| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Telluride Film Festival will not change its approach toward offering premieres -- despite growing pushback from the organizers of the Toronto and Venice festivals.
Julie Huntsinger, Telluride's exec director, told Variety on Wednesday, "The Telluride...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:48 AM
An attorney for Justin Bieber said the assault charge the pop star is facing in Canada will not keep him from returning to the U.S., where his client faces a number of other charges in Florida.
The Canadian-born 19-year-old turned himself in to...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Not long ago, Torsten Gessner, a top executive at a German manufacturing giant, had to decide where to locate the company's new North American headquarters. Consultants offered up a short list with some obvious candidates: San Francisco and Boston because...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
To America -- that is to say, the United States -- I say: We owe our neighbors to the north an apology.
For too long we have regarded Canadians as the nebbishes of North America -- a nicer, maybe wimpier version of ourselves, Pollyannas in parkas -- a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Networking. Audience outreach. Opening up new markets. They sound like key words in an MBA program catalog, but those are three of the mandates of European Film Promotion.
Founded in 1997, EFP is an international web of orgs from 34 European countries...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Hear ye, hear ye. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has declared Feb. 6 "Bob Marley Day." Toronto residents, get partying.
The mayor, who gained fame by smoking crack and making outrageous public statements, is reportedly a big fan of Marley. In December he had...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Bizarre cold-weather phenomena called frost quakes — which generate shaking and ear-splitting sounds likened to exploding bombs — have blasted towns across the Northeast and upper Midwest during this extraordinarily frigid winter.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:49 PM
What did Justin Bieber's team decide during that huddle they just had in Panama? Perhaps it was to get Bieber's legal life in order: The pop star on Wednesday afternoon turned himself in to Toronto police in response to an assault charge stemming from a...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Blue Ice Pictures has acquired film and TV rights to Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle's new book "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," it was announced today.
The screen adaptation of the Penguin Canada book about Toronto's controversial major will be...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000 Canadian women.
The research, published Tuesday in the...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:04 PM
TORONTO — Jacque Vaughn is a fan of Jason Collins.
On Sunday, Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and became the first openly gay player in North America’s four major professional team sports leagues.
Vaughn and Collins...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Jimmy Kimmel has always been a good company man (in the way, say, David Letterman isn't), appearing at ABC upfront presentations and seldom missing an opportunity to help promote his latenight program -- including his awkward pre-show appearance at the...