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Tory Lanez pleads not guilty in Megan Thee Stallion shooting

Tory Lanez pleads not guilty in Megan Thee Stallion shooting

LOS ANGELES — Rapper Tory Lanez pleaded not guilty through his attorney Wednesday to felony assault charges in the July shooting of hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion.
National Ballet of Canada's 'The Nutcracker' to play more than 50 cinemas

National Ballet of Canada's 'The Nutcracker' to play more than 50 cinemas

TORONTO — With dreams of the sugar plum fairies almost dashed this year, the National Ballet of Canada has come up with a different way for Canadians to enjoy the tradition of "The Nutcracker.
Lawyers: Senior royals advised Meghan to write to her father

Lawyers: Senior royals advised Meghan to write to her father

LONDON — The Duchess of Sussex was advised by two senior members of Britain’s royal family to write a letter to her estranged father that a British newspaper later published in part, court papers filed Wednesday show.
Charlie Brown specials to air on TV, after all, in PBS deal

Charlie Brown specials to air on TV, after all, in PBS deal

NEW YORK — The “Great Pumpkin” never showed on broadcast television this year, but after a deal with PBS, the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and Christmas specials will return to the air.
Winning design announced for N.S. art gallery to be built on Halifax waterfront

Winning design announced for N.S. art gallery to be built on Halifax waterfront

HALIFAX — The winning design for Nova Scotia's new art gallery resembles an eel emerging from Halifax Harbour.
CTV to air pre-taped Santa Claus Parade with remote performance from Dolly Parton

CTV to air pre-taped Santa Claus Parade with remote performance from Dolly Parton

TORONTO — CTV will air a two-hour nighttime Santa Claus parade special this year, featuring remote performances from an array of artists, including Dolly Parton.
"The Good Doctor" actor Richard Schiff hospitalized with COVID-19

"The Good Doctor" actor Richard Schiff hospitalized with COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Actor Richard Schiff, who appears on the Vancouver-filmed TV series "The Good Doctor," has been hospitalized with COVID-19, three weeks after testing positive for the virus.
Rogers cancels local Breakfast Television shows in Calgary and Vancouver

Rogers cancels local Breakfast Television shows in Calgary and Vancouver

TORONTO — Rogers Sports and Media is cancelling its Breakfast Television shows in Calgary and Vancouver, making adjustments to some local radio operations and laying off an unspecified number of staff.

Gil Adamson, Jessica Lee win book prizes at virtual Writers' Trust Awards

COVID-19 constraints may have muted the spectacle of the literary awards circuit, but Toronto author Gil Adamson says that didn't diminish the excitement of winning this year's Writers' Trust fiction prize.
NewsAlert: Gil Adamson, Jessica Lee win Writers' Trust books prizes

NewsAlert: Gil Adamson, Jessica Lee win Writers' Trust books prizes

Toronto author Gil Adamson is the fiction winner at this year's Writers' Trust Awards. Adamson received the $50,000 prize at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday for "Ridgerunner," published by House of Anansi Press.