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  • Robert Renton Purves & Virginia Black Purves

    Robert Renton Purves & Virginia Black Purves
    Virginia Black Purves, age 88, passed away peacefully in her Flintridge home on September 6th followed by her husband Robert Renton Purves, age 89, who passed the following day. They are survived by Lauren Purves Zaun, her husband Todd, and their children...
  • Toronto: New Canadian Distribution Shingle Inks Deal with Black Bear

    Veteran distribution exec Laurie May is launching Canadian distribution company Elevation Pictures at the Toronto film festival, it was announced Saturday. The company's first move is a strategic alliance and output deal with Teddy Schwarzman's Black...
  • TIFF 2013: Why I like director Jason Reitman's labors on 'Labor Day'

    TIFF 2013: Why I like director Jason Reitman's labors on 'Labor Day'
    TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice. Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
  • Leon Whiteson dies at 82; architect, critic and novelist

    Leon Whiteson dies at 82; architect, critic and novelist
    Leon Whiteson, a Zimbabwe-born architect-turned-critic and novelist who wrote about architecture for publications such as Architectural Digest, the Toronto Star and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 82. His...
  • Two cups of milk daily enough for most kids: study

    Two cups of milk daily enough for most kids: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two cups of cow's milk per day may be enough for most kids to have the recommended amount of vitamin D in their blood while maintaining a healthy iron level, suggests a new study. "One of the common questions I get from...
  • Global causes grow in Montreal garden

     Global causes grow in Montreal garden
    Whether you dig sculpture or horticulture, don't miss the botanical eye candy presented by Qatar Airways at the Montreal Botanical Garden until Sept. 29. Twenty countries, including the U.S., Canada, England, France and Uganda, have created 50 botanical...
  • 'Glee' star Cory Monteith, 31, found dead in Vancouver hotel

    'Glee' star Cory Monteith, 31, found dead in Vancouver hotel
    Cory Monteith, star of the hit Fox series "Glee," was found dead Saturday in a Canadian hotel room, according to Vancouver police. The sudden death of the 31-year old Canadian actor came several months after he had voluntarily checked himself into a...
  • Make London cheaper

     Make London cheaper
    London for Less (free for iOS) What it is: An app that helps visitors score 20 percent discounts at more than 150 restaurants and attractions in London. How it works: After launching the app, travelers tap the Guide or the map to find discounts. After...
  • Another Niagara

    Another Niagara
    NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario — The word "Niagara" might reflexively make you think "Falls." Not far from that majestic wall of water, though, is another Niagara worth more than the cursory snapshot on a honeymoon road trip. It's a brief 30-...
  • Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'

    Jake Eberts dies at 71; film producer for 'Gandhi,' 'Chariots of Fire,' 'Driving Miss Daisy'
    Jake Eberts, the Canadian independent producer and founder of Britain's Goldcrest Films, which revived the British cinema industry in the 1980s with a string of Oscar-winning movies, including "Gandhi" and "Chariots of Fire," died Thursday in Montreal. He...
  • Vegging out

    Vegging out
    Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
  • Jeff Lemire, super writer

    Jeff Lemire, super writer
    On page 12 of issue No. 1 of DC Comics' latest reiteration of "Constantine," which tells the ongoing story of John Constantine — a.k.a. Hellblazer, the publisher's three-decade-old, morally slippery sorcerer/sleuth to the occult world (played by...