The R&B artist's exchange with Jeanne Beker on the CBC literary competition was pure drama, and perhaps the kind that can bring about a reckoning more


With so many great TV shows, it's easy to forget there's still a huge amount of programming available to watch on YouTube – for free. Here is what NOW critics are binge-ing on. more

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Our picks for the top series of the year, as well as the best in auteur-driven, Canadian and cult offerings more

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Proudly feminist, queer-positive and wholly their own, the foursome behind one of 2017's best TV shows riff on their breakthrough year more

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Elisabeth Moss is back as detective Robin Griffin alongside new cast members Nicole Kidman and Gwendoline Christie more


The Filmmakers is an 11-episode talk show that focuses on pivotal Canadian films such as The Sweet Hereafter, Stories We Tell and Incendies more

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Toronto comics Sara Hennessey and Stephanie Kaliner have turned their stage project about 70s talk show hosts into a digital series more

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Toronto musician Robbie Grunwald says the state-of-the-art facility is too expensive for the average musician to rent more



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Senator Murray Sinclair, Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard and Phil Fontaine map out path to reconciliation on dark chapter in Canada's history more

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New documentary explores the realities of anti-black racism in Canada more

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CBC Comedy's newest web series, by Toronto's Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard, launches November 21 more

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The people behind Criminal, Love Me, and Sleepover will tell live stories to audiences this weekend. Plus: a round-up of some of our favourite, locally made podcasts. more

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One in 100 men are born pedophilic. So rather than stigmatizing them, why not help before they hurt somebody? more



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Filmmaker David Ridgen hosts a new podcast that revisits cold cases in small towns across Canada more



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"The Drakes, Weeknds, et cetera, are still embraced by the international scene before they’re fully celebrated and supported here." more




"When Ohbijou was called a 'multiculti band' or our music was referred to as 'world music,' it was obviously a conflation of how our bodies look and not what our music actually sounds like." more


The Song in the Six contest will award $10,000 to the winning song that reps T-dot the best more



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The list of those allied with Canada includes Hezbollah, Shiite militias and Iranian military advisers – all evil-doers in the PM’s books more


Can-rock gets the Spinal Tap treatment with a slew of Cancon cameos more


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Less Tweeting, fewer huge acts, and more East Coasters more

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