The wait is over: Nova Centre has finally announced its official opening date: December 15! Its first convention will be the Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships in January. You’ll get a chance to check out the facility during its “welcome weekend” mid-January. There are already over 90 events booked for the Nova Centre’s first year.
Online shoppers have set a new record by spending $6.59 billion on Cyber Monday alone this year, with $2 billion of that coming from shoppers making purchases on smartphones. The biggest spenders were people aged 25 to 34 – who spent just under $420 on average.
Grammy nominees were announced yesterday: JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and “Despacito” are the leading nominees in the major categories for the awards, which will take place January 28. Other nominees include Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Kesha, Lady Gaga and the Weeknd. Canada’s very own Alessia Cara is up for Best New Artist!
In addition to starring as the voice of Nala in Disney’s upcoming live-adaptation of The Lion King, Beyonce is reportedly working with Elton John on updated versions of songs from the original film. A source tells the New York Daily News that the songs will be thread into the storyline and mean huge sales for a whole new generation. The film is set to premiere July 2019.
One day after announcing their engagement, it seems Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have settled on a time and place for their royal nuptials. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 33-year-old Harry and 36-year-old Markle will tie the knot in May at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, about an hour outside London. Markle, a Protestant, will also become a British citizen and will be baptized and confirmed into the Church of England prior to their wedding.
And that’s your Fast Five!