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Bail hearing continues for fashion king Peter Nygard on U.S. sex charges

Bail hearing continues for fashion king Peter Nygard on U.S. sex charges

WINNIPEG — Lawyers for Peter Nygard will be back in court today arguing for the release of the Canadian fashion king who is facing charges of sex trafficking and racketeering in the United States.
Oscar-winning, 'irreplaceable' Cloris Leachman dies at 94

Oscar-winning, 'irreplaceable' Cloris Leachman dies at 94

LOS ANGELES — Cloris Leachman, an Oscar-winner for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in “The Last Picture Show” and a comedic delight as the fearsome Frau Blücher in “Young Frankenstein” and self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis on “The Mary Tyler Moore

Mel Brooks, Ed Asner, others pay tribute to Cloris Leachman

“Cloris was insanely talented. She could make you laugh or cry at the drop of a hat. Always such a pleasure to have on set. Every time I hear a horse whinny I will forever think of Cloris’ unforgettable Frau Blücher.
Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact

Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact

VICTORIA — A carved stone pillar found at low tide on a beach in Victoria last summer is an Indigenous cultural treasure, the Royal B.C. Museum has confirmed.
Queen Latifah 'stoked' to land post-Super Bowl slot for show

Queen Latifah 'stoked' to land post-Super Bowl slot for show

LOS ANGELES — Queen Latifah thrives on going big. From writing and rapping at the start of her career to being an Oscar-nominated actress to producing, she has upended expectations for years.
Canadian writer Elan Mastai developing his novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' for Peacock

Canadian writer Elan Mastai developing his novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' for Peacock

TORONTO — Canadian writer Elan Mastai is developing an adaptation of his book "All Our Wrong Todays" for NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service. Comedy star Seth MacFarlane will serve as an executive producer.
Microsoft can now translate words into Inuktitut on its platforms

Microsoft can now translate words into Inuktitut on its platforms

IQALUIT — There's a new language option on Microsoft's translation software, one spoken primarily by people in the largest territory in Canada.
Review: Timberlake seeks redemption in formulaic ‘Palmer’

Review: Timberlake seeks redemption in formulaic ‘Palmer’

There’s a kitchen-sink full of Serious Drama Cliches in the new Justin Timberlake film “Palmer,” about a high school football star turned convict who must help the young gender fluid boy with the addict mom next door while also trying to regain his f
Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity

Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity

About those wooly mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They've helped to raise $1.
NFL picks 3 honorary captains, Amanda Gorman for coin toss

NFL picks 3 honorary captains, Amanda Gorman for coin toss

NEW YORK — The NFL has selected three people who have served during the coronavirus pandemic as honorary captains for the Super Bowl along with inaugural poet Amanda Gorman for an original poem.