Jun 09, 2014 — As the Ontario election campaign winds down, Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne is stepping up her attacks on her rivals. Kathleen Wynne says P-C Leader Tim Hudak and the NDP's Andrea Horwath are being dishonest when it comes to the gas-plant scandal that has dogged her campaign. Go to full article
Jun 09, 2014 — George F. Walker, Canada's multiple award-winning master of dark comedy, has written a new play. It's "The Burden of Self Awareness," currently running at GCTC in Ottawa through June 22. Being a fan of Mr. Walker's plays, I looked forward to this production, as I do with any of his plays. Go to full article
May 27, 2014 — In Almonte, Ontario, a local organization called Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists offers a robust array of environmental activities with year-round programming. Offerings range from nature walks and bird-watching, to canoe trips and public lectures - as well as efforts to record, research and protect flora and fauna in the area.
The majority of members are retirees. But they're making an effort to encourage a love of nature in future generations. Their "Young Naturalists" program holds monthly sessions for children aged 6-11.
The main group held its annual general meeting and supper in mid-May, which included a display table, showing what the school-age set does and why they love it. Lucy Martin spoke with the youth group's leader and four young naturalists. Go to full article
May 26, 2014 — Playwright Alfred Uhry is the only playwright to win the Triple Crown: an Oscar, a Tony, and a Pulitzer Prize. "Driving Miss Daisy" won two of the three - the Oscar and the... Go to full article
May 23, 2014 — The St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival in Prescott, Ontario has hired a new artistic director. Rona Waddington, who brought "Hamlet" to Prescott last summer, succeeds Ian... Go to full article
May 22, 2014 — An event is being planned to help and honor thousands of migrant workers who travel to Niagara each year for work. The workers from Mexico, Jamaica, Central America and the... Go to full article
May 22, 2014 — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Customs officials in Buffalo are advising travelers crossing the Canadian border to prepare for potentially longer wait times when the summer travel season... Go to full article
May 19, 2014 — "Oil and Water," produced by Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland, a company located in St. John's, is closing out the season of the NAC English Theatre. It runs through May 31... Go to full article