Movie: The Grand Seduction is a Canadian comedy nominated in four categories for Canadian Screen Awards. Filmed in Newfoundland, it is based on a 2003 French-Canadian film of the same name and stars Gordon Pinsent, with supporting roles by such familiars as Mark Critch, Cathy Jones and Mary Walsh from CBC’s 22 Minutes. Funny!
August 19-22, in Charlottetown, PE
This year’s theme is Renewing Democracy through Social Justice: Adding New Voices. “Leadership has been an important topic of recent Atlantic Summer Institutes and regional workshops. The 2014 program will resonate with emerging and established leaders and those committed to social justice in our Atlantic communities and beyond.” Registration information: www.asi-iea.ca/en/asi-2014/
On June 5, many CND’s in Kingston responded to Eleanor Monahan’s invitation to participate in the “Dedication of Our Peace Pole” at Briargate Retirement Community where Eleanor lives. This is the first Peace Pole erected in the Kingston area and it was Eleanor’s initiative along with the wholehearted support of the staff and residents that made it possible.