Monthly Archives: March 2019

Canada’s Tax Shelter Era

By: Paul Corupe While Canada’s film industry turned out many distinguished films in the 1970s, including The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974), Les Orders (1974) and Who Has Seen the Wind? (1977), the decade—commonly called the “tax shelter era”—was...

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Back to God’s Country

By Kay Armatage From the earliest days of cinema and throughout the thirties, forties and fifties, the Canadian wilderness was seen as an exotic paradise – “God’s country.” As opposed to the mean streets of New York or Chicago,...

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Snow and Sass

By: Katarina Gligorijevic If you had to choose two characteristics that epitomize Canada above all others, what would they be? In 1919, Back to God’s Country was released and quickly became Canada’s first genuine blockbuster. It remains the country’s...

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