| Oct 4, 2013
John Jackson and Connie DeSousa had professional experience many chefs would envy when they opened Charcut restaurant three years ago in their hometown. But they were still scared. Literally scared.
Was Calgary ready for them?
Despite time in some...
| Oct 8, 2013
Although Amtrak is relatively quiet, the Canadians and Europeans are offering some good deals on rail travel.
ViaRail Canada. Depending on where you read this, you might still be able to get in on ViaRail's 50 percent off sale. Buy through October 9;...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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 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 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....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Our third of five finalists is James Pike of Los Angeles. Needless to say, it's a glorious mess of a burger. He writes:
“We believe that the true spirit of burgerism is a personal devotion to one’s ideals. The ideal burger has a juicy,...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Dr. Henry Morgentaler, 90, an abortion rights activist who helped overturn Canada's abortion law 25 years ago, died Wednesday at his Toronto home, according to Carolyn Egan, director and founding member of the Ontario Coalition of Abortion Clinics....