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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.”
The ballet company says it's struck a partnership with movie theatre chain Cineplex to screen the perennial favourite at more than 50 cinemas across the country.
Notable reactions to the death of “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek:
“Alex wasn't just the best ever at what he did. He was also a lovely and deeply decent man, and I'm grateful for every minute I got to spend with him ... Thinking today about his family and his Jeopardy! family - which, in a way, included millions of us.” - “Jeopardy!” contestant Ken Jennings on Twitter.
TORONTO - Bob Young spent much of his life forging a career as a prominent golfer, but at 78 years old, Neil Young's brother has released his first song.
Ahead of the U.S. election on Nov. 3, the elder Young has unveiled “Hey America,” a folk song where he urges the nation to “give love a chance,” saying it's “the beacon of freedom.”
NEW YORK–Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe’s August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman’s final performance opposite Viola Davis’ powerhouse blues singer.
PICKERING, Ont. - Police east of Toronto have expanded an investigation centred on a high school where a Black student's yearbook entry was altered to include a racial slur, saying more students have reported their profiles being tampered with.
TORONTO - The trial for a man accused of using a van to kill 10 people on a busy Toronto sidewalk may be held by videoconference due to COVID-19.
Alek Minassian faces 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder in connection with the April 2018 incident.
NEW YORK - The sobering musical “Jagged Little Pill,” which plumbs Alanis Morissette’s 1995 breakthrough album to tell a story of an American family spiraling out of control, earned a leading 15 Tony Award nominations Thursday, as the Broadway community took the first steps to celebrate a pandemic-shortened season that upended the theatre world.
Ontarians in need of social support during the COVID-19 pandemic may not know where to seek help for themselves or their neighbours, according to a new study.
Forty-two per cent of 1,000 Ontarians surveyed at the beginning of last month said they needed additional help from social service providers during the pandemic.
LOS ANGELES–A Newfoundlander in Los Angeles will be giving thanks for a savoury saviour Monday night as he tucks into a holiday dinner made possible by the magic of social media.
Chad Richardson was taking stock of his Thanksgiving dinner supplies on Saturday when he was struck by a hard truth: he was out of Newfoundland savoury.