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TPP imposes controversial limitations on Canada's cultural policy options | Feb 9 2016 | Michael Geist | The intersection between the TPP and Canadian cultural policies is likely to emerge as one of the more controversial aspects of the TPP.
Svea Vikander, waitressing
Day 9: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my sleazy restaurant boss and his creepy friend | Feb 9 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Image: Nice People (2015)
Film review: Swedish-built Somalian bandy team shows how sport can challenge and shift prejudice | Feb 8 2016 | Cathryn Atkinson | New documentary captures the story of the Somalian national bandy team, built in Sweden.
Svea Vikander, I don't always meme
Day 8: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of having my pants unzipped while trying to renew my birth control | Feb 8 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
Photo: Danny Willems
Badke dance brings Palestinian experience to the stage | Feb 8 2016 | June Chua | Badke, a hybrid dance performance based on a traditional Palestinian dance, has its Canadian premiere in Toronto from Feb. 17 to 20 at the Fleck Dance Theatre.
Svea Vikander, metro
Day 7: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being rubbed with a penis while I was taking the bus | Feb 7 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, no torso sculpture allowed
Day 6: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being groped while I put on my shoes | Feb 6 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, bar
Day 5: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being kissed at my workplace | Feb 5 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories
'Mountain City Girls' honours the eccentric kin that shaped Canadian music | Feb 4 2016 | Jessica Rose | Step into the family history of Canadian music trio Kate, Anna and Jane McGarrigle and explore quirky family characters and the ever-present influence of music.
Svea Vikander, basement window
Day 4: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my nighttime voyeur | Feb 4 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of survivors' stories.
Ian Tyson on Leadership, Misery and Attitude
Ian Tyson on leadership, misery and attitude | Feb 3 2016 | Face2Face | Ian talks about leadership, why attitude is so important, why misery is a choice, consistency and why he’s an unapologetic nerd.

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Random shorts and films from the 'net. mark_alfred said... Sometimes I like just randomly watching videos and clips from YouTube or whatever.  So figured...
Le Devoir photographer Jacques Nadeau's body of work stolen from home Unionist said... It's a very sad tale, but as I was reading it this morning, I was compelled to wonder why, if he...
Anthropology, pure and applied Doug Woodard said... There are two really excellent essays on the development of the human species and several related...
Michael Sam new Alouettes player mark_alfred said... http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/michael-sam-introduced-by-montreal... Quote: The Montreal...
Serial was great, but was it worth it? NorthReport said... Serial was great, but was it worth it?  When you’re dusting off a real crime, with real people...
'Canada's Harper's,' The Walrus Magazine, hires whitest, rightest editor-in-chief they can find Unionist said... I unsubscribed to The Walrus many years ago. Too elitist, rightist, and boring. I love Maisonneuve...
Hilarious Russian parody of Kiesza's "Hideaway" ikosmos said... YouTube link in
Still here: Monica Lewinsky speaks out in Vanity Fair article NorthReport said... STILL HERE     in
Decorating for the one percent abnormal said... Confusing the 1% with the .01% again?  in

events

Vancouver
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
The 16th Annual People's Prom
Toronto
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
The Vagina Monologues
Toronto
Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Toronto Black Film Festival

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