Category Archives: Canada

Sensationalism, Cannibalism & Sick Media Appetites

by Echo Xie World news has been pretty scary lately. All of a sudden, “cannibalism,” a word we only previously heard in movies or prehistorical tales, is seemingly topping every newspaper and every website.  

For most of us, the stories … Continue reading

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Netflix Expands to Latin America and Beyond

by Becky Mezzanotte Netflix is expanding. What started off as a simple concept in the U.S. is now becoming international. And who can blame them? The market for accessing movies and television series instantly isn’t just an American demand. It’s … Continue reading

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Music Appreciation: Leonard Cohen’s Old Ideas

by Echo Xie Earlier this year, the 77-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter legend Leonard Cohen released his 12th studio album, Old Ideas. It is also his first new recording in seven years, since Dear Heather in 2004. I’m aware that such anticipation … Continue reading

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Bracing for the Holidays with Little Mosque on the Prairie

by Tara Ashraf Christmastime  is coming.  That means it’s time for another eight hours of the day devoted to a holiday not all of us celebrate but all of us are meant to enjoy. When I was growing up, I … Continue reading

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