William Shatner

We're Already Living in the Future

Cathy Elliott | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada
Cathy Elliott

Escape From an Inhospitable Planet As a kid in high school, I was the one who was called out by other girls and beaten up by the boys in the school ya...

Shatner Lured To Stampede On Promise Of Red Meat

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - William Shatner says he will choose the captain's chair in the back of an automobile as opposed to a captain's saddle on the back of a four-...

12 Things You Likely Don't Know About The Stampede Parade

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

It is an iconic event that launches Calgary's most iconic 10 days. The Calgary Stampede parade is the first main event of the annual festival and i...

Shatner To Beam Into Calgary Stampede Parade

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Canadian actor William Shatner will beam into Alberta next month to lead the 2014 Calgary Stampede Parade.Shatner, best known for his role a...

Canadian TV Needs an Archive -- Like, Now, Damnit!

D.K. Latta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada
D.K. Latta

English-Canadian television has been around since the 1950s -- and almost none of it is available. It doesn't get re-run late night. You won't find ma...

'Star Trek Into Darkness': Would the Original Captain Kirk Like the Modern Kirk?

D.K. Latta | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada TV
D.K. Latta

One could make the case the original Kirk (William Shatner) would regard the current Kirk (Chris Pine) with some skepticism. And as much as I suspect I'll enjoy the new film, I suspect I'll miss the old Kirk, and what he said about our definition of "hero."

This Week Has 7 Tweets

Ron Nurwisah | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada
Ron Nurwisah

Canadians love twitter. A LOT. This week in seven tweets is a weekly column that looks at the funniest, sharpest tweets written by Canadians and is a look back at the week's events through a 140-character lens.

William Shatner Calls Chris Hadfield At Space Station (VIDEO)

CBC | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada

Canadian actor William Shatner, best known as Star Trek's Captain Kirk, hailed the International Space Station and chatted with Canadian astronaut Chr...

Beam Him Up, Hadfield

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada

LONGUEUIL, Que. - William Shatner is about to get beamed up to outer space, in real life.The actor who played James T. Kirk in "Star Trek" won't actua...

Shatner To Trudeau: You're Doing It Wrong

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada Politics

William Shatner may be known for his over-dramatic delivery, but he's got nothing on Justin Trudeau. The "Star Trek" legend appeared on "This Hour...

What Digital Media Can Learn From Comic-Con

Mitch Joel | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

After walking the floor at Montreal Comic-Con for a few hours on Saturday, one thing became abundantly clear: the majority of the commercial activity that was taking place at this physical event cannot be duplicated or replicated in a digital format. By cultivating true fans and giving them unique opportunities to connect and share, they're not only keeping alive a traditional media channel (or two), but they're inventing new and fascinating ways to extend their characters and build interest.

Shatner Resurrected In Priceline Commercial

CP | Lynn Elber, The Associated Press | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Travel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - William Shatner's Priceline Negotiator isn't a goner, after all. He just went surfing.Seven months after a commercial showed the...

Myths and Truths About Being Canadian

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada
Kathy Buckworth

There are many stereotypes about Canadians, some true and some not. Do we love hockey? Yes. Do we eat doughnuts? Yes, at the hockey arena. But we do have major cities (some really, really big ones, in fact). And we don't say "aboot," at least, I can't hear it.

Captain Kirk Afraid Of Space Travel

The Canadian Press | Peter Rakobowchuk | Posted 08.19.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- The billionaire businessman behind Virgin Galactic says William Shatner — and other celebrities — shouldn't expect any free...