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Mineralogist Dr. Paula Piilonen poses with Serandite, left, and Catapleiite minerals, two of a thousand mineral specimens the Canadian Museum of Nature recently acquired from a private collection, at the museum’s research and collections facility in Gatineau, Que. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. The museum acquired the minerals from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Que. collector Gilles Haineault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian Museum of Nature acquires mineral collection backed by new foundation

OTTAWA — The Canadian Museum of Nature says it’s acquired a world-class…

Mineralogist Dr. Paula Piilonen poses with Serandite, left, and Catapleiite minerals, two of a thousand mineral specimens the Canadian Museum of Nature recently acquired from a private collection, at the museum’s research and collections facility in Gatineau, Que. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. The museum acquired the minerals from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Que. collector Gilles Haineault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Ice dance champion Kaitlyn Weaver and hockey player Sheldon Kennedy, shown in a handout photo, have won the new season of CBC’s skating competition “Battle of the Blades.” Producers are putting the upcoming season of “Battle of the Blades” on hold after a member of the production team tested positive for COVID-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-CBC MANDATORY CREDIT

‘Battle of the Blades’ halts skating competition after COVID-19 case

TORONTO — Producers are putting the upcoming season of Battle of the…

Ice dance champion Kaitlyn Weaver and hockey player Sheldon Kennedy, shown in a handout photo, have won the new season of CBC’s skating competition “Battle of the Blades.” Producers are putting the upcoming season of “Battle of the Blades” on hold after a member of the production team tested positive for COVID-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-CBC MANDATORY CREDIT

CBC cuts 60 jobs in five locations as part of restructuring affecting 130

TORONTO — CBC says it is laying off more than 60 people…

Facebook has reversed its decision to prevent a seed company in Newfoundland from using a photo of a pile of onions, shown in a handout photo, which the social media giant had deemed “overtly sexual.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Gaze Seed Co. MANDATORY CREDIT

Sexualized onions: Facebook lifts ban on Newfoundland advertisement for seeds

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Facebook has reversed its decision to prevent a…

Facebook has reversed its decision to prevent a seed company in Newfoundland from using a photo of a pile of onions, shown in a handout photo, which the social media giant had deemed “overtly sexual.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Gaze Seed Co. MANDATORY CREDIT
This image released by NBS shows Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, left, and Jim Carrey as Joe Biden during the “First Debate” Cold Open on “Saturday Night Live” in New York on Oct. 3, 2020. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
This image released by NBS shows Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, left, and Jim Carrey as Joe Biden during the “First Debate” Cold Open on “Saturday Night Live” in New York on Oct. 3, 2020. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
Gil Adamson is a Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalist, in a Oct. 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Gil Adamson is a Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalist, in a Oct. 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Novelist Lydia Millet among National Book Award finalists

Novelist Lydia Millet among National Book Award finalists

Novelist Lydia Millet among National Book Award finalists

Novelist Lydia Millet among National Book Award finalists
This image released by Apple shows key art for the documentary “Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You,” premiering on Oct. 23, the same day the album “Letter To You” releases. (Apple via AP)

Bruce Springsteen will offer a documentary with new album

Behind-the-scenes look at creative process

  • Oct 6, 2020
This image released by Apple shows key art for the documentary “Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You,” premiering on Oct. 23, the same day the album “Letter To You” releases. (Apple via AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 file photo, people walk by the Royal Opera House in central London. Britain’s Royal Opera House is selling a David Hockney painting of its former chief to help it stay afloat as coronavirus-related restrictions keep many U.K. performing arts venues shuttered. Christie’s auction house said Monday that “Portrait of Sir David Webster” will be offered for sale in London on Oct. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

Royal Opera to sell Hockney painting to help it stay afloat

Price estimated price at $14 to $23 million

  • Oct 6, 2020
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 file photo, people walk by the Royal Opera House in central London. Britain’s Royal Opera House is selling a David Hockney painting of its former chief to help it stay afloat as coronavirus-related restrictions keep many U.K. performing arts venues shuttered. Christie’s auction house said Monday that “Portrait of Sir David Webster” will be offered for sale in London on Oct. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
Finalist David Bergen hopes Giller Prize carves out a ‘bit of joy’ in a tough year

