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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/israel-hamas-agree-to-72-hour-ceasefire-in-gaza-1.2724432?cmp=rss     …

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Commonwealth Games: Best of Day 8

Take a look at some of the finer moments from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where Canada won five more gold medals. Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/commonwealthgames/photos/commonwealth-games-best-of-day-8-1.2724440?cmp=rss     …

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Where to Find ‘Life Itself’ in Theaters and VOD

“LIFE ITSELF,” continues to be one of the best-reviewed movies in America! Steve James’ acclaimed documentary about Roger Ebert has something for everyone—it is wise, funny, poignant, real, magical and above all, just like the man himself! You can see it either in theaters, which are all listed below, or on Video on Demand and…

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B.C. chief Ron Giesbrecht’s $1M pay ‘very troubling,’ minister says

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says he is very troubled that Chief Ron Giesbrecht of the Kwikwetiem First Nation in B.C. earned nearly $1 million last year. Salaries of First Nations chiefs and band councillors are now required to be posted online as a result of the First Nations Financial Transparency Act. Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/b-c-chief-ron-giesbrecht-s-1m-pay-very-troubling-minister-says-1.2724365?cmp=rss     …

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Death of Film/Decay of Cinema at 15: A Conversation with Godfrey Cheshire

EDITOR’S NOTE: RogerEbert.com contributor Godfrey Cheshire’s landmark two-part New York Press series “Death of Film/Decay of Cinema”—originally published in July, 1999—foretold many of the changes that would later shake the medium to its core. At that time, I told Godfrey, who shared the paper’s film pages with me and Armond White, and served as the…

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