News Round 2

(Via PRNewswire) A cable exec has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women. Louise St-Pierre, President and CEO of Cogeco Cable, was announced as a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner today. Ms. St-Pierre oversees the second largest cable operator in Ontario and Québec (in terms of […]

Premieres, Birth, and More Music

Yoga Hosers, a comedy about “strange occurrences at the Winnipeg convenience store Eh-2-Zed” and the teenage clerks who fight evil with yoga, has its world premiere at Sundance in January, reports Peter Howell of The Toronto Star. If that sounds funny, there’s more: Johnny Depp plays the Quebecois police detective on the case. His daughter […]

News Round II: Post-Remembrance Day

(Via Kiefer Sutherland will be honoured at the Whistler Film Festival with the WFF 2015 Trailblazer in Acting Award, followed by the Western Canadian premiere of his latest film, Forsaken. Robert Carlyle will also be honoured at the Festival, receiving the WFF 2015 Maverick Award. There’s a whole lot more going on at WFF, […]

Rising Stars at WFF, UBCP Awards, SYFF at AGO

(Via PRNewsWire) The 2015 Whistler Film Festival Rising Stars are Lauren Lee Smith, Jakob Davies, Taylor Russell and Rustin Gresiuk.  The four, all from the Western Provinces and all stars of films premiering at WFF, will take part in ”  series of public events and private industry meetings that includes exposure and professional development.” (Via […]