| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Two Canadian cities, Vancouver and Montreal, have the world’s best public library systems, according to a new survey by German researchers.
Library mavens at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf studied libraries in 31 major world cities,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
London-based company Cinesite VFX will join fellow VFX firms looking to benefit from tax incentives as it sets its sights on Canada.
QuÃ©bec premier Pauline Marois announced Monday that Cinesite is establishing a Montreal subsidiary that will oversee the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Cirque du Soleil is famously protective about the artistic process that goes into its elaborate shows. So it's refreshing to speak with someone like Robert Lepage, the acclaimed Canadian director, who is relatively forthcoming about working for the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Canadian travel company Sunwing will again increase service between Fort Lauderdale and Montreal for the year-end holiday season following a successful run of the extended schedule last year.
Sunwing plans to add Sunday flights between the cities Dec....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- Frontieres Intl. Co-Production Market, a genre film forum which has held its first two editions at Montreal-set Fantasia film fest, will soon be expanding its reach to Europe, with a third order scheduled to take place in Brussels on April 10-12....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Peter Wintonick, co-director of the acclaimed 1992 feature documentary "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media" and a producer, director, writer and editor on feature dramas, theatrical documentaries, educational films, television programs...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Christian Laveau laments the cinematic representation of Native Americans.
In many Hollywood movies, they live in teepees on the periphery of modernity, ride horses, dress in swatches of animal skin and plumed headdresses, and are armed with spears...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:35 AM
A healthy number of moviegoers bought in to "Dallas Buyers Club" this weekend.
The critically beloved AIDS drama debuted in nine theaters and grossed $264,128, according to an estimate from distributor Focus Features. That amounts to a per-location...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The National Film Board of Canada has named Michael Fukushima the new executive producer of its renowned English program animation studio.
A filmmaker since 1984, Fukushima made his award-winning animated doc "Minoru: Memory of Exile" through the NFB....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Some see God in a magnificent sunset or in the face of a sleeping baby.
But comedian Mike Delamont found the Almighty in a dress and an accent. A Scottish accent, to be precise. That's important.
"I tried a British accent and it just didn't work," the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:31 AM
A 71-year-old man was being interrogated by Montreal police on Monday after attempting to board a Los Angeles-bound flight with components in his carry-on luggage that could be assembled to make a bomb, Canadian media reported.
Montreal police said...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:14 PM
An Iranian-born Montreal man faces three criminal charges in an alleged attempt to board a Los Angeles-bound plane with bomb-making components in his carry-on luggage, Canadian media reported Monday.
Antony Piazza, 71, appeared in court a day after...