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Week 23: Away From Her (2006)

Directed by the wonderful Sarah Polley, and starring the never-more wonderful Julie Christie (in a role she was Oscar-nominated for), Away From Her tells the tale of a small tragedy – a long-married couple being torn apart by the cruelty and reality of Alzheimer’s disease. 240 more words


'I’m in a hurry to do more': The River of My Dreams paints a portrait of Gordon Pinsent's life and career — but he's not done yet

“I’m a little modest myself,” says Gordon Pinsent. “I have a problem with modesty.”

It’s the sort of thing many a star could (and does!) say, not always to be believed. 679 more words



When Karen Guthrie’s mother Ann suffered a debilitating stroke, she returned to her hometown of Largs on the Scottish coast to help care for her with the rest of her family, including her father who had moved out of the family home fifteen years earlier. 430 more words

Road to Avonlea Review: Felicity's Perfect Beau

“Sometimes I think you were buttoning up your boots when the Lord handed out brains.”

Episode Summary: Felicity has two suitors: Her old friend Gus Pike, and the perfectly polished vet school student Arthur Pettibone. 1,087 more words


Canada Post: Women's group calls on Trudeau for postal pay equity

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is again being asked to get directly involved in the ongoing labour dispute at Canada Post.

This time, a group of prominent women from across the country say Trudeau should direct the Crown corporation to live up its legal obligations on pay equity. 134 more words


Stories We Tell (2012) - reviewed by George

There are two prototypical actors. One is ON, enthusiastic, loves the process, verges on hyperactive, and is possibly irritating because others may be thinking, “Calm down and concentrate!” 385 more words


Tender Napalm

Good Buzz fill the Boys School of Smock Alley with clay for an energetic performance of Philip Ridley’s acclaimed two-hander.

A red line separates the audience from the players, nestled on an artificial grassy mound rising out of real clay. 439 more words

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