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U.S. Supreme Court rejects copyright challenge to Google book-scanning project

A group of authors have lost their copyright battle against Google’s massive book-scanning project, as the U.S. Supreme Court declined…

Canadian Heritage minister aims to de-politicize arts funding with new reforms

The Canadian Heritage minister has always had the final word on whether an organization or individual gets federal arts funding. Before…

CBC anchor Suhana Meharchand diagnosed with breast cancer

Journalist Suhana Meharchand, a long-time host on CBC News Network, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The 53-year-old shared the news…

Canadian TV Ratings: ‘Big Bang Theory’ tops with 3.9 million viewers

American programming continues to dominate the Canadian TV ratings. CTV’s simulcast of Big Bang Theory absolutely trounced the competition with over 3.9 million…

Canadian actor cousins Stephen and Robbie Amell raise $200K to make sci-fi action film ‘Code 8’

Toronto-born actors and cousins Robbie Amell and Stephen Amell are hitting social media to crowdfund a feature film called Code…

Lives Lived: Ellen Seligman, Canadian literary editor

Ellen Seligman, one of Canada’s top literary editors who worked with our country’s most-influential writers such as Margaret Atwood, Leonard…

Jian Ghomeshi acquitted of sexual assault charges

Former CBC Radio broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted of one charge of overcoming resistance by choking and four counts…

Lives Lived: Garry Shandling, 66, actor-comedian

Actor-comedian Garry Shandling, best known for his groundbreaking TV comedies It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and The Larry Sanders Show, died…

Corus Entertainment’s $2.65-billion purchase of Shaw Media approved by CRTC

Canada’s already-consolidated media industry is getting even smaller as the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has approved the acquisition…

Federal budget restores arts and culture funding, including museums, First Nations programs

Canada’s arts and culture institutions are breathing a sigh of relief thanks to the new Liberal government budget. Following years…