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Former Victoria resident Zoya Thawer, who recently moved to Edmonton, is among the cast of The Great Canadian Baking Show that airs Sundays at 8 p.m. starting Oct. 2. (Carmen Cheung/Courtesy CBC)

Family, culture influence flavours for Vancouver Island bakers in TV competition

Langford, Victoria residents whip up new friendships while battling for top spot

Former Victoria resident Zoya Thawer, who recently moved to Edmonton, is among the cast of The Great Canadian Baking Show that airs Sundays at 8 p.m. starting Oct. 2. (Carmen Cheung/Courtesy CBC)
FILE - Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. Reality tv star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian has agreed to settle charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and pay $1.26 million because she promoted on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without disclosing the payment she received for the plug. The SEC said Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, that Kardashian has agreed to cooperate with its ongoing investigation.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Kim Kardashian settles with SEC over crypto promotion

Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay $1.26 million to settle Securities and…

FILE - Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. Reality tv star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian has agreed to settle charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and pay $1.26 million because she promoted on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without disclosing the payment she received for the plug. The SEC said Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, that Kardashian has agreed to cooperate with its ongoing investigation.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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Shakira to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain

Shakira has been ordered to stand trial on 2018 allegations the pop…

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Rihanna set to headline the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show

Rihanna is set to headline the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show. The…

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Johnny Depp is dating one of his defamation trial lawyers

Reports say Depp is dating an attorney who represented him in the…

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Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard (left) at Kelowna’s Kettle River Brewing (Photo - @kettleriverbrew/Instagram)

Kelowna turned ‘upside down’ by Stranger Things stars

The Stranger Things star is from Vancouver

Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard (left) at Kelowna’s Kettle River Brewing (Photo - @kettleriverbrew/Instagram)
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‘SNL’ Announces First Nonbinary Cast Member

Actor and comedian has signed on to join the cast of ‘Saturday…

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Demi Lovato Says She , “‘Can’t Do This Anymore’.”

On September 13, the singer announced in several since-deleted Instagram posts that…

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‘The Crown’, Likely to Pause Filming

September 8, the show’s creator spoke out after news of the monarch’s…

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This image released by Sony Pictures shows Viola Davis in “The Woman King.” (Sony Pictures via AP)

Review: A classic battle epic in ‘The Woman King’

Viola Davis takes viewers through the West African Kingdom of Dahomey during the 19th century

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Viola Davis in “The Woman King.” (Sony Pictures via AP)
Rick Mercer arrives for the Toronto Film Critics’ Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Rick Mercer arrives for the Toronto Film Critics’ Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Rivulettes regroup during a break with coach Brian Linds. From left: Morgan Yamada, Emma Rendell, Kate Dion-Richard and Becky Frohlinger. (Photo by Don Bodger)

To the victor goes the Glory

Story of relatively unknown female hockey team glides onto Chemainus Theatre stage

Rivulettes regroup during a break with coach Brian Linds. From left: Morgan Yamada, Emma Rendell, Kate Dion-Richard and Becky Frohlinger. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Actor Seth Rogen is photographed as he greats fans during the red carpet premier for the film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

No pressure: Vancouver’s Seth Rogen and Gabriel LaBelle on working with Spielberg

The Fabelmans premiered at the Toronto Film Festival Sept. 10

Actor Seth Rogen is photographed as he greats fans during the red carpet premier for the film, The Fabelmans, at Princess of Wales Theatre during the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this July 5, 1936 file photo, Britain’s Princess Elizabeth, right, holds a Pembrokeshire Corgi as her sister Princess Margaret feeds it a biscuit. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
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‘Rust’ Production Company Denies Liability for the Death of Halyna Hutchins

‘Rust’ Production Company , Denies Liability for , the Death of Halyna…

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Kim Kardashian Launches Private Equity Firm

Kardashian took to Twitter on Sept. 7 to share that she’s venturing…

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Natalie Langston - Lia Crowe photography

Secrets and Lives with Natalie Langston

TV journalist loves sharing people’s stories

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The Offspring at a sold-out show in Penticton. (Black Press Media file photo)

The Offspring, Simple Plan roll into Victoria this fall

Canadian leg announced for Let the Bad Times Roll Tour

The Offspring at a sold-out show in Penticton. (Black Press Media file photo)
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Osbournes Set To Return to Reality TV

The series will follow the Osbournes as they celebrate one of their…

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Vancouver Island’s Lauren Spencer-Smith performing one of her latest singles, Fingers Crossed, on the Extended Play Stage at MTV’s 2022 Video Music Awards, Aug. 28. (MTV image)

Vancouver Island’s Lauren Spencer-Smith performs at MTV Video Music Awards

18-year-old sang two of her singles on the VMAs’ Extended Play Stage on Aug. 28

Vancouver Island’s Lauren Spencer-Smith performing one of her latest singles, Fingers Crossed, on the Extended Play Stage at MTV’s 2022 Video Music Awards, Aug. 28. (MTV image)