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Mayim Bialik 'truly sorry' for opinion piece on Weinstein

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Actress Mayim Bialik says she's 'truly sorry for causing so much pain' with her New York Times opinion piece that critics suggested put blame on women who've accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Hudson's Bay tweet about Gord Downie sparks debate about company tributes


Fans of Gord Downie began flooding social media with heartfelt tributes as soon as word emerged that the singer had died. And among their tweets were some that appeared less than heartfelt -- messages from corporate brands.

Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to misdemeanour charge in Georgia


Actor Shia LaBeouf was sentenced to probation Thursday after the 'Transformers' star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour charge of obstruction stemming from his attempt to elude police following a vulgar public outburst in Georgia.

Gord Downie pulled Canada closer together

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Gord Downie, the legendary front man of the Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died at the age of 53.

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British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of high honour


The British Film Institute stripped disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of its highest honour Thursday, saying his alleged 'appalling conduct' stands in opposition to the organization's values.


Tragically Hip doc to air on TV in coming days


Tragically Hip fans mourning the death of Gord Downie will have a chance to see a new documentary about the band's final tour on Friday.

Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby


A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago.


French actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100


Danielle Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theatre career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100.


Judge: Michael Douglas' son can go to Los Angeles to act

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A judge who sentenced Michael Douglas' son to nearly a decade in prison several years ago told him on Wednesday that he can go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.


Chelsea Handler ending Netflix show to focus on activism


Chelsea Handler says she is ending her weekly Netflix talk show after two seasons in order to focus on political activism.


Elvis' house, Marilyn Monroe dresses and even a JFK radio up for auction

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An upcoming celebrity auction that includes everything from actress Marilyn Monroe's dresses to Michael Jackson's dark fedora is being held in the United States, with items including Elvis Presley's childhood home.


Country music stars pay tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims

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Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honoured victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show Wednesday night.

Ex-Just For Laughs president Gilbert Rozon facing sexual misconduct allegations

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Gilbert Rozon, the founder of the Just For Laughs comedy festival, is facing allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault from at least nine women who came forward Thursday.


Lisa LaFlamme talks with Jim Cuddy about his friendship with Gord Downie


Blue Rodeo founding member Jim Cuddy spoke about his fondest memories of Gord Downie in an interview with CTV National News Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme.


Harvard rescinds 2014 medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein


Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Gord Downie pulled Canada closer together

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The death of the Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie has prompted an outpouring of condolences and celebration of his musical legacy from fellow artists, politicians, and luminaries in Canada and around the world.

Full Downie family statement following Tragically Hip frontman's death

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Here is the full statement released by Gord Downie's family following the Tragically Hip frontman's death Tuesday night.

Hamburger Helper reveals dark secret inside glove mascot

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Hamburger Helper has finally set the record straight with the release of a tongue-in-cheek anatomical X-ray image of “Lefty,” its glove-shaped mascot with a face in his palm.

Head of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment charge

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Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series 'Man in the High Castle.'

Tuesday, Oct 17

Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lawrence reveal Hollywood abuse

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Oscar winners Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lawrence used their speeches at a Hollywood event honouring women to detail experiences of assault and harassment at the hands of directors and producers and pledged to do more to stop such…

New York activist credited with founding 'MeToo' movement

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An activist from Harlem, New York is being credited with inventing the Me Too movement 10 years ago that has been recently popularized online with a hashtag that actor Alyssa Milano encouraged victims of sexual assault and harassment to…

John Dunsworth remembered as hard-working mentor on 'Trailer Park Boys' set

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John Dunsworth is being remembered as a vibrant actor whose drunken demeanour on the "Trailer Park Boys" belied his great intelligence and alcohol-free lifestyle.

John Dunsworth, known as Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dies at 71

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John Dunsworth, known for his portrayal of Jim Lahey in the comedy series "Trailer Park Boys" and revered as a brilliant actor with a warm heart, has died. He was 71.

Monday, Oct 16

Joe Jonas engaged to 'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner

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Singer Joe Jonas is engaged to "Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner.

In Weinstein's wake, is Hollywood truly capable of change?

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Warner Bros. has become the first major studios in Hollywood to issue a comprehensive statement regarding its sexual harassment policies in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex harassment scandal.

Porn publisher Larry Flynt offers millions for info leading to Trump impeachment

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Pornography publisher Larry Flynt is offering "up to $10 million" to anyone who produces information that leads to U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office.

London police receive new assault claims against Weinstein

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British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman.

Sunday, Oct 15

James Corden catches flak for joking about Harvey Weinstein

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Television talk show host James Corden is facing a backlash over jokes he made about Harvey Weinstein.

'Happy Death Day' scares off 'Blade Runner' at box office


The horror pic "Happy Death Day" is celebrating a first place finish at the box office this weekend while the "Blade Runner" sequel spirals downward.

Report: Harvey Weinstein's brother in a 'waking nightmare'

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The brother of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and co-founder of the company that now finds itself in crisis says he's in 'a waking nightmare' and had no idea 'the type of predator' his brother is accused of being.

Saturday, Oct 14

Decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving on sexual harassment


It's been 26 years since Anita Hill sat before a U.S. Senate panel and detailed the lurid sexual harassment charges that would transfix a nation. Clarence Thomas went on to the Supreme Court, but Hill's testimony was a watershed moment.

Weinstein expelled from film academy amid allegations

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In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.

New characters give 'Thomas & Friends' a jolt of girl power

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Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine's boy-dominated world. Mattel, the toy maker that owns the Thomas brand, will add two female main characters to the "Thomas & Friends" TV series next year.

Montreal actress Erika Rosenbaum alleges harassment by Weinstein

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A Montreal actress has joined the growing list of actresses who've come forward with allegations of sexual harassment at the hands of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.