Arts and Entertainment

Hollywood star Kristen Stewart crashes Winnipeg wedding

Two Winnipeg brides got a bit of a surprise this weekend when Hollywood star Kristen Stewart crashed their wedding. Kirsten and Kayleigh Jennings tied the knot Saturday in a backyard in Elmwood. “It was kind of touch and go because on Saturday we had those torrential downpours. The backyard had all those beautiful white chairs set up, and we had ...

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Ottawa-born actress Vanessa Morgan to star in hit Netflix series Riverdale

Canadians are going to see a familiar face when they tune in to season two of the hit Netflix series Riverdale this fall.  Ottawa native Vanessa Morgan has been cast as Toni Topaz, a new character Morgan says will “bring some trouble” for characters on the show, which is loosely based on Archie comic books.  ‘When I found out I got it I was ...

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‘Mother Nature’s joined the debate’: Al Gore returns with An Inconvenient Sequel

Torrential downpours, unbridled wildfires, massive storm surges, deadly droughts — dangerous, extreme weather events becoming commonplace are a wake-up call from Mother Nature, says Al Gore. “Mother Nature’s joined the debate and all these extreme events related to climate have really awakened a lot of people [to climate change],” the former U.S. vice-president told CBC News host Andrew Chang in Toronto on Friday. In 2006’s An Inconvenient ...

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Chicago festival marking Pokemon Go anniversary goes awry

A major Pokemon Go festival in Chicago Saturday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the virtual game went badly awry when technical glitches prevented many fans from logging on. The problems forced Niantic Inc., the developer of the wildly popular augmented reality game, to issue a statement saying everyone who registered for the event would get a full refund for ...

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Black Panther cast members reveal new details about film

Black Panther stole the show Saturday night at Marvel Studios’ Comic-Con presentation, outshining the Ant-Man, Thor and even the ultimate Avengers team-up, Infinity War. Fans went wild for the exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming superhero pic, featuring star Chadwick Boseman T’Challa intercepting a sketchy vibranium trade between Andy Serkis’ Klaw and Martin Freeman’s Everett. Set in an elegant, Japanese-inspired casino, ...

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Prince William, Prince Harry regret final rushed conversation with Diana

Prince William and Harry have spoken of their regret over the last conversation they had with their mother, Princess Diana, before she died, saying the telephone call was “desperately rushed.” In a documentary called Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death in a Paris car crash on Aug. 31, 1997, the ...

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