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  • Toronto City Council votes to strip Mayor Rob Ford of key powers

    Toronto City Council members voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of his powers of appointment and emergency rule, an act of damage control as the leader of Canada's biggest city continues to provoke scandal and revulsion. The City...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains defiant despite gutted authority

    A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
  • Best of Toronto: Variety Critics Look Past the Oscar Hype

    PETER DEBRUGE: Looking back on 11 days and several hundred movies, it's somewhat disheartening to realize this is the year that Oscar hype all but overwhelmed the Toronto Film Festival. Things have been gradually building up to this, considering that...
  • Death of Cory Monteith makes film successes 'bittersweet'

    Filmmaker Josh Waller spent the better part of the last decade trying to get his crime thriller "McCanick" made. Over the years, its budget shrunk from $10 million to less than $500,000. Actors fell off the project. The film's location shifted from New...
  • Canada Picks 'Gabrielle' as Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

    "Gabrielle," Quebec director Louise Archambault's drama about a developmentally disabled music prodigy who finds love with a fellow choir member, will represent Canada for consideration as a best foreign-language film Oscar nominee, it was announced...
  • Jean T. Bachmeier October 6, 1921 - September 21, 2013

    Jean T. Dussault Bachmeier entered into eternal rest at the age of 91 in Pasadena, California. Born in Cohoes, New York, Jean was a graduate of Cohoes High School and attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She married Eugene J. Bachmeier at St....
  • Next up: South Coast Tournament

    A balanced scoring attack enabled the Huntington Beach High boys' water polo team to come back from a three-goal deficit Tuesday against Servite, and defeat the visiting Friars, 13-6, in nonleague play. Servite opened up a 3-0 lead before the Oilers...
  • High School Roundup: Breakers stand out in Hawaii

    High School Roundup: Breakers stand out in Hawaii
    A trip last week to Hawaii was a successful one for the Laguna Beach High cross-country program at the 15th annual Iolani Invitational on the island of Oahu. The boys' team placed second among 18 teams in the varsity team standings. The Breakers...
  • Go Away With ... Seth Rogen

    Go Away With ... Seth Rogen
    Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, actor Seth Rogen, 30, always assumed his career would be behind the scenes. Though he started doing stand-up comedy as a teenager in Canada and had a co-starring role on the short-lived series, "Freaks and Geeks," he...
  • Go Away With ... Daniel Gillies

    Go Away With ... Daniel Gillies
    Born in Canada, raised in New Zealand and now living in the United States, Daniel Gillies has roles on two current series. He co-stars as Dr. Joel Goran on "Saving Hope" and as Elijah -- a character who has been killed and resurrected no less than four...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • Margaret "Peggy" Knight January 7, 1909 - September 7, 2013

    Margaret (Walker) Knight, 104, passed away quietly Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Windsor Manor in Glendale, California. Margaret, known to most as Peggy, was born January 7, 1909, in Newark, New Jersey, the first of six children of Albert and Elizabeth...