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Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Ryan Reynolds, more demand justice for George Floyd

Artists across North America and around the world have taken to social media — and to the streets — in protest

When COVID-19 hit, bestselling poet Rupi Kaur had writer's block — so she started teaching on Instagram

Kaur has sold millions of books and has 4 million Instagram followers, but even she struggles with self-doubt.

New children's book helps kids cope with COVID-19 pandemic

My Hero Is You is being released for free by 50 humanitarian groups, including WHO, UNICEF and the Red Cross

How mindfulness helped Jewel move from shoplifting and panic attacks to music stardom

The chart-topping singer tells her story in the new documentary The Mindfulness Movement

Legendary comedy director Paul Feig wants you to come to his cocktail party

He’s directed Bridesmaids, Freaks and Geeks, and episodes of The Office and 30 Rock. Now he’s hosting daily Instagram cocktail parties — for good causes.

'Everybody On Earth Is Feeling The Same Way As You': Douglas Coupland offers slogans for the COVID-19 age

The Vancouver artist and Generation X author says the virus reveals how profoundly interconnected we are.

Meet the Vancouver filmmaker behind the world's first COVID-19 feature film

Mostafa Keshvari got the idea for Corona before billions around the world went into lockdown

Schitt's Creek cast raises over $165K for food banks as final episode airs

Co-creator Dan Levy calls the last episode of the hit comedy 'a warm hug.'

Canadian film and TV design pro creates face shield for health-care workers

John Allen has worked on Suicide Squad, Star Trek and Total Recall. Now he's created a new COVID-19 shield that can be mass-produced.

Modern Family star Ty Burrell launches project to help bar and restaurant workers, donates $100,000

The actor also talks about ending the hit show, and how playing Phil Dunphy is “like taking a trip to the spa.”

In Memoriam: the incredible musicians, actors, authors, designers and creators we lost this year

Toni Morrison, John Mann, Luke Perry, Doris Day and Karl Lagerfeld are just a few of the big names we lost in 2019.

Banksy unveils powerful new Christmas mural in new video – watch

The famed street artist makes a potent statement about homelessness in the new Birmingham work.

Toronto busker and new dad gets surprised with big Christmas payday — watch

Mo Guzman thought he was being filmed for a documentary, but some holiday elves had a different plan for the subway musician.
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Neil Young is releasing a new archival album — and he wants you to decide what's on it

The legendary rocker is allowing fans to choose his next record from a treasure trove of archival material.
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Mahna Mahna at 50: fascinating facts about the unforgettable Muppets song

The Muppets made it famous, but where did the song come from? (Hint: a steamy Italian film...) Who performed it? And who is that fuzzy fella?
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Can you sing like Freddie Mercury? Try the FreddieMeter

YouTube Music, Google and Queen teamed up on new AI program, which is helping raise awareness for HIV/AIDS charity.
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New play tackles the allure—and danger—of our virtual lives

In Kuroko, acclaimed Vancouver playwright Tetsuro Shigematsu challenges viewers to rethink their relationships with the online world.
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Fascinating animated timeline of bestselling music from past 50 years goes viral — watch

From the Beatles to Madonna and Céline Dion to Drake, the timeline gives an incredible look at pop history
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'Indescribably painful': Lorde delays new album after death of beloved dog

In a heartfelt letter to fans, the 22-year-old singer says 'a light that was turned on for me has gone out.'
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Hamilton: 15 fascinating facts about the biggest musical of all time

The Broadway smash hit is coming to Canada, and this week, tickets sold out almost instantly.
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Tourists flock to stairs from Joker movie

But many Bronx locals aren't happy about the influx of Instagrammers and social media influencers looking to recreate the film's iconic dance scene.
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'Horrifying': Alanis Morissette opens up about battle with postpartum depression

The Grammy-winning Canadian singer reveals she is experiencing pain, sleep deprivation, isolation and anxiety following the birth of her third child.
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New film highlights the stunning artwork and activism of Indigenous trailblazer Robert Davidson

Haida Modern tells the remarkable story of how Davidson helped to popularize and legitimize Indigenous art.
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Outrage grows over Joker movie's use of song by convicted child molester Gary Glitter

The musician is in jail serving a 16-year sentence, but could make big bucks from the use of the hit Rock and Roll (Part 2).
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South Park creators issue mock apology over China censorship controversy

'Like the NBA, we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our hearts,' wrote South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.

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