Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Starlight all-Canadian movie channel pushes CRTC for access Arts & Entertainment

[youtube id=”PNBd423cGN8″ width=”620″ height=”360″] By Jonathan Zettel Canadian film may soon have a new home. Several prominent Canadian film producers including Robert Lantos (Barney’s Version) and Deepa Mehta (Midnight’s Children) have come together to form Starlight, a multi-platform operation that will show only Canadian films. Starlight is currently asking the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission for

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Hot Docs to feature Humber work The War at Home Arts & Entertainment

By Shannon O’Reilly For the fourth year in a row, Humber’s Film and TV program has a student documentary in Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival. “Generally it’s only this program that gets chosen from,” said Michael Glassbourg, program coordinator for the Film and Television program at Humber. “And frankly, as happy as I am that we

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Iconic singer Stompin’ Tom Connors leaves behind unheard songs Arts & Entertainment, News

By Jesse Thomas The iconic Canadian troubadour Stompin’ Tom Connors died of natural causes Wednesday at his home north of Toronto, said a spokesperson. He was 77. Stompin’ Tom found his calling touring across the country writing songs about the places and people he’d meet. He recorded more than 60 albums, ten of which have

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