Chris Jancelewicz
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Always an entertainment enthusiast, Chris has interviewed thousands of celebrities. If it appears on a screen, he'll watch it, critique it, and obsess over it until the next big thing comes along.

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Cindy Gladue Case: Rallies Across Canada Seek Justice For Slain Aboriginal Woman

(17) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 4:43 PM

Canadians came together Thursday to protest the acquittal of the man accused of murdering Cindy Gladue, an aboriginal woman from Edmonton.

Protests were planned across the country, and thousands of people turned out to send the message that aboriginal lives matter.

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West Edmonton Mall Whale Returning: Bronze Sculpture Resurfaces After Five-Year Absence

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 11:52 AM

After a five-year absence, the beloved West Edmonton Mall whale is returning.

The shopping centre's Facebook page announced the sculpture's re-unveiling on April Fool's Day: "It may be April Fool’s Day, but this is no joke! Look who is returning!"

The whale sculpture, called Open Sea, was a...

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Sick Note From Alberta Doctor Goes Viral

(25) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 9:58 AM

Nothing seems more redundant than getting a sick note from your doctor when you're very obviously sick. Spending time getting to the doctor, then sitting in the waiting room, he or she examining you, then writing the note, then getting that note to your place of employment -- it's all...

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Victoria's Secret 'Practically Naked' Ad Causes Debate In Saskatchewan

(21) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 4:27 PM

There's some controversy brewing around a Victoria's Secret ad in Midtown Plaza mall in Saskatoon.

A mother of two, Jennifer Campbell, visited the mall with her young boys and eight-year-old niece, and was shocked at how exposed the Victoria's Secret model was in the...

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Avril Lavigne Has Lyme Disease: Singer Reveals She Was Bedridden For Five Months

(13) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 1:34 PM

In December 2014, Avril Lavigne worried her fans around the world when she posted to Twitter that she was struggling with an undisclosed illness, asking everyone to "keep me in your prayers."

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GuZoo Closure: Alberta's Controversial Private Zoo Has 30 Days To Clean Up Its Act, Or Else

(3) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 10:08 AM

GuZoo, Alberta's controversial private zoo, has long been under scrutiny for what some people believe to be animal mistreatment and in some cases, outright cruelty.

As of April 1, the Three Hills facility has been issued a temporary permit, which gives the...

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Want To Sleep On A Bed Made Of Gummy Bears? Of Course You Do

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 4:53 PM

Sweet dreams, indeed.

Who wouldn't have the most soft (albeit sticky) sleep on this bed crafted entirely out of gummy bears?

The good, science-loving folks at "Daily Planet" posted this picture of the gummy bed, which features 26,135 gummies in total.

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer: So Much Action, So Much Carnage

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 3:20 PM

If there's a must-see movie this summer, it has to be "Mad Max: Fury Road."

Judging by this new trailer (and balancing it with the older one), this iteration of "Mad Max" promises explosions, crazy visuals, out-there makeup and hair, plus absolutely insane cinematography.

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Hootie & The Blowfish Reuniting: Darius Rucker Confirms Band Will Work Together Again

(1) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 2:51 PM

"I only wanna be with youuuuuuuu..."

Sorry, that's probably in your head now.

Soon you might have more -- as yet unheard -- Hootie & The Blowfish songs to sing along to, because lead singer Darius Rucker has confirmed that the '90s band is getting back...

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Wildrose And PC Party Tied In Alberta: Poll

(19) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 12:33 PM

After the defeat of floor-crosser Danielle Smith in this past weekend's Tory nominations, things have taken a surprising turn. New poll results, just released, indicate that the Alberta PC Party and the Wildrose Party are in a dead heat for support.

This...

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Vandals Spray-Paint Swastikas In Ponoka Gym, Trash Sports Facility

(32) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 9:14 AM

The town of Ponoka raised money for seven years to build a state-of-the-art gymnasium and trampoline club, but now they're going to have to wait to unveil it.

Vandals broke into The Ponoka Gymnastics and Trampoline Club over the weekend and trashed the place,...

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Jamie Foxx Under Fire For Transphobic Jokes About Bruce Jenner

(9) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 4:41 PM

Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx is in hot water for a transgender joke he made about Bruce Jenner, who may or may not be undergoing a gender transition from male to female.

Hosting the IHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, the "Spiderman" and "Ray" actor said...

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Netflix Canada: What's Good In April?

(26) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 3:38 PM

Spring is finally rolling around (in some places, very reluctantly), and Netflix Canada is ramping up the good stuff.

Perhaps in an attempt to keep us glued to our devices, the streaming service is adding some great movies, from the original "Batman" and "Batman Returns" to the gruesome...

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Danielle Smith Apologizes For Potty Mouth After Angry Text To Journalist

(25) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 11:49 AM

After a series of nerve-rattling and stressful moves, it seems like Alberta's former Opposition leader, Danielle Smith, has had enough.

Smith almost formed a government in Alberta, then famously crossed the floor in December 2014, then tried to fight for a seat and lost,...

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Bill Jarvis, Wildrose Candidate, Booted From Party After Racist Comment Captured On Camera (VIDEO)

(36) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 10:37 AM

This is the last thing the Wildrose Party needs — on a night of celebration and renewal, things turned sour as a stage microphone picked up an offensive comment by Bill Jarvis, a now-former candidate for the party.

The words were overheard...

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GMO Advocate Says Monsanto Herbicide Safe To Drink, Then Runs Away When Offered Some (VIDEO)

(100) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 8:12 PM

This is not very good PR for agricultural company Monsanto.

While being filmed by French cable channel Canal+, GMO advocate Dr. Patrick Moore claimed that the chemical in the company's Roundup weed killer is safe for humans to consume and "won't hurt you."

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GMO Advocate Says Monsanto Herbicide Safe To Drink, Then Runs Away When Offered Some (VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 6:46 PM

This is not very good PR for agricultural company Monsanto.

While being filmed by French cable channel Canal+, GMO advocate Dr. Patrick Moore claimed that the chemical in the company's Roundup weed killer is safe for humans to consume and "won't hurt you."

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'X-Files' Reboot To Be Shot In Vancouver

(3) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:46 PM

The truth is out there.

We Canadians will be able to see that truth up close and personal because "The X-Files" reboot is going to be shot in Vancouver.

David Duchovny, who plays the alien-and-conspiracy obsessed Fox Mulder on the series, confirmed to The New York Times...

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Justin Bieber Walking Out With Floyd Mayweather For Pacquiao Fight

(8) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:01 PM

It looks like none other than Canadian singer Justin Bieber will be walking out with Floyd Mayweather for the highly anticipated Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight.

Sports Illustrated is reporting that the 21-year-old will be joining Mayweather's entourage for the boxing match.

Taking place on...

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Nicolino Camardi, Calgary Man Who Tortured, Killed Dog And Cat Sentenced

(130) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 12:46 PM

A man who abused two animals and dumped their bodies in Calgary alleys has been sentenced to 22 months in jail.

Nicolino Ivano Camardi, 19, was given credit for 16 months time served, and was also banned for life from owning animals. He had pleaded guilty to causing...

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