Quebec director Chloé Robichaud is at the Cannes Film Festival with her debut feature, Sarah Prefers to Run (Sarah préfère la course), which has been chosen for Un Certain Regard, a program that runs alongside the main competition.
Ticketmaster has agreed to settle claims for up to $23 million US over a lawsuit affecting more than a million people who, after buying a ticket online, were enrolled in a rewards program that cost $9 a month but never gave them any benefits.
A large Jean-Paul Riopelle abstract painting and an Emily Carr canvas she once donated to raise funds for Second World War efforts were among highlights of a strong sale of historic and contemporary Canadian art in Vancouver Wednesday night.
Google Inc. on Wednesday unveiled a streaming music service that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a monthly fee of $9.99 US. It made the announcement the same day that its stock surpassed $900 US for the first time and its market value rose above $300 billion.
Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, and music industry entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine have donated a combined $70 million US to create a new institute at the University of Southern California, the school announced Tuesday night.