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CBC targets young adults with new Gem slate including Warigami, Utopia Falls

With the battle for young-adult audiences heating up in the streaming space, the CBC is launching a slate of programming for audiences aged 13 to 24 on its Gem service.

Cineplex defends decision to show anti-abortion film Unplanned

Cineplex defended its decision to screen the anti-abortion film Unplanned, noting it was "a complicated one and it was not made easily or lightly."

Goodwood, Ont., becomes tourist hot spot as backdrop of Schitt's Creek

The picturesque bedroom community of Goodwood, located north of Toronto, has become known as the real-life Schitt's Creek for hosting many key locations of the hit comedy series and attracting busloads of international tourists.

Come From Away wants to set screech-in world record — in Toronto

Prepare the cod: Mirvish Productions plans to attempt the world's largest screech-in at a performance of Come From Away in Toronto next month.

Netflix, Indigenous cultural groups partnering to develop talent in Canada

Netflix has announced new partnerships with three Indigenous cultural organizations in Canada to help foster and develop screen talent.

The Simpsons writer shares details on Canuck-themed episode D'Oh Canada

Emmy-winning The Simpsons producer Tim Long, who grew up in Ontario, has always sensed something secretly Canadian about Lisa, so when it came to this Sunday's Canuck-themed episode, it felt natural to make her the one who spends time on this side of the border.

Daniel and Eugene Levy to end Schitt's Creek after Season 6

Schitt's Creek fans: Prepare to say goodbye to the Rose family. Father-and-son co-creators Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy have announced the story will come to an end next year.

Anne with an E adds first black character, LGBTQ storyline with season 2

As Anne with an E's plucky protagonist embarks on more Prince Edward Island adventures in season 2, some new faces enter the picture, adding a sense of inclusivity and diversity to her world of wonder.

Just for Laughs drafts new anti-harassment policy in time for Wednesday's opening

As Montreal's Just for Laughs festival prepares to kick off Wednesday, the company has released a new anti-harassment policy for employees and addressed the sexual misconduct scandal that forced its founder to resign.

Justin Bieber visits hometown museum exhibit dedicated to himself

Justin Bieber, who grew up in Stratford, Ont., was in his hometown Friday and visited a exhibit at the Stratford Perth Museum dedicated to all things him.

Canada's entertainment industry releases collective code of conduct

Canadian entertainment organizations have responded to the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations with a new collective code of conduct that is a "living document" with room for updating.

Toronto producer J. Miles Dale on his Oscar win — and spoiled speech

Toronto producer J. Miles Dale says he feels "ecstatic" about his best picture Oscar win and harbours no ill feelings after his speech was spoiled by play-off music.

Dartmouth Oscar winner Shane Vieau makes a splash with his onstage attire

The set decorator, who hails from Dartmouth, N.S., was wearing sunglasses, a tuxedo jacket with sleeves that barely covered his elbows, and Adidas sneakers.

Soulpepper set to stage A Delicate Balance in wake of harassment scandal

Just over a week after four actresses filed separate lawsuits against the company and Albert Schultz, the theatre will start running its next production.

CBC pulls Transgender Kids doc from schedule after complaints

CBC has pulled the film Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? from its Documentary channel schedule following a series of online complaints.