The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial narrowed once again Thursday, including the dismissal of supermodel Gigi Hadid. Hadid, 24, was spotted shortly before 9 a.m. walking into the Manhattan courthouse trailed by a person resembling a body guard. Holding a black handbag in one hand and
The Royal Canadian Legion is trying to reach young people it says are becoming more disconnected with veterans and war history — and it’s using the video game Fortnite to get its message across. Through the wildly popular battle royale game, players can visit Remembrance Island, which takes users along a
Canadian Dan Levy, showrunner and star of the TV comedy Schitt’s Creek, received a GLAAD award Saturday evening in San Francisco for promoting LGBTQ acceptance and credited a supportive network, including his family, for giving him the courage to come out during his teenage years. “Had I not had the love
Felicity Huffman and her lawyers pleaded Friday for probation, community service and a fine instead of jail time for her role in the college admissions scandal, buoyed by letters of support from her famous husband, William H. Macy, and her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria. Huffman, in a three-page letter filed
Awards buzz is ramping up for author Margaret Atwood, who is again in the running for both the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Atwood, who won the former prize in 2000 for The Blind Assassin, has landed a spot on this year’s short list for The Testaments, organizers announced
Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera company said it has hired Debra Wong Yang from the law firm of Gibson,
An Ellen Page documentary on environmental racism in Nova Scotia and a Jeff Barnaby-directed zombie thriller centring on an Indigenous community are among the Canadian features headed for the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Organizers have announced all the homegrown films in the lineup for the September film fest.
You might call her an ideal library-goer: Andrea Querido visits her local branch weekly — even blogs for it — and describes libraries as “a place of community and connection.” And when Querido’s son was born five years ago, the communications professional fell in love with a new section of the stacks: