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Acadian group backs appointment of judge, educator to New Brunswick language review

Acadian group backs appointment of judge, educator to New Brunswick language review

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has appointed a provincial court judge and a former deputy education minister to oversee a review of the province's Official Languages Act.
Committee of Fredericton City Hall creates new terms for city's poet laureate

Committee of Fredericton City Hall creates new terms for city's poet laureate

FREDERICTON — A committee at Fredericton City Hall has come up with new terms for what's expected from the city's poet laureate.
Tonywatch: Playwright Katori Hall 'reaching for humanity'

Tonywatch: Playwright Katori Hall 'reaching for humanity'

NEW YORK — Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theatre for the first time go small. Not Katori Hall: Her first assignment was to capture the life of a musical giant — Tina Turner.
Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova conquers Hollywood

So what did YOU do at 5 a.m. after staying up all night for your prom? Maria Bakalova became a movie star.
NYT editor Bill Hamilton joining publisher Celadon Books

NYT editor Bill Hamilton joining publisher Celadon Books

NEW YORK — The Washington editor for The New York Times is joining Celadon Books as executive editor. Bill Hamilton will begin his new job April 5 and focus on acquiring books about politics and history.
Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias

Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — When Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso snapped at Deb Haaland during her confirmation hearing, many in Indian Country were incensed.
As 'Handmaid's Tale' returns, creator sees no end in sight

As 'Handmaid's Tale' returns, creator sees no end in sight

LOS ANGELES — As “The Handmaid’s Tale” returns in April for season four, its creator is reluctant to predict when the dystopian drama will be ready for its final act.
Some Quebec movie theatres reopen Friday, but owners worry plan not sustainable

Some Quebec movie theatres reopen Friday, but owners worry plan not sustainable

MONTREAL — Movie theatres in Quebec were allowed to reopen Friday, but owners are wondering how long they can operate without selling food and with customers who have to be home by 8 p.m.
Doctors, caregivers push for in-home COVID-19 vaccinations for housebound seniors

Doctors, caregivers push for in-home COVID-19 vaccinations for housebound seniors

TORONTO — At age 86, diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and prone to falls, John Bedborough would seem to be at the front of the line amid high-risk Canadians prioritized for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Laying out data, Netflix touts its record on inclusivity

Laying out data, Netflix touts its record on inclusivity

NEW YORK — Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its original films and television series.
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