Finalist David Bergen hopes Giller Prize carves out a ‘bit of joy’ in a tough year

Finalist David Bergen hopes Giller Prize carves out a ‘bit of joy’ in a tough year

Finalist David Bergen hopes Giller Prize carves out a ‘bit of joy’ in a tough year
This combination photo shows Darius Rucker performing on NBC’s “Today” show in New York on May 25, 2018, left, and Reba McEntire at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 7, 2019. McEntire and Rucker are promising laughs and good music when they co-host this year’s CMA Awards in November. McEntire is a veteran of awards show hosting, while Rucker will be a first-time host when the show airs on Nov. 11 on ABC from Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo)

Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker take over as CMA Awards hosts

CMA Awards to be held in November

  • Oct 5, 2020
This combination photo shows Darius Rucker performing on NBC’s “Today” show in New York on May 25, 2018, left, and Reba McEntire at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 7, 2019. McEntire and Rucker are promising laughs and good music when they co-host this year’s CMA Awards in November. McEntire is a veteran of awards show hosting, while Rucker will be a first-time host when the show airs on Nov. 11 on ABC from Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo)
Meghan Patrick won Female Artist of the Year at the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Meghan Patrick won Female Artist of the Year at the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
This combination photo shows Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, left, D-Calif., at Shaw University during a campaign visit in Raleigh, N.C., on Sept. 28, 2020, and actress Maya Rudolph at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo)

‘Saturday Night Live’ recreates debate in 46th season opener

LOS ANGELES — “Saturday Night Live” went political with a parody of…

This combination photo shows Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, left, D-Calif., at Shaw University during a campaign visit in Raleigh, N.C., on Sept. 28, 2020, and actress Maya Rudolph at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo)
TIFF releases attendance numbers during pandemic-tailored festival

TIFF releases attendance numbers during pandemic-tailored festival

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival has released attendance figures for…

TIFF releases attendance numbers during pandemic-tailored festival
Hermes plays with depth in Surrealist Paris show

Hermes plays with depth in Surrealist Paris show

PARIS — Hermes headlined Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week with a…

Hermes plays with depth in Surrealist Paris show
Polaris Music Prize commissions filmmakers for alternative format to gala awards show

Polaris Music Prize commissions filmmakers for alternative format to gala awards show

Polaris Music Prize commissions filmmakers for alternative format to gala awards show

Polaris Music Prize commissions filmmakers for alternative format to gala awards show
Steve McQueen unveils an anthology of racism and resistance

Steve McQueen unveils an anthology of racism and resistance

Steve McQueen unveils an anthology of racism and resistance

Steve McQueen unveils an anthology of racism and resistance
This image released by Cinemax shows Dustin Nguyen in a scene from the drama series “Warrior.” The historical drama inspired by Bruce Lee’s original idea premieres its second season on Friday. (Cinemax via AP)

TV’s ‘Warrior’ latest proof that Bruce Lee still holds sway

Leading man Andrew Koji knew little about Lee

  • Oct 2, 2020
This image released by Cinemax shows Dustin Nguyen in a scene from the drama series “Warrior.” The historical drama inspired by Bruce Lee’s original idea premieres its second season on Friday. (Cinemax via AP)
FILE - This Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Teigen and Legend have revealed the “deep pain” they are feeling, over the loss of their unborn baby following pregnancy complications. Teigen announced their loss on her social media accounts early Thursday, Sept. 30, saying they were “driving home from the hospital with no baby. This is unreal.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend grieve their miscarriage

‘We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about’

  • Oct 2, 2020
FILE - This Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Teigen and Legend have revealed the “deep pain” they are feeling, over the loss of their unborn baby following pregnancy complications. Teigen announced their loss on her social media accounts early Thursday, Sept. 30, saying they were “driving home from the hospital with no baby. This is unreal.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)