| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
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,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:16 PM
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.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:41 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:31 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
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...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 2:07 PM
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-...
| Sep 8, 2012
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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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-...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...