Two sad events occurred on this day: 1982 — Canadian race car driver Gilles Villeneuve is killed in a crash in a high-speed qualifying race for the Belgian Grand Prix. 1984 — Former Canadian soldier Denis Lortie goes on a shooting spree inside the National Assembly in Quebec, killing three and wounding 13.
So there I was, comfortably settled into the high-back cinema seat armed with a vat of overpriced popcorn and a garbage pail sized soft drink looking forward to finding out what John Steed and Emma Peel would get up to in this modern remake of The Avengers. Strangely the remake bears absolutely no resemblance toContinue reading “The Avengers”
EXPO 67 was a magical time in Montreal. If you were around for it, or if you’ve taken an interest in it since, you probably know that there are many great websites devoted to the fair. This one created by Daniel Morency is based on the official EXPO 67 Guide. A little nostalgia never hurt.