Adina Bresge

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Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre will open next month, first time since COVID-19 pandemic began

Mirvish Productions announced Thursday that it's preparing its North American premiere of Blindness, based on Jose Saramago's contagion-themed novel, at the downtown Toronto theatre next month.

Ben Mulroney to depart etalk anchor chair

CTV says Ben Mulroney will step down as anchor of celebrity news show etalk to make room for 'diverse voices' after a scandal involving his wife, Jessica Mulroney.

Victoria Day marks subdued start to cottage season during COVID 19: officials

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed the traditional influx of urbanites in many resort towns for the first big cottage weekend of the year, with some provinces barring pilgrimages to the lake altogether.

RCMP to draft national policy for emergency alerts after N.S. shootings

In the wake of the mass murder that claimed 22 victims in Nova Scotia two weeks ago, the force is looking into developing a national operational policy for using the emergency alert system.

Peter Handke's Nobel Literature win sparks tension in literary circles

With every literature prize comes some contention over which texts are most worthy of celebration. But rather than a war over words, this awards season was dominated by controversy over a writer's moral character.

Plain cigarette packs to hit shelves as 'best in the world' regulations kick in

Cigarette packaging in Canada will soon be stripped of logos and designs under new federal rules. Starting Nov. 9, all packaging will feature the same brown base colour, basic grey text and minimalist layout.

Antigone chosen as Canada's Oscars contender for best international film

Quebec filmmaker Sophie Deraspe's Antigone has been put forward as Canada's contender for best international feature film at the 2020 Academy Awards.

Handmaid's Tale sequel The Testaments puts global spotlight on Margaret Atwood

It's the international literary event of the season, industry watchers say, and in a rare feat, the spotlight will be on a Canadian author.

Thunder Bay podcast about deaths of Indigenous youth to be adapted for TV

A true-crime podcast probing the deaths and disappearances of Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay, Ont., is set to be adapted for the small screen.

Online ads spoil Christmas surprises, raising privacy concerns

Social media users say they're being burned by online advertisements spoiling "surprise" gifts by popping up in front of the intended recipient. That's because of data collected through online tracking by companies like Google and Facebook.