Canada 150: stars share their passion for the True North

Feeling like waving the flag this Canada Day? Over the past weeks and even months,m I’ve been banking quotes from several TV personalities, getting their response to one question: What does Canada’s 150th birthday mean to you? Among those I quizzed: Don Cherry, Ron MacLean, Rick Mercer (above), Brent Butt, Marilyn Denis, Cobie Smulders, Jared… Read on



Blackstone and 19-2 screenings a gut-punching one-two at CITF14

Two world premiere screenings held Monday night at the Canadian International Television Festival in Toronto offer proof Canadian drama can out edge anybody. I had the pleasure of moderating a panel saluting Blackstone, the APTN aboriginal drama back for a fourth season. The second episode of the season was screened and it was a searing portrait… Read on