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Days of Orr

As a diehard Toronto Maple Leafs fan growing up, I didn’t have much interest in the big, bad Boston Bruins. But when I was recently given a copy of Bobby Orr’s new autobiography (Orr: My Story)—by someone unaware of that past history—I decided to try reading it. I found it surprisingly interesting. Orr says he […]


Motive has rapidly become one of my favourite television shows. The program has just wrapped up its second season on CTV in Canada, with that season about to begin airing as a summer series on ABC in the US. Motive is filmed in Vancouver and set in Vancouver—a welcome change from so many movies and […]

A Home Town Is Not Without Honour

We never seem to appreciate local wonders until we see them through strangers’ eyes. The burgeoning British Columbia television and movie industry has generated a new pastime for British Columbians—location spotting. Storybrooke, Maine, (from the TV show Once Upon a Time) is apparently the fishing village of Steveston, BC. BC Place and Canada Place in […]