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Gary Oldman gets Oscar buzz for portrayal of Winston Churchill

TORONTO — It’s a long distance from Sid Vicious to Winston Churchill, and a greater leap, still, from Dracula to “Darkest Hour.” Gary Oldman, character-actor maverick, has taken up perhaps his biggest — and most buttoned-down — challenge. For even a veteran chameleon like Oldman who has a way of hiding in plain sight, the task of tackling such a heroic titan of 20th century history is a leap. If he can disappear behind just glasses (2011′s “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”) or merely a mustache (1989′s “The Firm”), what featsRead More

Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

TORONTO — Uber is owning up to a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of customers around the world, but is not saying how many Canadians have been affected. Uber Canada’s blog says names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers of 57 million riders were taken, but did not provide specifics about where the customers are. It specifies only that hackers took the driver’s license numbers of 600,000 Uber drivers in the U.S. The company has not responded to requests about how many CanadiansRead More

Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:07PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:53PM EST LOS ANGELES — Just days before Pixar’s “Coco” is set to hit theatres, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the most beloved children’s films of the past 30 years like “Toy Story” is the latest entertainment titan to be exposed for claims of sexual harassment andRead More

Charlie Rose fired amid sexual harassment allegations

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Flyball brings four-legged fury to island

A Vancouver Island club has won the biggest tournament in the world – in the fastest sport on four legs. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Kids gather in Ottawa to develop Canadian Children’s Charter Staff Published Monday, November 20, 2017 9:13PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 20, 2017 9:16PM EST Dozens of youth gathered in Ottawa on Monday to mark National Child Day and to develop Canada’s first “Children’s Charter,” which will be unveiled in Parliament on Wednesday. Sara Austin, who runs the advocacy group Children First Canada, says the charter is needed to draw attention to the fact that children’s rights are not being adequately protected. “Millions of kids in our country are growing up in poverty, experiencing abuse and neglect, andRead More

Valerie Plante to be sworn in as mayor

Montreal’s first female mayor will be sworn in this afternoon in a ceremony that begins at 4 p.m. eastern. Valerie Plante caused a major surprise when she won more than 51 per cent of the vote on Nov. 5 to defeat incumbent Denis Coderre. Plante, who was born in Rouyn-Noranda in northwestern Quebec, spent a year as a teenager in North Bay, Ont., to learn English. She moved to Montreal at the age of 19 and attended university where she received degrees in anthropology and museology. She then worked forRead More

Teen found unresponsive in Sheraton Cavalier pool dies

A teen found unresponsive in a Saskatoon hotel pool last week has died. The 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital after emergency crews were called to the Sheraton Cavalier at about 9 p.m. Friday. Few other details have been released, but Saskatoon police say the death is not considered suspicious. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

NHL scores: Flames hammer Blues 7-4

CALGARY, Alberta – Mark Jankowski had two goals and an assist, and Kris Versteeg scored the winner with 5:31 left as Calgary beat St. Louis 7-4. In a wild third period, the Flames took the lead twice only to see the Blues come back to tie it each time. Calgary finally went in front for good when Versteeg’s shot off the wing beat goalie Jake Allen. Sam Bennett scored his first of the season for Calgary, and Micheal Ferland got his fourth goal in four games. Johnny Gaudreau and MichaelRead More

Calgary businessman and former owner of Arizona Coyotes, George Gosbee, has died

Prominent Calgary businessman George Gosbee died suddenly Sunday night at the age of 48. He was the CEO of AltaCorp Capital and a former co-owner of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes. Details of his death have not been released. Gosbee had worked for more than 20 years in Calgary’s financial industry and founded AltaCorp in 2010. Paul Sarachman, the President and CEO of AltaCorp Capital Inc released this statement: “On behalf of AltaCorp Capital it is with great sorrow that we confirm our founder and colleague George Gosbee passed away suddenlyRead More