Giller Award Winner, Timothy Taylor was so well received last year, he’s coming back by the request of Canadian Author Association members. His new book the Blue Light Project is coming out March 2011.
Incendies, the devastating story of how a terrible secret followed a family of immigrants from the Middle East to their new home in Montreal, was named best picture Thursday at the Genie Awards, which honours the best in Canadian cinema. In addition, Denis Villeneuve was named best director and Belgian actress Lubna Azabal won the Genie for best actress. In total, Incendies won eight Genies. Barney’s Version, based on Mordecai Richler’s best-selling book -which had led the pack with 11 nominations -took seven Genies, including prizes for its high-profile actors.Paul Giamatti was named best actor for his performance as Barney Panofsky, the cynical, romantic and unlikely leading man. Calgary’s Myron Hyrak was nominated for Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design for Fubar II.
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On February 19, 2011 CBC launched their newly redesigned website and mobile applications to deliver a comprehensive package of digital news in the country, with more features, more multimedia elements and more ways to connect — all still with the CBC News promise of providing more depth and context.
The Canadian Public Relations Association Edmonton branch presents: Communicating in a complex public policy environment with Lee Funke, Director, Public Affairs Bureau, Government of Alberta on March 24 at the Westin Hotel.
Newcap’s Z99 in Red Deer seeks a weekend announcer. See job description. http://www.milkmanunlimited.com/jobs.htm