Stand Up and Cheer for THE GRIZZLIES

During my time as a film critic, I’ve often lamented on the lack of genuinely Canadian stories that actually make it to the screen. Hundreds of films and episodes of television are produced in this country every year, but precious few are actually set here or feature Canadian characters. This dearth has been even more […]

Easter Monday News (with Vintage Video)

A Hollywood film about a high school lacrosse team in Nunavut? It’s happening this month in Iqaluit as production begins on The Grizzlies, report CBC’s Liam Britten and Bob Keating. The film, produced by Miranda de Pencier, tells the true story of Russ Shepherd, a teacher from BC whose lacrosse program transformed life for the […]