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Michael Buble Among 2019 Hollywood Walk of Fame Honourees

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Canadian crooner Michael Buble will be getting his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The singer from Burnaby, British Columbia, is one of the entertainers named by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for the honour. Others in the class of 2019 include actors Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway…

De Niro Apologizes to Canadians for Trump's Comments

TORONTO — With diplomatic tensions between U.S. and Canada rocked by recent comments about trade by President Donald Trump and his advisers, some Americans are finding ways to acknowledge Canada’s other exports in popular culture. From Neil Young and Drake to poutine and northern hospitality, many of Canada’s internationally known trademarks became fodder for compliments…

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Michael Buble Among 2019 Hollywood Walk of Fame Honourees

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Canadian crooner Michael Buble will be getting his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The singer from Burnaby, British Columbia, is one of the entertainers named by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for the honour. Others in the class of 2019 include actors Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway…

De Niro Apologizes to Canadians for Trump's Comments

TORONTO — With diplomatic tensions between U.S. and Canada rocked by recent comments about trade by President Donald Trump and his advisers, some Americans are finding ways to acknowledge Canada’s other exports in popular culture. From Neil Young and Drake to poutine and northern hospitality, many of Canada’s internationally known trademarks became fodder for compliments…

Fans Flock to to Bourdain's Restaurant

NEW YORK, NY - Fans of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who officials say committed suicide in France on Friday, flocked to the New York restaurant where he was an executive chef to pay tribute to him. Nathan Frandino has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 - CNN

NEW YORK, NY - The celebrity and TV chef, Anthony Bourdain, has been found dead at the age of 61. CNN reported that Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his popular show. CNN also reported they have confirmed that his death was a suicide. “Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles,…

Facebook Launches News Program With Anchors From CNN, Fox News, Univision

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS - Facebook launches U.S. news programs hosted by Anderson Cooper of CNN, Shepard Smith of Fox, and Jorge Ramos of Univision to improve the quality of news on the social network. Fred Katayama has more information in this Reuters News video report.

World's Greatest Figure Skaters Coming to Brandon

Toronto - Canada will get one more chance to see some of the world's greatest figure skaters as they take to the ice in 30 cities across the country and say, "Thank you". Canada has produced the most talented figure skaters in the history of the sport with household names like Virtue, Moir, Chan, Osmond,…

Rosanne Cancelled & All Episodes Pulled After Tweet

TORONTO — CTV says it is pulling "Roseanne" from its television and streaming platforms following a racist tweet on Tuesday by the show’s star Roseanne Barr. CTV Communications tweeted its plans less than two hours after the show’s U.S. network, ABC, said it was cancelling the series. Barr apologized for suggesting on Twitter that former…

Mulroney Twins Capture Hearts at Royal Wedding

The joyful expressions of seven−year−old Canadian twins Brian and John Mulroney captured Internet hearts on Saturday as the boys took a star turn as page boys at the royal wedding. A photo of one the gap−toothed boys grinning widely as he carried Meghan Markle’s veil into St. George’s Chapel became an instant online sensation, and…

VIDEO - Markle Walks Down the Aisle to Marry Prince Harry

WORLD NEWS - Tens of thousands of Canadians woke up early Saturday to watch the Royal Wedding, they were not disappointed. Meghan Markle, wearing a dress designed by Clare Waight Keller, walks down the aisle with Prince Charles to marry Britain's Prince Harry. 'You're husband and wife:' Harry and Meghan wed. Harry and Meghan seal…

Mulroney Children to Act as Bridesmaid & Page Boys at Royal Wedding

LONDON — All three of Ben and Jessica Mulroney’s children have been selected to be among the bridesmaids and page boys for Saturday’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Kensington Palace issued a list of six bridesmaids and four page boys on Wednesday. Four−year−old Ivy Mulroney will be among the bridesmaids while seven−year−old…

Howie Mandel Says The Show Will Go On

MONTREAL — Howie Mandel says Montreal’s Just For Laughs will move forward without founder Gilbert Rozon, stressing the comedy festival is not about one person. The Canadian−born comedian led an investor group that acquired the festival in March after it was put up for sale. The new owners include U.S. talent agency ICM Partners. Just…

Pink Fan, 12-Year-Old BC Girl, Gets to Sing With Idol

VANCOUVER — A 12−year−old girl admits she’s still in shock after getting the chance to sing for Pink at the performer’s concert Saturday night in Vancouver. Victoria Anthony says she had been dreaming of the opportunity since winning praise for a recent appearance at her elementary school’s talent show, when she performed the Pink song…

Hollywood Remembers Canadian Actress Margot Kidder

Margot Kidder’s sister says the Canadian−born actress shared a courageous spirit with Lois Lane, the tough−as−nails journalist she played on screen. Kidder, best known for her role opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" films of the 1970s and 1980s, has died at age 69, a Montana funeral home confirmed on Monday. Annie Kidder said her…

Hilarious Clips and Memories at SCTV Reunion

TORONTO — Fans of "SCTV" were served a heaping dish of nostalgia on Sunday as cast members of the Canadian sketch comedy series gathered to share memories for an upcoming Netflix special. Seemingly every popular character from the influential show — including Johnny LaRue, Alex Trebel and Edith Prickley — had a moment to shine…

Podcasters That Love Meghan and Harry

WORLD NEWS - These podcasters record every week from across the Atlantic to obsess over every detail about the upcoming royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Rosanna Philpott has more information in this Reuters News video report.

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