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Former Edmonton city councillor predicts low voter turnout this election

A former city councillor isn’t expecting much of a turnout in the upcoming Edmonton election.

Jim Taylor, who also used to be the head of the downtown business association, said voter turnout is often below 50 per cent, and the way this campaign is shaping up, he doesn’t think it’ll get that high when the ballots are cast on Oct. 239 more words


Matt Damon Gets Small In The First Trailer For Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing'

Two-time Oscar winner Alexander Payne just debuted Downsizing at the Toronto International Film Festival, so Paramount Pictures has released the first full-length trailer for the Matt Damon-starring film our… 282 more words


Downsizing. Trailer. Matt Damon. Christoph Waltz. Hong Chau. Kristen Wiig. Niecy Nash. Laura Dern.

When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to over-population, Paul and his wife Audrey decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.

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TIFF 2017 Movie Review: DOWNSIZING (USA 2017) ****

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2017. Go to TIFF 2017 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival. 258 more words

Downsizing Review

Alexander Payne has long been a master at creating men strangled by their own masculinity or perceived lack of it. Here, in Downsizing, he takes that concept to a bizarre logical conclusion – a man, Paul Safranek (Matt Damon), feels that he’s less of a man than he should be, to the point that he opts for a procedure where he quite literally becomes ‘less man’. 686 more words

One of my proudest moments ... ever. An excerpt from our book





Here’s something from Cam’s book he wrote with legendary sportswriter Jim Taylor. Yes, yes. yes. And here’s something to snack on with it  …  609 more words

Replacing the Diamonds

One of the great pleasures of subscribing to Trains magazine is access to the webcam they maintain at the Railroad Park at Rochelle, Illinois, which overlooks the diamonds where the… 1,875 more words

Railroads And Railroading