Skip to content

National Lifestyle

Politically charged 'black-ish' episode gets belated home

Politically charged 'black-ish' episode gets belated home

LOS ANGELES — A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network.
Toronto film festival announces venues, pricing for pandemic-shaped showcase

Toronto film festival announces venues, pricing for pandemic-shaped showcase

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival is giving more details on a hybrid festival that will largely feature digital screenings for home viewers but will also offer in-person screenings at venues such as TIFF Bell Lightbox and the Isabel B

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
N.L. reports new COVID-19 case linked to out-of-province TV series worker

N.L. reports new COVID-19 case linked to out-of-province TV series worker

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A second person who works on the St. John's-shot TV series "Hudson & Rex" has tested positive for COVID-19, but the show's producer says the two cases linked to the canine-cop program do not pose a risk to the community.

Pro wrestling star James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70

James Harris, a Mississippi-born sharecropper who gained international fame as “Kamala the Ugandan Giant,” a massive professional wrestler who terrorized opponents with his trademark “splash,” has died.

French publisher's jarring memoir to be released in English

NEW YORK — An English-language edition of “Le Consentement,” a French publisher's jarring memoir about her abusive relationship as a teenager with a prominent writer in his 50s, will come out next year.

Singer Salome Bey, known as Canada's first lady of the blues, dies at age 86

To audiences, singer Salome Bey was billed as Canada's first lady of the blues.
The always intimate Theatre for One goes online

The always intimate Theatre for One goes online

NEW YORK — The coronavirus hasn't stopped the world's smallest theatre . “Theatre for One,” where one audience member sees one short play performed by a single actor in a portable theatre , has now gone online.
AP FOOD: Better burgers are about the blend

AP FOOD: Better burgers are about the blend

There was a time when I liked burgers based mostly on their toppings. I might order a Swiss cheese and bacon burger, or one topped with blue cheese and caramelized onions, and that, I thought, was where the flavour was.
Will Forte to bring parody 'MacGruber' to Peacock service

Will Forte to bring parody 'MacGruber' to Peacock service

NEW YORK — “MacGruber,” a parody skit on “Saturday Night Live” that became a movie, is coming back to the small screen.