Saturday March 23, 2019 08:10

Entertainment Press Release : 06 Mar 2019

KELLY CLARKSON RETURNS TO HOST THE 2019 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS LIVE THURSDAY, 2 MAY AT 8:00AM ON BLUE ANT ENTERTAINMENT Entertainment—06 Mar 19

Kelly Clarkson will return to host the three-hour live telecast of the "2019 Billboard Music Awards" on Blue Ant Entertainment. The "2019 Billboard Music Awards" will air LIVE on Thursday, 2 May at 8:00AM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. "I

The Royal Canadian Mint Showcases Explorer John Cabot#s Famous Ship to Celebrate the Passage of 70 Years since Newfoundland and Labrador Joined Confederation Entertainment—06 Mar 19

OTTAWA, Ontario--6 Mar--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue an impressive new silver coin that recaptures the design of the 1949 Silver Dollar celebrating Newfoundland and Labrador's transformation from a British colony to Canada's newest province 70 years ago.   This coin features the Matthew, the sailing vessel which intrepid European explorer John Cabot sailed to Newfoundland's shores in 1497.   When Master Engraver Thomas Shingles first hand-carved the reverse of this coin, it became an instant classic, prized its graceful and meticulous design.   Now, it can be enjoyed even more on the scale of a 5 oz. 99.99% pure silver coin whose obverse also features the effigy of His Majesty King George VI, just as it appeared on the original.   This special coin, as well as several other finely crafted collectibles, is available for purchase as of today.

Creativity shines on the four square coins composing the 2019 $3 Fine Silver Coin Set – The Elements. Designed by Toronto artist Rebecca Yanovskaya, each coin illustrates one of the elements: fire, air, earth and water.   This coin was first inspired by the suggestion of a member of the Mint's Masters Club (a loyalty program managed by the Royal Canadian Mint), Mr. Bernard Dumais of Levis, QC.   Each of these is enhanced by a motif of red, yellow, brown and green maple lea