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Canadian YouTuber Madison Tevlin is starring opposite Woody Harrelson. Here’s how it happened

"She’s a badass chick who puts everybody in their place," Madison Tevlin says of her breakthrough role in the film ’Champions’
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“I was living this double life: law student by day and Survivor contestant by night”

Kane Fritzler, the first Survivor contestant from Saskatchewan, is feeling the pressure: two of the last three winners are Canadian
(Pictured): Iman Vellani. Photo by Irvin Rivera.

I used to dress up as Ms. Marvel for Halloween. Now I play her on TV.

“Marvel was all I ever talked about,” says Iman Vellani, a comic book fan from Ontario turned on-screen superhero
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The Thrill: Kate Beaton, modern soul music, CanCon

This week: Kate Beaton on writing a children’s book, Michael Barclay on Leon Bridges and Miguel, plus our favourite CanCon
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Sleeping Giant: at Cannes, a Canadian answer to ’Boyhood’ makes a stir

A spectacular Canadian debut starring non-actors solves the puzzle of what happened to Anglo Canadian movies
26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Festival Awards Gala – Alternative View

Who knew CanCon had a special place in the heart of Palm Springs?

With 10 per cent of the population hailing from the True North, there’s an enclave of CanCon lovers in California
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Will you be watching the Juno Awards?

Last year’s Junos seemed suddenly credible to champions of both underground and established Canadian music
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Why indie acts are everywhere, except on the radio

Commercial stations are less interested in new music than they are in replaying 90s rock
How to sustain a smash TV hit

How do Canadian networks sustain a smash TV hit?

Aggressive promotion, Twitter and stunt casting, like Russell Crowe, certainly helps