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‘This is extra nerdy:’ Meet the Ottawa couple road tripping to all 87 Heritage Minute spots

‘This is extra nerdy:’ Meet the Ottawa couple road tripping to all 87 Heritage Minute spots

There have been homages to the beloved Heritage Minutes since they first aired more than two decades ago: there are fan-made posters, lists ranking every single minute from best to worst,…

It’s 29 years and counting for Beaches International Jazz Festival

Of all the Toronto festivals over the years Beaches Jazz seemed least likely to survive. There was the question of vibe. Jazz was a downtown thing with the clubs: the…

Gord Downie takes to Parliament Hill to speak out for Canada’s Indigenous peoples

Gord Downie takes to Parliament Hill to speak out for Canada’s Indigenous peoples

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie says Canada’s young Indigenous people are still suffering the same kind of pain young people suffered in the now defunct residential schools. Downie made a…

Michael J. Fox, Michael Bublé honoured at Performing Arts gala — with a little help from Joan Jett

Michael J. Fox, Michael Bublé honoured at Performing Arts gala — with a little help from Joan Jett

The party continued Thursday for the seven new recipients of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards — complete with a little help from rock and roller Joan Jett. This year’s…

16-bit is back: Nintendo’s Super NES Classic launches this fall

16-bit is back: Nintendo’s Super NES Classic launches this fall

Nintendo has announced the Super NES Classic console, a miniaturized version of its 16-bit console from the 1990s and a followup to last year’s wildly popular NES Classic. The box…

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill woo Toronto fans with romantic production: review

In movies they call it “The Big Payoff.” You’ve all seen it: the two lead characters form a bond, build up romantic tension and then seal their attraction with a…

At the Galleries: A fresh crop of props, and capturing the artist’s realm

Opening Propped: It’s summer, which means a breezier season of group shows in many venues, public and private (though not so much the big institutions, with Canada 150 in the…

Tupac Shakur biopic nets strong debut at box office

Tupac Shakur biopic nets strong debut at box office

Wonder Woman fell to second place in its third weekend in theatres, but it’s still doing the heavy lifting for the otherwise lackluster summer box office. While many worn out franchises…

Bill Cosby jurors deadlocked after almost 40 hours of deliberations; judge says keep trying

Bill Cosby jurors deadlocked after almost 40 hours of deliberations; judge says keep trying

Jury members in Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial are going back to their hotel for the night after failing to resolve a deadlock that’s threatened to end the case without a verdict.…

Gord Downie, Tragically Hip both make cut as Polaris Prize long list revealed

The Polaris Prize announced its long list Tuesday of 40 early contenders for this year’s prize for top Canadian album of the past year. They are: A Tribe Called Red,…