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March 23 2006
World Premier of Lord of the Rings  (view full article)
The Shire officially comes to life this evening at the Princess of Wales theatre in Toronto’s Entertainment District, and the world will take notice.

March 22 2006
Trish Announces Canada Walk of Fame clasof 2006  > view full article
At a new conference Wednesday, attended by some of Canada's most prominent media and of course, the reigning WWE Women's Champion's most loyal fans, Trish announced the 2006 inductees into Canada's Walk of Fame.

March 22 2006
Canadian fired on Apprentice because of weight  > view full article

Torontonian, Brent Buckman, who was recently fired after being berated by Donald Trump for being overweight on the last episode of The Apprentice, has since turned his weight loss into a financial gain.

March 21 2006
MTV Canada on air tonight
MTV Canada hits airwaves tonight at 6 EST but it won’t be playing any music videos.

March 20 2006
Canadian teen drama: Degrassi 100th episode tonight
Degrassi: the Next Generation celebrates its 100th anniversary show tonight on CTV. The show will be centred on the teen’s graduation ceremony.

March 20 2006
Juno lineup creates tension
There’s a lot of buzz around this year’s Juno Awards, but not all of it is positive.

March 17 2006
Rock Star ‘Supergroup’ announced
Mark Burnett’s reality television series Rock Star has released the names of the second season’s “supergroup.”

March 17 2006
Cronenberg’s A History of Violence goes to DVD
The Governor-General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts recipients were announced at the Art Gallery of Ontario yesterday.

March 17 2006
CHUM adding three new series
The Governor-General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts recipients were announced at the Art Gallery of Ontario yesterday.

March 16 2006
Concert News:  Source: Toronto Star

March 15 2006
Governor-General Awards announced
The Governor-General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts recipients were announced at the Art Gallery of Ontario yesterday.

March 15 2006
Previn wins the Glen Gould Prize
André Previn, 77, was in Toronto yesterday to accept the Glenn Gould Prize. Previn plays classical and jazz piano has also written music for the stage, screen and concert hall.

March 14 2006
Canadians go C.R.A.Z.Y. at the Genies
Just as predicted, the French-Canadian film C.R.A.Z.Y. stole the show at the Genies last night, taking home 10 awards including best picture, best director and best original screenplay.

March 14 2006
Elisha returns to 24
Canadian actress Elisha Cuthbert is said to be returning to the hit series 24 starring fellow canuck and Walk of Fame inductee Kiefer Sutherland.

March 14 2006
Soaked singers audition for Rock Star
Despite a constant downpour, hopefuls lined the streets outside the Horseshoe Tavern yesterday for a chance to audition for the reality television show Rock Star.

March 13 2006
Second city’s second chance
Second City theatre will reopen in one of its former venueson April 21 after almost a year of being in the dark, producer Jeffrey Latimer announced this month.

March 9 2006
$5 million for Toronto’s new opera house
Henry “Hal” Jackman has donated $5 million to the Canadian Opera Company’s new opera house, the Four Season Centre for the Performing Arts.

March 8 2006
Atanarjuat director’s new film to open Toronto Film Fest
Director Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn’s film, The Journals of Knud Rasmussen, will open this year’s Toronto’s International Film Festival.

March 8 2006
Crash wins best picture at Oscars
Canadian director Paul Haggis crashed the Brokeback Mountain Oscar party last night when his controversial film about racism in Los Angeles unexpectedly took the Academy Award for Best Picture.

March 8 2006
Canada’s Walk of Fame announces 2006 inductees
This morning Canada's Walk of Fame along with this year’s host, Trish Stratus announced the names of the inductees that will be receiving a star on the walk this June.

March 1 2006
Short dances into theatre
Media and subscribers were in awe when Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee, Martin Short, danced into the aisles at the Royal Alexandria Theatre yesterday.

