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Métis musician and TV host Ray St. Germain, dubbed ‘Winnipeg’s Elvis,’ dies at 83

Métis musician and TV host Ray St. Germain, dubbed ‘Winnipeg’s Elvis,’ dies at 83

Jun 26, 2024 | 11:44am
Ray St. Germain, the singer-songwriter and television personality nicknamed “Winnipeg’s Elvis” for his uncanny vocal likeness to the king of rock ‘n’ roll, has died. The Manitoba Métis Federation confirmed his death while his family said on social media that the 83-year-old died of Parkinson’s disease at a local care centre on Tuesday.  St. Germain […]
Comedian Rob Schneider Pulled From Stage During Fundraiser in Regina

Comedian Rob Schneider Pulled From Stage During Fundraiser in Regina

Jun 5, 2024 | 11:58am
American Comedian Ron Schneider was asked to end his set early during a fundraiser for the Hospitals of Regina Foundation Saturday night at the Conexus Arts Centre. Schneider’s material “did not align” with the values of the Hospitals of Regina Foundation, or its team. Schneider is known as an alum of the NBC Comedy series […]
Sask Owned Sports Show Going into Syndication in the USA

Sask Owned Sports Show Going into Syndication in the USA

Apr 8, 2024 | 12:31pm
There’s nothing wrong with trying something new. That’s the theme of a TV show called Go/Nitro which has been in production since 2019. It features two hosts who try different sports at a high level for the first time. Essentially they learn from a professional instructor, then take those lessons and try and beat their […]
Brad Gushue hopes to replicate winning feeling in Regina’s Brier

Brad Gushue hopes to replicate winning feeling in Regina’s Brier

Mar 1, 2024 | 1:35pm
Brad Gushue was cruising at the 2018 Canadian men’s curling championship in Regina. After winning a first Brier in storybook fashion in his hometown of St. John’s N.L. and a world championship in 2017, the pressure was off and his curling team fired on all cylinders in Regina. But a lesson was learned there to […]
More than Six Million Dollars Raised in TeleMiracle #48

More than Six Million Dollars Raised in TeleMiracle #48

Feb 25, 2024 | 5:57pm
People in Saskatchewan were “ringing those phones” all weekend to help out the Kinsmen of Saskatchewan with TeleMiracle #48. By 5 o’clock Sunday afternoon, the annual telethon raised a total of $6,112,717.00. Since 1977, the telethon has raised a total of over 165 million dollars and all of that money stays in Saskatchewan. All the […]
Celine Song, Ryan Gosling, and Robbie Robertson among Canadians nominated for Oscars

Celine Song, Ryan Gosling, and Robbie Robertson among Canadians nominated for Oscars

Jan 23, 2024 | 9:40am
Ryan Gosling’s turn as Ken in the summer blockbuster “Barbie” and writer-director Celine Song’s debut feature “Past Lives” received Oscar nominations on Tuesday as the Academy Awards recognized the work of several Canadians.  Song’s romantic drama, partly based on her own life, snagged best picture and best original screenplay nominations. Gosling is up for best […]
‘Oppenheimer’ dominates Golden Globes, ‘Poor Things’ upsets ‘Barbie’ in comedy

‘Oppenheimer’ dominates Golden Globes, ‘Poor Things’ upsets ‘Barbie’ in comedy

Jan 8, 2024 | 8:30am
Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster biopic “Oppenheimer” dominated the 81st Golden Globes, winning five awards including best drama, while Yorgos Lanthimos’ Frankenstein riff “Poor Things” pulled off an upset victor over “Barbie” to triumph in the best comedy or musical category. If awards season has been building toward a second match-up of Barbenheimer, this round went to “Oppenheimer.” The film also won […]
Norman Lear, producer of TV’s ‘All in the Family’ has died at 101

Norman Lear, producer of TV’s ‘All in the Family’ has died at 101

Dec 6, 2023 | 8:12am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Lear, the writer, director and producer who revolutionized prime time television with such topical hits as “All in the Family” and “Maude” and propelled political and social turmoil into the once-insulated world of sitcoms, has died. He was 101. Lear died Tuesday night in his sleep, surrounded by family at […]
What’s Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023? Hint: Be true to yourself

What’s Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023? Hint: Be true to yourself

Nov 27, 2023 | 8:58am
NEW YORK (AP) — In an age of deepfakes and post-truth, as artificial intelligence rose and Elon Musk turned Twitter into X, the Merriam-Webster word of the year for 2023 is “authentic.” Authentic cuisine. Authentic voice. Authentic self. Authenticity as artifice. Lookups for the word are routinely heavy on the dictionary company’s site but were boosted to new heights […]
‘The One Where Our Hearts Are Broken’: ‘Friends’ creators, actors, family mourn Matthew Perry.

‘The One Where Our Hearts Are Broken’: ‘Friends’ creators, actors, family mourn Matthew Perry.

Oct 29, 2023 | 6:28pm
Matthew Perry was widely mourned this weekend by friends, co-stars and some very famous fans, including his childhood classmate, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; his “Friends” mom Morgan Fairchild; and even Adele. Perry, who played Chandler Bing on NBC’s “Friends” for 10 seasons, was found dead at his Los Angeles home on Saturday. He was 54. “This truly […]