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Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (stories via computer) and Generation Wealth (examining excess)
Also: a Buddhist tale of reincarnation, watching a chaotic childhood and gagging with the horrors of war
Aug 31st, 2018
Logan Lucky, Step and Dave Made a Maze: late summer fun at the movies and a dash of uplift
Also The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which tries to be fun, Ingrid Goes West, a timely caution, and Nocturama’s musings on revolution or is it terrorism?
Aug 18th, 2017
Bourne is back, Woody Allen offers a trifle and Bad Moms are exactly that
And two films for youth are worth your while: Nerve with a social media caution and Phantom Boy, a glistening animated film from France
Jul 29th, 2016
Board confident in Victoria police chief after 'inappropriate' social media use
Chief says he is "truly sorry and humiliated" for engaging in direct messages with a woman over Twitter.
The Canadian Press
Dec 8th, 2015
#NDPConfessions: Conservative attacks hit Twitter
A group of followers of the Conservative Party took on the mission of turning the hashtag #NDPConfessions into a trending topic. By retweeting old, controversial tweets from the Director of...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Sep 8th, 2015
Bridge to nowhere
Christy Clark's focus on costly yoga adventure on National Aboriginal Day created overwhelming backlash
Jun 12th, 2015
Dinosaurs loose again in 'Jurassic World.' Alternative: Real stories in The Best of Hot Docs
If dinos don't do it for you, the annual tour of some gems from Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival is here until Tuesday at the VanCity Theatre.
Jun 11th, 2015
Tim Hortons drops Enbridge ads following Twit-storm
The power of social media was seen today when Tim Hortons bowed to public pressure to yank its Enbridge ads from screens in 1,500 locations
Jun 4th, 2015
Share my next meal: Students challenge communities to help food banks
The goal is to bring awareness of poverty and hunger to local communities and to encourage people to donate to the food banks all year long.
Jan 14th, 2015
Red Hood Project, Raffi issue statement on Rehtaeh Parsons
Following the Rehtaeh Parsons tragedy, the Red Hood Project is demanding immediate action from the industry and government to protect children from online exploitation, according to a news release...
Apr 11th, 2013