February 28 2006
Pamela Anderson to host the Juno’s
The annual Juno Awards scheduled for broadcast on CTV for April 2 will be adding a little sex appeal to its program this year. Pamela Anderson will be hosting the two-hour, star-studded show that includes performances by Michael Bublé,

February 23 2006
Sarah Polley’s new film
Sarah Polley, former Road to Avonlea star, will be directing her first full-length feature film. Polley directed many short films before taking on Away From Her, based on Alice Munro’s short story The Bear Came Over The Mountain.

February 21 2006
Rock Star scouts the North
On the heels of the overwhelming success of Rock Stars: The Series, the show that helped INXS land Torontonian J.D. Fortune as its new lead singer, the series is returning to the north to scout for talent next season.

February 21 2006
Lightfoot announces 11 city tour

If you missed Gordon Lightfoot at Live 8 in Barrie, you’re in luck; the 67-year-old musician will be starting his 11-city tour this fall. Lightfoot will tour six provinces, the kind of nationwide tour he hasn’t been on since 1999.

February 20 2006
Girls win gold
The Canadian women’s hockey team successfully defended the gold medal it won at Salt Lake City, beating the Swedes 4-1 in the final game at the Turin Winter Games today.

Jan 20 2006
Chart-Friendly Artists Among Canadian Radio Music Award Nominees
Arcade Fire, Simple Plan, Sum 41, Matt Mays El Torpedo, Bedouin Soundclash, Feist, K-OS and Mobile are among the contenders for this year's Canadian Radio Music Awards.

Jan 16 2006
Richie Hawtin Is Canada's Electronica Olympian
Canadian mixmaster and electronic music groundbreaker Richie Hawtin has been invited to collaborate with Italian choreographer Enzo Cosimi as part of the February 10 opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

Jan 12 2006
Arcade Fire Are On Short List For New Pantheon Music Prize
Montreal's Arcade Fire are one of 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Music Prize that will be given out on February 6 in Los Angeles.

Jan 11 2006
On The Road Again: The Trews, Geoff Berner, The Polytones
The Trews, who received five East Coast Music Award nominations on Wednesday, will play venues across Canada until March 4 on the first leg of their Den Of Thieves tour.

Jan 09 2006
Vancouver Buzz: Young And Sexy Gear Up With New Release And...
The must-see show coming up is easily the Young And Sexy performance on January 14 at the Railway Club. It's sure to feature many songs from their forthcoming CD, Panic When You Find It, which comes out on Mint Records on the aptly chosen date of February 14.

Jan 09 2006
Winnipeg Buzz: Scott Nolan Looks Backward And Forward
Looking at Winnipeg campus radio and critics' best-of lists for 2005, Scott Nolan is on all of them. And he's just getting started. Winnipeg's favourite roots artist is hoping his new Transistor 66 record label is going to help keep his career on the upswing.

Jan 09 2006
Let Simple Plan Answer Your Phone With An Anti-Fur Message
Northern Europe has experienced severe cold and major snowstorms this winter, so Simple Plan better bundle up when they leave for a 22-date European tour that begins on January 20 in Amsterdam. You can be assured, however, that they won't be wearing fur coats to ward off the elements.

Jan 09 2006
It's You've All Been Waiting For: The Chart Readers' Poll Winners
The voting has closed, the legitimate ballots have been counted and the victors have been decided. So, without further ado, here are the winners of Chart's 11th Annual Readers' Poll.

Jan 05 2006
Loose Ends: Sam Roberts, Arctic Monkeys, The Diableros
Sam Roberts has finally finished recording his new album and, though there aren't many details about it available yet, you can probably expect to see it in stores sometime later this winter or early in the spring. "We have mastered the record which means it's done," he says on his website ( "A single will be released in January and the record soon after."

Jan 04 2006
Take A Ride With The Agoraphobic Cowboy
Rick Moranis - best-known for his many characters on SCTV as well as starring roles in Ghostbusters and Honey, I Shrunk The Kids - will have his Grammy-nominated The Agoraphobic Cowboy album released by Warner Music Canada on February 7.

Jan 02 2006
K-OS Has New DVD And Will Tour U.S. In 2006
Just when you thought K-OS' career was reaching its peak, his stock is about to rise a little higher.