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Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new Emma from Jane Austen
And much more: Ben Affleck back from the bar, Ken Loach slams the gig economy, a tri-nation scarefest and a pair of enigmatic art films
Mar 6th, 2020
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a daffy Ronaldo clone
And more: a guitar maker keeps the old ways, a banned Iranian filmmaker carries on, pre-World War I tremors in Europe, the underclass in Brazil and thoughts on fidelity in Toronto
Apr 5th, 2019
Two new films and 10 favorites of 2015
Only two new ones this week, both at the Van City Theatre. And even though one of them is a three-parter, I’ve got room to look back on a pretty good movie year and pick my favourites. Here’s...
Dec 31st, 2015
Thousands of gay marriages from Canada may not be legal
The Canadian government is arguing that thousands of same-sex couples who travelled to Canada to get married are not legally wed, according to The Globe and Mail. The government is contending...
Jan 12th, 2012
Canada has 'tools to deal with new recession'
Country will take a battering if the world tanks, but it has strong companies, a working banking system and a sound fiscal position, says governor of central bank.
Sep 24th, 2011
UNsuccessful: Canada rejected from the big world dance
What the world’s astonishing rebuke of Canada’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Security Council says about Harper’s foreign policy.
Oct 14th, 2010
Chile, Portugal, and Spain advance. Switzerland, and Cote D'Ivoire eliminated
The final round of 16 matches were set today as there will be an all South American match between Brazil and Chile, and Spain will be playing Portugal. Cote D'Ivoire came into today having to...
Jun 25th, 2010
Tears during North Korean national anthem... Chile, Switzerland, Portugal and Spain play soccer
North Korea surprised the world when they made Brazil battle for a tough 2-1 win. The way the North Koreans played against Brazil was tough defensively. If North Korea wants to get a good result...
Jun 20th, 2010
FIFA World Cup Day 5: Brazil jumps to an early lead in Group G
The early game today between Slovakia and New Zealand was the minor surprise of this World cup with New Zealand picking up their first ever point in World Cup history thanks to a late goal from...
Jun 15th, 2010
FIFA World Cup Day 5: the 'group of death' begins with Cote d'Ivoire and Portugal
The highlight of this day is the "group of death" match between Cote d'Ivoire and Portugal that could become one of the highlights of the tournament. Two great teams. Winner likely to advance, loser l
Jun 14th, 2010