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Banff World Media Festival slated for June cancelled over COVID-19

BANFF, Alta. — Another major entertainment event has been cancelled because of COVID-19, this time the Banff World Media Festival in Alberta.
'Canadian Strain' film overcomes many hurdles, including COVID-19

'Canadian Strain' film overcomes many hurdles, including COVID-19

Toronto filmmaker Geordie Sabbagh faced many hurdles with his new comedy "Canadian Strain," starring Jess Salgueiro as a cannabis dealer grappling with legalization. He had a tiny $10,000 budget and just nine days to shoot.
'Canadian Strain' film overcomes many hurdles, including COVID-19

'Canadian Strain' film overcomes many hurdles, including COVID-19

Toronto filmmaker Geordie Sabbagh faced many hurdles with his new comedy "Canadian Strain," starring Jess Salgueiro as a cannabis dealer grappling with legalization. He had a tiny $10,000 budget and just nine days to shoot.
Review: 'The Glass Hotel’ a tragic tale for the times

Review: 'The Glass Hotel’ a tragic tale for the times

“The Glass Hotel,” Alfred A. Knopf, by Emily St. John Mandel How does one follow up a National Book Award nominee? With something completely different, of course. Emily St.
Ruchika Tomar wins PEN/Hemingway Award for debut novel

Ruchika Tomar wins PEN/Hemingway Award for debut novel

NEW YORK — Ruchika Tomar's “A Prayer for Travelers” has won the PEN/Hemingway Award for best debut novel, an honour previously given to Marilynne Robinson, Tommy Orange and Yiyun Li among others.
AP Exclusive: Allen has new publisher, memoir out Monday

AP Exclusive: Allen has new publisher, memoir out Monday

NEW YORK — Woody Allen's memoir, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home, The Associated Press has learned. The 400-page book, still called “Apropos of Nothing,” was released Monday by Arcade Publishing.
Don't take Aspirin to prevent first stroke, heart disease: new guidelines

Don't take Aspirin to prevent first stroke, heart disease: new guidelines

OTTAWA — A new guideline from Heart and Stroke Foundation says a daily dose of Aspirin could do more harm than good for those at low risk of stroke or heart disease.
Virus sends a nation of restaurant-goers back to the kitchen

Virus sends a nation of restaurant-goers back to the kitchen

Last Tuesday night in Tennessee, bluegrass musicians David and Virginia Blood were busy making sandwiches.
Virus sends a nation of restaurant-goers back to the kitchen

Virus sends a nation of restaurant-goers back to the kitchen

Last Tuesday night in Tennessee, bluegrass musicians David and Virginia Blood were busy making sandwiches.

How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

COVID-19 is now impacting the lives of Canadians on many levels and people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus.