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Canadian songwriters made on average $67 in royalties from digital platforms in 2021

Canadian songwriters made on average $67 in royalties from digital platforms in 2021

Overall Canadians gained record royalties from streaming platforms in 2021
Academy: Will Smith refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap

Academy: Will Smith refused to leave Oscars after Chris Rock slap

Comedian returns to stage for first time after incident
Bruce Willis, diagnosed with aphasia, steps away from acting

Bruce Willis, diagnosed with aphasia, steps away from acting

67-year-old’s family announces condition impacting his cognitive abilities
‘The Flash’ actor Ezra Miller arrested at Hawaii karaoke bar

‘The Flash’ actor Ezra Miller arrested at Hawaii karaoke bar

Police say Miller yelled obscenities and lunged at a man playing darts
Social media explodes during Oscars; TV viewership doesn’t

Social media explodes during Oscars; TV viewership doesn’t

Oscars still top the ratings for the week, followed by March Madness basketball
Oscar wins for ‘CODA’ bring tears, elation to Deaf community

Oscar wins for ‘CODA’ bring tears, elation to Deaf community

When “CODA” won the Oscar for best picture in Los Angeles, movie stars from Samuel L. Jackson to Nicole Kidman waved their hands instead of clapping in recognition of the Deaf community. At home in suburban New York, Laurie Ann Barish cried, overcome by what she said was a long overdue feeling of acceptance.
Black Academy’s Legacy Awards set for fall, to air on CBC

Black Academy’s Legacy Awards set for fall, to air on CBC

Toronto-based Black Academy was founded by actor-brothers Shamier Anderson and Stephan James
‘I was out of line and I was wrong’: Will Smith apologizes for Chris Rock slap

‘I was out of line and I was wrong’: Will Smith apologizes for Chris Rock slap

The fallout from Smith’s actions during Sunday’s ceremony continued Monday
Comedians react with horror at Will Smith’s Oscar slap

Comedians react with horror at Will Smith’s Oscar slap

Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars provoked intense opinions online, especially from comedians who felt it was an assault on their art.
At a pugnacious Oscars, Apple’s feel-good ‘CODA’ triumphs as best picture

At a pugnacious Oscars, Apple’s feel-good ‘CODA’ triumphs as best picture

Drama erupts as Will Smith slaps presenter Chris Rock