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New Uvagut TV to feature all programming made in Inuktut language

New Uvagut TV to feature all programming made in Inuktut language

A new Indigenous television channel featuring programming that's entirely in the Inuktut language is set to launch on Monday.
B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

VANCOUVER — A cherry tree that inspired award-winning Canadian author Joy Kogawa has been damaged in a fierce windstorm that swept across southern British Columbia.
Why it's imperative to stop the spread of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant

Why it's imperative to stop the spread of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant

Additional cases of a more transmissible version of the COVID-19 virus have been popping up around Canada recently, and experts are concerned about what that could mean for an already unruly spread of the disease.
Brexit hikes costs, hassle for UK musicians touring EU

Brexit hikes costs, hassle for UK musicians touring EU

LONDON — British musicians are demanding that the UK government faces the music after new post-Brexit regulations failed to consider their unique work lives and left them in the lurch. Nearly 260,000 people — including U.K.
'Sex and the City' fans speculate on fate of Kim Cattrall's character, Samantha Jones

'Sex and the City' fans speculate on fate of Kim Cattrall's character, Samantha Jones

TORONTO — With sultry mannerisms and sharp comedic chops, Kim Cattrall fully embodied confident sexpot Samantha Jones on "Sex and the City.
A day to remember: London nursing home greets virus vaccine

A day to remember: London nursing home greets virus vaccine

LONDON — In 1948, John Peake won a silver medal at the Olympic Games in London. In 2021, also in London, he struck what many would consider gold, receiving his first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
Review: In 'One Night in Miami,' speculative history sings

Review: In 'One Night in Miami,' speculative history sings

The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on February 25, 1964, seem so numerous, so prone to falling into caricature, that “One Night in Miami ...” feels like a miracle.
Pebble Beach for pros only this year because of COVID spike

Pebble Beach for pros only this year because of COVID spike

The only stars at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this year will be the players and the golf course.
Tyler Perry and MPTF to get humanitarian award at Oscars

Tyler Perry and MPTF to get humanitarian award at Oscars

Filmmaker Tyler Perry and the Motion Picture and Television Fund are being honoured with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday.
'At 6 p.m., life stops': Europe uses curfews to fight virus

'At 6 p.m., life stops': Europe uses curfews to fight virus

PARIS — As the wan winter sun sets over France's Champagne region, the countdown clock kicks in. Labourers stop pruning the vines as the light fades at about 4:30 p.m.