How Canadians Use Their Smartphone

Increased smartphone usage is a global trend, but it’s of particular note in Canada, which has one of the highest rates of smartphone use (per population) in the world. Currently, there are nearly 30 million mobile internet users in Canada, which equates to some 75% of the population, and it’s a trend that’s only expected… Continue reading How Canadians Use Their Smartphone

Game of Thrones Review Ep 5 S8 w Spoilers Tres 911 051319

So I watched The Bells. Frankly it’s been the best episode of this last season. Even though it fails in so many ways; it was engrossing. They really needed at least eight episodes this season. While I get budget and logistic challenges; we simply needed more of the stories fleshed out. It feels like someone… Continue reading Game of Thrones Review Ep 5 S8 w Spoilers Tres 911 051319

Best Canadian Online Entertainment in 2019

A lot can be said about online entertainment around the world in 2019, as it continues to impress and improve in both quality and popularity at a rapid rate. Online entertainment is without doubt the number one source of entertainment in many countries around the world, one being Canada, where people have taken to it… Continue reading Best Canadian Online Entertainment in 2019

HBO Fahrenheit 451 Toronto Shoot Equals CASH for Toronto – 051618

  TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Economic data released today shows the financial impact HBO’s upcoming Fahrenheit 451 had on the province of Ontario. Over the course of filming, the production hired 1,700 Canadian cast, crew, and extras, spending more than $9.6M on local wages. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon, Sofia Boutella and… Continue reading HBO Fahrenheit 451 Toronto Shoot Equals CASH for Toronto – 051618

5 Movies You Should Watch On Canadian Netflix 090817

Netflix has spent the past few years ramping up its production of original series and movies. As a result, we’ve been blessed with the likes of Jessica Jones and Daredevil; Grace And Frankie; I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore; Stranger Things; and House Of Cards. We’ve also had the displeasure of watching… Continue reading 5 Movies You Should Watch On Canadian Netflix 090817

Dear Cornwall Ontario re: Ryan Gosling by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2015

It was quite amusing to see some local media get excited by our homey Ryan Gosling mentioning Cornwall on Saturday Night Live, a NBC comedic institution led by Canuck Lorne Michaels who hails from Winterpeg.   As many know Ryan, who was born in London, grew up here and got his break via Montreal.  … Continue reading Dear Cornwall Ontario re: Ryan Gosling by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2015

Sanjay Burman Remembers The Lighthearted Howard Schultz Who Died December 29, 2014

CFN – I think it was a show called ‘Sex Wars’ that first introduced me to the intellectually content produced by Lighthearted Entertainment. I was in high school. Puberty was taking over and my thoughts were on the busty host whose face is still a mystery. So were the guest composed of guys and girls… Continue reading Sanjay Burman Remembers The Lighthearted Howard Schultz Who Died December 29, 2014

Was Hubert Lacroix Hired to Dismantle the CBC by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 17, 2014

CFN – It seems that there’s a move a foot to kill the CBC.  And it’s coming from within. Hubert Lacroix, the reigning President of our Nation’s broadcaster looks like Gordon Gekko a business guy/bureaucrat brought in to dismantle the CBC one block at a time. He didn’t work his way up the broadcaster, but was… Continue reading Was Hubert Lacroix Hired to Dismantle the CBC by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 17, 2014

50 Shades of Jian Ghomeshi as He Lauches $50M Lawsuit Against the CBC Over Firing by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I love listening to Q with host Jian Ghomeshi.  I have had a long time love affair with CBC radio since I worked in the Arctic when I was young. There’s something about CBC radio that has always been special which is why I’m personally saddened yet at the same time pulling up… Continue reading 50 Shades of Jian Ghomeshi as He Lauches $50M Lawsuit Against the CBC Over Firing by Jamie Gilcig

Robertson Family Responds to A&E Suspension of Duck Dynasty Patriarch Phil Robertson’s Gay Comments in GQ

