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'Netflix tax' for digital media likely to raise prices for consumers, experts say

'Netflix tax' for digital media likely to raise prices for consumers, experts say

TORONTO — The cost of digital services and goods sold by foreign companies like Netflix will go up under a taxation plan the government wants to put in place next year, experts said Tuesday.
Juno Awards move Toronto show date to May 16, 2021 amid COVID-19 pandemic

Juno Awards move Toronto show date to May 16, 2021 amid COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — The 2021 Juno Awards are moving to May for their 50th anniversary. Organizers behind Canada's biggest night in music say the golden celebration, set to take place in Toronto, is being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
'All my love, Elliot': Actor Page comes out as transgender

'All my love, Elliot': Actor Page comes out as transgender

NEW YORK — Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page, the star of “Juno," “Inception” and “The Umbrella Academy,” came out as transgender Tuesday in an announcement greeted as a watershed moment for the trans community in Hollywood. “I love that I am trans.
Cosby's sex assault conviction goes before high-level court

Cosby's sex assault conviction goes before high-level court

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania's highest court questioned Tuesday whether Bill Cosby's alleged history of intoxicating and sexually assaulting young women amounted to a signature crime pattern, given studies that show as many as half of all sexual assau

Actor Elliot Page, Oscar-nominated star of 'Juno,' announces he's transgender

TORONTO — The Oscar-nominated Canadian star of the film "Juno" has come out as transgender. The Halifax-raised Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, made the announcement in a powerful post on social media.
Actor Elliot Page, Oscar-nominated star of 'Juno,' announces he's transgender

Actor Elliot Page, Oscar-nominated star of 'Juno,' announces he's transgender

TORONTO — The Oscar-nominated Canadian star of the film "Juno" has come out as transgender. The Halifax-raised Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, made the announcement in a powerful post on social media.
Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

ROME — Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S.

Queen, Prince Philip to spend Christmas at Windsor Castle

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, will spend Christmas at Windsor Castle instead of their Sandringham estate for the first time in decades.
Netflix Canada loses 'Friends' as Crave nabs exclusive streaming rights

Netflix Canada loses 'Friends' as Crave nabs exclusive streaming rights

TORONTO — Netflix Canada will bid farewell to "Friends" later this month as the hit sitcom moves to Crave. Both streaming platforms confirmed the switch on Tuesday, saying Dec.
Event organizer drops BookExpo, annual publishing convention

Event organizer drops BookExpo, annual publishing convention

NEW YORK — The annual publishing convention and trade show known as BookExpo, a decades-old tradition where guest speakers have ranged from Bill Clinton to Margaret Atwood, may be coming to an end.