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  • The Joy of Speaking Canadian

    By Ilana Angel

    August 18, 2015 | 12:19 am

    I am a Canadian. I wasn’t born there, but immigrated when I was 2 years old and have lived in Regina, Langley, Toronto, and Halifax. I have a brother and sister in Toronto, and my mother and another sister in Montreal. I have lived in Los Angeles for 24 years, which is longer than...

  • Lea Michele asks for privacy after boyfriend Cory Monteith’s death

    July 17, 2013 | 4:56 pm

    In the wake of her boyfriend Cory Monteith’s tragic death, Lea Michele has released a statement requesting to be left alone.

    “We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea’s privacy during this devastating time,” a rep for the actress told People.

    The Jewish “Glee” star, 26, was in...

  • An Englishman and a Canadian Walk Into a Bar

    By Ilana Angel

    May 1, 2012 | 12:08 am

    I first spoke to my Englishman two months ago.  I thought he was funny and charming, but did not think he was my type.  He lived 35-45 minutes away and while attractive, he was unlike men I usually date. I loved that he’s English however, and agreed to a date because if nothing else...

  • Vancouver — from frontier to cosmopolitan center

    March 15, 2011 | 5:31 pm

    During the 2010 Winter Olympics, British Columbia’s vibrant city of Vancouver captivated the attention of television viewers worldwide because of its attractive cityscapes and thrilling downhill skiing in Whistler, a picturesque mountain resort just two hours’ drive north.

  • Scarlett Johansson marries in Canada UPDATED

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 28, 2008 | 9:21 pm

    Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot over the weekend, but no one knows whether it was a Jewish wedding…

    Johansson is outspoken about her Judaism. She has been called “the kosher Danish” because of her father’s Scandinavian background, but according to Wikipedia, her...

  • The Message of Mussar

    By Gaby Wenig

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Day after day I was consumed by blackness ... I spent hours immobilized on the couch ... Day after day I cried with remorse."

    So writes Alan Morinis of the personal meltdown he suffered after the highly successful film company he had built went bust.

    Morinis, 52, of Vancouver,...