Appa (father in Korean) or Mr. Kim is the main character in Kim’s Convenience. It is his store and his family at the centre of the drama. 854 more words
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To those who say Canadian history is dull, I say, yay, verily: Get thee to VideoCabaret.
Since 1985, this Toronto-based theatre company, led by playwrights Michael Hollingsworth and Deanne Taylor, have been writing and producing plays about Canada’s history: there are currently 21 of them, gathered under the umbrella name of… 687 more words
Adapted from W. Somerset Maugham’s epic novel of the name name, Of Human Bondage focuses on medical student Philip Carey’s obsessive love for manipulative tea-shop waitress Mildred Rogers, and explores themes of art, class and privilege, and love. 981 more words
For many years, a once-flourishing industrial district in Toronto fell derelict, its Victorian-era brick buildings being used for movie-shoot backgrounds and not much else.
Gooderham & Worts, once Canada’s largest distiller, was based here until its merger with the Windsor-based Hiram Walker distillery, itself now owned by a multinational corporation: both were famous for “Canadian Whisky”, often called “rye”, that starts with rye and corn, and is aged in oak casks for a minimum of three years. 365 more words