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When Political Skeletons Should Remain In The Closet

Donald D'Haene | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Politics
Donald D'Haene

London Mayor Matt Brown temporarily suspended his duties following his disclosure of an affair with deputy mayor, Maureen Cassidy.What are the real issues here? Did the indiscretion impair either of them in their council functions?

Trudeau's Drama Skills Cast Him as Canada's Next Prime Minister

Harvey Ostroff | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Harvey Ostroff

Politics is theatre on a grand scale. People go to the theatre neither to watch the actors nor to listen to them. They want to be transported into the world of the play: to suspend disbelief. The politician who can evoke an emotional response is the politician we will inevitably favour.

Blackstone is a top Notch Canadian Show You Need to Binge Watch now

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted 10.08.2016 | Canada TV
Jeff Rose-Martland

Blackstone is a character-driven drama about the people who are members of the fictional Blackstone First Nation. It is set on a reserve in rural Alberta, about an hour or so drive from "the city" (presumably Edmonton, where the show is filmed). There's coming of age, coming home, coming to grips, and coming apart. It's about death and life and survival.

Why I'm Teaching a University Course on Beyoncé

Naila Keleta-Mae | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Living
Naila Keleta-Mae

Who are the most influential storytellers of the 21st century? Like it or not, Beyoncé's name must be mentioned in any credible answer. She uses visuals and music to tell young people around the world what it means to be a woman, wife, mother and feminist.

The Elwins Watch Twin Peaks So You Don't Have To: Episode 1

The Elwins | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada Music
The Elwins

We find out that Dale Cooper, an FBI agent, has been sent into the town to investigate. What does it mean? He goes to the morgue to inspect the body and finds a letter stuck underneath her ring fingernail, linking her death to a series of murders. Creepy stuff. It starts coming to light that some foul play was definitely involved.

Empowering Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Adam Moscoe | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Impact
Adam Moscoe

The launch of synapsABILITY -- a social venture that will evolve into a digital platform connecting individuals with disabilities and the support networks that care for them -- promises to bring the power of social media to an increasingly cash-strapped system of care.

Bomb Girls

Meg Tilly | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Living
Meg Tilly

I am a bomb girl. I'm sure when you read that you got an image of high-heels and a tiny cinched-in waist and voluptuous breasts spilling out all over the place. And yes, I'm sure some of the younger girls in the mini-series will look just like that. My character in Bomb Girls does not.

Entourage Ending: An Attempt to Hug it Out

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

This season is set up to be a phenomenal ending to one of the most loved and yet most criticized shows in recent history. At worst, all they can lose is a lifestyle and, can you really pity them for that? It's a darn good lifestyle.