The CBC, Canada: Art & Design

06/25/2022 04:00 AM
Slash/Back shows how Indigenous creators get things done despite 'unlimited barriers'

Slash/Back is among a wave of new Indigenous-led projects that have made their way to the screen in the last few years. Like many others, the creators behind the camera have had to work hard to ensure they are building bridges for young Indigenous creators to make their way into the industry.

06/24/2022 04:00 AM
All Shook Up — Baz Luhrmann's Elvis film has a Parker problem
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From the director of Moulin Rouge comes Elvis, the big screen story of the rock 'n' roll icon. Shot with swagger to spare, the film features a stunning performance by Austin Butler and could get music fans talking about the so-called King of Rock 'n' Roll's place in history.

06/24/2022 05:57 PM
Disney, other companies vow to cover employees' out-of-state abortions
Supreme Court Abortion

The Walt Disney Co., publishing giant Conde Nast and the investment firm JPMorgan Chase were among the major American companies that pledged on Friday to cover travel costs for employees seeking out-of-state abortions, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's overturn of Roe v. Wade.

06/24/2022 10:00 AM
Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh selling out Rogers Arena marks a cultural shift in B.C.
Diljit Dosanjh

The singer and actor made history on June 19 when he became the first Indian artist to perform at Vancouver's Rogers Arena — to a sold-out crowd.

06/24/2022 12:19 PM
CRTC could force YouTube, Spotify to 'manipulate' algorithms, under proposed streaming bill

The chairman of Canada's broadcast regulator says it might ask platforms such as YouTube to "manipulate" their algorithms to make Canadian music easier to find, under powers in the proposed online streaming bill.

06/23/2022 05:20 PM
Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi reunites iconic characters after 2 decades
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An infamous pair that battled to the death in one of pop culture's most well-known franchises were reunited for what may be the final time as Disney+ released the final episode in the six part series of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

06/23/2022 02:26 PM
Paw Patrol creators to launch new children's show Vida the Vet
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The creators of Paw Patrol are launching another animal-centric children's show.

06/23/2022 05:00 AM
First Nations drag artist is 1st queen from Sask. competing to be Canada's Next Drag Superstar​
Chelazon Leroux

Chelazon Leroux is Saskatchewan's first drag queen called to slay on Canada's Drag Race, a television show where 12 drag artists compete with the hopes of being crowned the country's next drag superstar.

06/23/2022 10:37 AM
Paul Haggis accuser tells Italian police she was raped twice
Paul Haggis

The British citizen who has accused Canadian-born screenwriter and director Paul Haggis of raping her in Italy told Italian police she was sexually assaulted twice by Haggis over several days, after joining him in the southern tourist town of Ostuni where he was headlining a film festival.

06/22/2022 12:48 PM
Quebec singer Karim Ouellet died of diabetes complications: coroner
Karim Ouellet

Based on his medical records, Ouellet suffered from Type 1 diabetes, for which he was insulin dependent, and neglected his condition.

06/22/2022 04:00 AM
Umbrella Academy Season 3 takes on too many characters, too much complexity — and the kugelblitz
Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy's third season — which premiered on Netflix Wednesday — is a compelling, but overly complicated, sequel for the superhero family drama.

06/22/2022 04:23 PM
CBC to invest in program diversity as part of CRTC licensing renewal
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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is renewing CBC's licensing, with tweaks to its mandate that will require it to spend money on programming produced by people with disabilities, Indigenous and racialized people and the LGBTQ community.

06/22/2022 03:18 PM
Horgan suspends controversial rebuild of Royal B.C. Museum
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Premier John Horgan has announced the province is suspending the controversial rebuild of the Royal B.C. Museum.

06/22/2022 12:35 PM
Paul Haggis denies sexual assault claim in Italian court appearance
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Canadian-born director and screenwriter Paul Haggis, who was arrested on Sunday evening in Italy on charges of sexual assault and grievous bodily harm, declared his innocence before a judge on Wednesday.

06/21/2022 07:16 PM
Bill Cosby found to have sexually abused teen girl in civil case dating back 45 years
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Jurors in a civil trial Tuesday found that Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975, awarding Judy Huth, who is now 64, $500,000 US.

06/21/2022 10:00 AM
Buffy Sainte-Marie wants more than just an apology from the Pope

At 81, award-winning artist and activist is determined to use her platform to talk about realities of residential schools, and call for the dissolution of the Doctrine of Discovery.

06/21/2022 01:29 PM
Cineplex adds $1.50 booking fee to movie tickets bought online or via app
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Moviegoers could be paying a little extra to see a film at a Cineplex theatre this summer.

06/21/2022 04:00 AM
Norval Morrisseau, who created Woodland art style, featured in Google doodle
Norval Morrisseau/Blake Angeconeb Google Doodle

Ojibway artist Norval Morrisseau is being honoured on June 21 with a Google doodle, created by Blake Angeconeb and Danielle Morrison.

06/21/2022 11:15 AM
2 deputies suspended for leaking news of Bob Saget's death

Two Florida deputies have each been suspended for about two weeks for leaking news about actor and comedian Bob Saget's death before his family was alerted, officials said.

06/21/2022 05:00 AM
Demands to rename Paul Haggis Park gain momentum with new sex assault allegations in Italy
Paul Haggis

Demands to rename Paul Haggis Park gained momentum after news of the London-born, Oscar-winning director's arrest on allegations of aggravated sexual assault in Italy.