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Stratford Festival faces $20-million budget shortfall despite cost cutting

Stratford Festival faces $20-million budget shortfall despite cost cutting

TORONTO — The Stratford Festival says despite efforts to rescue its finances from the impact of COVID-19 the organization still has a $20-million hole in its annual budget.
Youths report feeling sad, afraid of novel coronavirus during pandemic: survey

Youths report feeling sad, afraid of novel coronavirus during pandemic: survey

TORONTO — Lily Francois battled insomnia for a solid week, waking up at 3 a.m., and then struggling to get back to sleep. So the 13-year-old from Cole Harbour, N.S.
The Who's Roger Daltrey concerned about teens with cancer

The Who's Roger Daltrey concerned about teens with cancer

NEW YORK — Roger Daltrey worries that the coronavirus pandemic will have a devastating effect on a special group of people in need — teens with cancer The Who frontman, along with bandmate Pete Townsend, started the Teen Cancer America foundation in
Kelly Clarkson, Alex Trebek among Daytime Emmy nominees

Kelly Clarkson, Alex Trebek among Daytime Emmy nominees

LOS ANGELES — The first season of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” received Daytime Emmy Awards nominations for best entertainment talk show and host, while “Jeopardy!” veteran Alex Trebek’s nod for best game show host could give him a second consecutive wi

Police: 90s TV actress arrested during street racing raid

ATLANTA — An actress with credits from a 90s TV sitcom was among 44 people arrested in Atlanta after police disbanded what they described as an illegal street racing event.
In reversal, White House tells CDC to post church guidance

In reversal, White House tells CDC to post church guidance

WASHINGTON — After refusing for weeks to release reopening guidance for churches, the Trump administration on Thursday abruptly changed course — with the president saying he had instructed health officials to put the advice out.
In reversal, White House tells CDC to post church guidance

In reversal, White House tells CDC to post church guidance

WASHINGTON — After refusing for weeks to release reopening guidance for churches, the Trump administration on Thursday abruptly changed course — with the president saying he had instructed health officials to put the advice out.
Kent Monkman apologizes for painting criticized as depicting 'revenge rape'

Kent Monkman apologizes for painting criticized as depicting 'revenge rape'

Cree artist Kent Monkman is apologizing for a painting that critics say depicts Indigenous women laughing at a sexual assault of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
'Baroness von Sketch Show' to end after season 5 this fall

'Baroness von Sketch Show' to end after season 5 this fall

TORONTO — After five years of satirizing many facets of contemporary culture and women's experiences — from politics to relationships and even the overuse of dry shampoo — the all-female troupe behind the hit CBC series "Baroness von Sketch Show" has
Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to serve two months behind bars and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has agreed to serve five months as part of a deal to plead guilty to cheating the college admissions process, according