Ted Kotcheff - Director's Cut

Director’s Cut: Canadian cinema and television legend Ted Kotcheff

Hailing from Toronto’s own Cabbagetown neighbourhood, I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Canadian film and television legend Ted Kotcheff. In these days of instant celebrity gained by many who have done absolutely nothing worth celebrating, it is wonderfully refreshing and gratifying to sit down with someone who not only had to fight his way up through the ranks but who actually blazed a number of original trails along the way.

Director Andrew Cividino

Director Andrew Cividino talks ‘Sleeping Giant’

“It’s been an incredible journey,” director Andrew Cividino admits. Ever since his film Sleeping Giant debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, it’s been very well received everywhere its been, from the Toronto International Film Festival, to the 29 countries and 45 festivals where it screened around the world. Then, the indie success story topped itself thanks to Toronto audiences who recently helped the film earn North America’s highest film per screen average during its opening weekend.

Hyena Road

Making ‘Hyena Road’: A conversation with Paul Gross

For Canadian actor, writer, director, and producer Paul Gross, the term “daunting task” doesn’t seem to exist anywhere in his common lexicon. Previous to this hugely-scaled film on the Canadian campaign in the Afghanistan war, Hyena Road, he tackled Canada’s role in The Great War in Passchendaele, so when the opportunity presented itself to hang out with Paul Gross for a morning’s worth of Hyena Road conversation, I had to find out what his definition of a daunting task meant.

Lac La Ronge Provincial Park in Saskatchewan

Why Canada is road-trip heaven

Vast and diverse, Canada is road-trip heaven from the iconic ride through the Rockies, to looping around Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail to the tune of Celtic fiddles on the Atlantic coast. According to a January 2015 market research report from the country’s Recreational Vehicle Dealers, the number of RVs hitting the tarmac across the country is growing by more than 4% every year.

Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta

Camping and caravanning: Canada’s top 15 national parks

Spring has sprung and the grass is turning green across the country, so that must mean that it’s time to take your RV out of its winter storage and head for new adventures, or perhaps even try your hand at renting an RV and going on an adventure. Canada’s range of stunning national parks offers a number of must-see destinations for outdoors enthusiasts, so take a look at these 15 beautiful locations that span the country.