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Tragically Hip to receive humanitarian award at this year's Juno Awards

Tragically Hip to receive humanitarian award at this year's Juno Awards

TORONTO — The Tragically Hip will be toasted with this year's humanitarian award at the 2021 Juno Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says it selected the Kingston, Ont.
Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

SAN FRANCISCO — Fry's Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good.
La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversary

La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversary

NEW YORK — Twenty-five years ago, stage actors Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega had been cast in a new, edgy musical downtown and wondered if anyone would remember it.
Kentucky Kingdom sold to company that operates Dollywood

Kentucky Kingdom sold to company that operates Dollywood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky amusement park that once operated as a Six Flags has been sold to a company that operates family-oriented venues around the country including Dollywood in Tennessee and Silver Dollar City in Missouri.
Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett.
'60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' strong Sunday punch for CBS

'60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' strong Sunday punch for CBS

NEW YORK — Queen Latifah is becoming a TV star for CBS at a time broadcast networks can really use one, while Dwayne Johnson and Kenan Thompson made respectable sitcom debuts for NBC.
What free college might actually look like

What free college might actually look like

President Joe Biden proposed multiple “free college” measures while on the campaign trail. Do any of them have a real shot? Some experts think so.
CBC's 'Arctic Vets' brings viewers up close with polar bears, seals and muskox

CBC's 'Arctic Vets' brings viewers up close with polar bears, seals and muskox

Filming a polar bear just inches from its nose, close enough to see its breath fog up the lens, was a career highlight for Jeff Thrasher.
NFB hiring new execs to lead anti-racist practices, forge ties with Indigenous groups

NFB hiring new execs to lead anti-racist practices, forge ties with Indigenous groups

TORONTO — The National Film Board of Canada is creating two key positions and improving hiring practices as part of new measures it says are aimed at eliminating injustice and systemic racism not just in Canadian society, but also within the institut
CTV pulls Delta Burke blackface photo in Black History Month package on CTV Throwback

CTV pulls Delta Burke blackface photo in Black History Month package on CTV Throwback

TORONTO — CTV says it made an "error" by placing an "offensive image" of actress Delta Burke in blackface among its TV program highlights for Black History Month.