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Regina film festival to feature new gender-neutral trophy and logo

Regina film festival to feature new gender-neutral trophy and logo

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The Regina International Film Festival and Awards (RIFFA) will be sporting some new hardware at this year's event. RIFFA announced they're replacing the old logo and statuettes of a golden nude woman with a new gender-neutral trophy. The trophy will still be gold, but it will not be recognizable as male or female. The new…
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Compulsive video-game playing is an addictive behaviour disorder, says WHO

Compulsive video-game playing is an addictive behaviour disorder, says WHO

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The World Health Organization says compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition, specifically an addictive behaviour disorder. The statement on Monday confirmed the fears of some parents but led critics to warn that it may risk stigmatizing too many young video players. In its latest revision to an international disease classification manual,…
Inviting ‘very difficult conversations’: Why the AGO welcomes debate over Indigenous art

Inviting 'very difficult conversations': Why the AGO welcomes debate over Indigenous art

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Entering into the Art Gallery of Ontario's new exhibition Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak, "is like you are on Inuit homeland," says artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory.  The Toronto gallery's major exhibition this season juxtaposes the work of world renowned artist Kenojuak Ashevak with that of her nephew Timootee (Tim) Pitsiulak, highlighting two generations of artists from the celebrated artistic community of Kinngait, Nunavut.  "I…
Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet, studio calls comments 'reckless'

Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet, studio calls comments 'reckless'

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Peter Fonda attends the "Boundaries" New York screening after party on June 11. (Photo: Dia Dipasupil, Getty Images) Peter Fonda is apologizing for his tweet which suggested Barron Trump be put in a cage with pedophiles in response to his father's zero-tolerance border policies. The "Easy Rider" star and 78-year-old brother of Jane Fonda says he has…