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Prediction and Breakdown of The Best Picture Nominees

After viewing each of the entrants in this year’s Academy Awards Best Picture category, I decided to break down each film and predict which film will win the award and which film should win.   The Big Short:  This film had all the makings of a great movie. The cast, ...

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Solitary steps toward her purpose

The bright pink headscarf may keep hair from sweeping around her animated face, but nothing restrains those bright eyes from expressing her tenacity. Salma Hag Omar is a woman with a purpose, one that has brought her half-way around the world to a new beginning, alone but determined. Omar arrived ...

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Celebrating 30 years

Founded in 1986 by the Sisters of St. Joseph’s of Hamilton, The St. Joseph’s Health System International Outreach Program (IOP) will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. It first formed through a small partnership with the government of Dominica and gradually expanded to start projects in Haiti in 1992, and ...

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Re-living the dream

It seemed like a strange place to talk about dreams. The lights of the chain-store coffee shop were muted, but not dull enough to disguise a floor victimized by the shoes that had maneuvered through a slushy February day in Toronto. The parking lot led to a side door. Vince ...

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