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Rainbow Stage performer keeps living while she’s dying

September 5, 2017

Catherine Wreford performs on stage every night, and nobody in the audience knows she is dying. The Winnipeg native has performed on stages throughout North America, including Broadway. But after being diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013, she decided to come home <…> Read more: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba

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CMF invests $362M in Canadian productions

CMF invests $362M in Canadian productions in 2016/17

September 5, 2017

While total investment dropped, funding triggered $1.4B in production activity, up slightly from the previous fiscal year. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca/2017/08/29/cmf-invests-362m-in-canadian-productions-in-201617/#ixzz4ro2kM9hA

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TIFF ’17: 20 Canadian producing teams selected for IFF

TIFF ’17: 20 Canadian producing teams selected for TIFF

September 5, 2017

Projects from Conquering Lion, Don Carmody Productions and Gearshift Films are heading to the coproduction market in September <…> Read more: http://playbackonline.ca/2017/08/29/tiff-17-20-canadian-producing-teams-selected-for-iff/#ixzz4ro1nvtBh

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Ground floor comedy

Ground Floor Comedy: An All Accessible Comedy Show

August 21, 2017

Saturday, September 9th at 9:30pm! Ground Floor Comedy is a completely accessible stand-up show made in honour of the late comedian & disability rights advocate Andre H Arruda. Hosted by Just For Laughs Homegrown winner Courtney Gilmour, this hilarious night of comedy featuring differently-abled comedians & Andre’s friends is a show that anyone can come…

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Fitness Business Canada

UFIT Canada Force Launching World Fitness Expo Toronto

August 21, 2017

Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation (UFIT) is a global social change movement, led by the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Fitness, Sport, Recreation & PE and IHRSA. UFIT aims to increase fitness opportunities for people with disabilities by connecting fitness clubs and centers; with local disability service providers and groups; and allied professionals. Read more: fitnessbusinesscanada.com

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INVICTUS-GAMES

Invictus Games Toronto 2017

August 1, 2017

Countdown until the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 is on! Just thought you might like to get a head start to map out your calendars on when you plan to attend. Please note that: ·  Opening and Closing ceremonies will be held at the Air Canada Centre ·  Archery will be held at Fort York ·  Golf…

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Praying with Lior

Lior Leibling – PRAYING WITH LIOR is a family story, a triumph story, a grief story, a divinely-inspired story.

July 26, 2017

The documentary film “Praying with Lior” poses difficult questions, such as what is “disability” and who really talks to God? Told with intimacy and humour, “Praying with Lior” is a family story, a triumph story, a grief story, a divinely-inspired story. Read more: http://desispeaks.com/lior-leibling/#wpcf7-f175-o1

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TIFF creates five-year plan to support female talent

July 13, 2017

By raising $3 million in the coming years, the organization aims to create new programs for female creators and producers. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca/2017/07/11/tiff-creates-five-year-plan-to-support-female-talent/#ixzz4ml3OUp9r

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Audio Described Play at the Fringe Festival with Touch Tour July 11 and 13

July 9, 2017

SEASONS, an inter-arts collaboration, weaves the external and internal cycles we confront in our lives, flavoured with humour, loss and new beginnings. The L’Arche Toronto Sol Express ensemble, together with four local artists and a musician, create a landscape of seasons over time. The play will be presented at the Al Green Theatre at the Miles…

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Dance Able – July 4th

June 21, 2017
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