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Writer Jean Little, renowned for representing kids of all abilities, dead at 88

Writer Jean Little, renowned for representing kids of all abilities, dead at 88

GUELPH, Ont. — Canadian writer Jean Little, who changed the way kids of all abilities are represented in children's literature, has died. She was 88. Her sister Pat de Vries, who shared a home with Little in Guelph, Ont.
Wickenheiser plea for PPE, with Ryan Reynolds assist, scores big donations

Wickenheiser plea for PPE, with Ryan Reynolds assist, scores big donations

Hayley Wickenheiser saw what was coming and heard the fears of friends on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Review: Country's Maddie & Tae burn bright on superb album

Review: Country's Maddie & Tae burn bright on superb album

Maddie & Tae, “The Way It Feels” (Mercury Nashville) Maddie Marlow and Taylor Dye, who record under the name Maddie & Tae, are more than collaborators. In the liner notes of their new album, each calls the other her “soul sister.
Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

NEW YORK — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus.
Moms with COVID-19 can still breastfeed, Canadian Paediatric Society says

Moms with COVID-19 can still breastfeed, Canadian Paediatric Society says

New mothers with suspected COVID-19 can still breastfeed their babies, advises the Canadian Paediatric Society.
Moms with COVID-19 can still breastfeed, Canadian Paediatric Society says

Moms with COVID-19 can still breastfeed, Canadian Paediatric Society says

New mothers with suspected COVID-19 can still breastfeed their babies, advises the Canadian Paediatric Society.
Bruce Springsteen and Andrea Bocelli connect with music

Bruce Springsteen and Andrea Bocelli connect with music

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
Bruce Springsteen and Andrea Bocelli connect with music

Bruce Springsteen and Andrea Bocelli connect with music

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian contenders for Griffin Poetry Prize

Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian contenders for Griffin Poetry Prize

TORONTO — Kaie Kellough is among this year's Canadian nominees for the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. The Montreal-based, Calgary-raised writer is shortlisted for his third collection, "Magnetic Equator," a continent-spanning exploration of identity.
Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian contenders for Griffin Poetry Prize

Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian contenders for Griffin Poetry Prize

TORONTO — Kaie Kellough is among this year's Canadian nominees for the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. The Montreal-based, Calgary-raised writer is shortlisted for his third collection, "Magnetic Equator," a continent-spanning exploration of identity.