Cannes. Some people pronounce it “can,” and some pronounce it “con,” but either way this is the year of CanCon at the Cannes International Film Festival (May 12 to 23). This week, director David Cronenberg becomes the first Canadian in the 52-year history of the festival to preside over the jury.By Tanya Davies, Barbara Righton12 min
Once again, tragedy has struck the lives of our young people (“The lessons of Littleton,” Cover, May 3; “Tragedy in Taber,” Canada, May 10). We discuss the topic ad nauseum, but I fear we are unwilling to come to grips with the answers. Here in Canada, government makes it increasingly difficult for single-income families to exist.
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