Saturday, June 15, 2019

TORONTO POET DIONNE BRAND WINS ONTARIO’S TRILLIUM BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

Brand previously won the $20,000 prize in 1998

NICKELODEON LAUNCHES INTERGALACTIC SHORTS PROGRAM – A WORLDWIDE COMEDIC STORYTELLER SEARCH

New studio leadership is looking for next generation of animation talent in worldwide comedic storyteller search.

VICTORIA POET EVE JOSEPH ‘SAVOURING’ MOMENT AFTER WINNING $65K GRIFFIN PRIZE

Eve Joseph was so shocked to be named the Canadian winner of the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize, she had to bite her tongue to keep from swearing.

MARGARET ATWOOD TO TOUR CANADA TO PROMOTE THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEQUEL, THE TESTAMENTS

The tour includes nine Canadian stops and a screening of the launch event at more than 100 cinemas across Canada.

↗ ON THE RADAR: OUR JUNE ENTERTAINMENT PICKS

We’ve got the latest TV shows, movies, books and more — all coming out in June.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS

The winners were presented with their awards Friday evening, during the gala held at the Arcadian Court in Toronto.

FACEBOOK CANADA LAUNCHES LOCAL NEWS ACCELERATOR WITH 11 PARTICIPANTS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY

In partnership with the Canadian Journalism Foundation, Facebook's $2.5M program aims to foster innovation and creativity in local news business models

N.S. WRITER WINS INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE

Alexander MacLeod among three Canadian writers to win an O. Henry Prize

TORSTAR ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF HAMILTON PRINTING AND MAILROOM OPERATIONS AT 44 FRID STREET

Torstar Corporation today announced it will close its Hamilton printing and mailroom operations at 44 Frid Street on or about August 24, 2019.

JOB CUTS AT HAMILTON SPEC SHOW LOCAL NEWS CRISIS

Loss of 178 press and inserter jobs a clear sign media needs support, says union

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