage a musical at Toronto’s former Don Jail

Kennedy, along with fellow Canadian musical theatre artists Evan Tsitsias and Sara-Jeanne Hosie, announced Eclipse Theatre Company on Tuesday. They say it will feature “unique and innovative theatrical events,” including a production of Kiss of the Spider Woman at the former Don Jail in March 2019. They add the company’s vision is “innovation, creation 17

May 11, 2018 8:00 AM California mandates solar panels on all new homes by 2020

State already has a housing shortage and new law could boost cost of new homes Right now, about one in five new homes in California comes with solar panels already installed. In two years, it will be all of them. On Wednesday, California Energy Commission's vote was unanimous: California will soon become the first state to require solar panels on all new homes 16