Maybe it’s time to start doing budget projections by having a monkey throw darts at a grid. At least monkeys don’t lie.
What does it take to develop a vibrant domestic film industry? In Canada, the official answer is the same as always: government support and guidance. In this case not the CBC but Telefilm Canada.
The suggestion to replace the beaver with the polar bear as our national symbol may have been made by Senator Nicole Eaton in a fit of pique after her dock was repeatedly munched. But just because an idea arises from irritation doesn’t automatically mean we ignore it. Sometimes we should weigh it carefully, then reject it decisively.
If only I were surprised that the federal Tories won’t keep their promise about balancing the budget.