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Canadian Folk Music Awards replace cancelled show with online event

Canadian Folk Music Awards replace cancelled show with online event

The Canadian Folk Music Awards are headed online as the country weathers the impact of COVID-19.
Netflix's 'Self Made' tells of first female millionaire

Netflix's 'Self Made' tells of first female millionaire

NEW YORK — Madam C.J. Walker may be one of America’s most successful “pull yourself up by your own bootstrap” stories, but many have never heard of her.

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.