(photo: Duckcommander.com ) CFN – Isn’t it odd when those seeking their own rights and voices lash out and throw hissy fits at others that , my gosh, are diverse to their own?    Ten, twenty, thirty years ago it would be arrows and slings at Gay activists over issues like Gay Marriage, Gays in… Continue reading Robertson Family Responds to A&E Suspension of Duck Dynasty Patriarch Phil Robertson’s Gay Comments in GQ

So I Signed up for Broadcast Television After a Three Year Hiatus by Jamie Gilcig – September 23, 2013

CFN –  I did something I swore I’d never do this weekend.  I signed up for traditional TV signing with Shaw Direct instead of Bell or our local Cable company Cogeco.  (Bell didn’t answer their phone within 5 minutes and Cogeco is just wrong – a horrible company in my opinion.) It was an easy… Continue reading So I Signed up for Broadcast Television After a Three Year Hiatus by Jamie Gilcig – September 23, 2013

What is up with Coronation Street? Is the Legendary Show Going too PC? by Jamie Gilcig – August 14, 2013

CFN – Oy, what is it with Coronation Street and propping up the gargantuan feet of actress Sue Cleaver who plays Eileen Grimshaw on Coronation Street?  What?  What is it!!   It’s as mysterious as the secret to how they put the caramel in the Cadbury chocolate bars or why there are no Jewish characters… Continue reading What is up with Coronation Street? Is the Legendary Show Going too PC? by Jamie Gilcig – August 14, 2013

Getting OLDER by Comic, Actor, & Producer JASON STUART – June 2, 2013

CFN – What do I say about finding a new hill to climb?    I am  over 40 (OK, way over 40) and wondering where I fit in as a gay comedian, actor, as an artist …as a man. Friends are getting sick, my dad passed away and I realize time is passing and I can’t go back.… Continue reading Getting OLDER by Comic, Actor, & Producer JASON STUART – June 2, 2013

Kevin Spacey in Netflix House of Cards – The New Age of Television is Here – February 10, 2013

CFN – Netflix has been a very nimble and quirky company.   As film, television, and the internet merge like contagious diseases the former DVD mailing competitor that has survived Block Buster has now unveiled it’s own programming. Seeing the future Netflix jumped into the streaming of programming relying on feature films, documentaries and late… Continue reading Kevin Spacey in Netflix House of Cards – The New Age of Television is Here – February 10, 2013

Marcus & Maria on Coronation Street – Careless Whispers or Poppycock? What do Corrie Fans think & we ask the Experts!

CFN –  So do you just jump from Sausages to Seafood without blinking?  Well that’s what the writers of Coronation Street are pitching as the Marcus (Charlie Condou who according to Wikipedia has a Canadian boyfriend!)  & Maria  (Samia Smith)  story line evolves. Now gay characters have come a long way in television since the days of Paul… Continue reading Marcus & Maria on Coronation Street – Careless Whispers or Poppycock? What do Corrie Fans think & we ask the Experts!

Coronation Street (Corrie) Canada Round Up – Coke Kylie & Toe Rags – Sunday August 26, 2012

CFN – I like to do the full omnibus round up on Sundays and this week’s has been fun!  I’m going to have some weekly round up fan and hope my fellow Canadian Corrie fans ring in. Not sure about you guys, but this Stella and how mammarically gifted daughter can go anytime. The Ryan… Continue reading Coronation Street (Corrie) Canada Round Up – Coke Kylie & Toe Rags – Sunday August 26, 2012

Looking for TV News Anchor Starting in September 2012 in Cornwall Ontario – CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN – Seaway TV is putting out an audition call for two news anchors!    We are looking for one male and one female broadcaster to do a live week day broadcast starting in September here in Cornwall Ontario for our regional coverage. Must be fast on your feet and politically knowledgeable & Savvy! A… Continue reading Looking for TV News Anchor Starting in September 2012 in Cornwall Ontario – CLICK FOR DETAILS

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