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Jeffrey Hodgson

Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as Trump surges to victory

09 Nov 2016

TORONTO/WELLINGTON Canada's main immigration website remained down on Wednesday and New Zealand reported increased traffic to its website for residency visas from U.S. nationals as Donald Trump surged to victory in the U.S. presidential election.

Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as Trump lead grows

09 Nov 2016

TORONTO/WELLINGTON Canada's main immigration website appeared to crash and New Zealand reported increased traffic from U.S. nationals as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump inched closer to the White House on Wednesday.

Race issues, election give relevance to 'LBJ' biopic: director

16 Sep 2016

TORONTO Racial tensions in the United States and a polarized electorate make a new film about President Lyndon B Johnson relevant for modern audiences, director Rob Reiner says.

Sex reassignment thriller causes waves at Toronto film festival

15 Sep 2016

TORONTO The director and star of a film about a hitman who is put through gender reassignment surgery by a relative of one of his victims defended the project as it had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday.

Sex reassignment thriller causes waves at Toronto film festival

15 Sep 2016

TORONTO The director and star of a film about a hitman who is put through gender reassignment surgery by a relative of one of his victims defended the project as it had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday. | Video

'Deepwater Horizon' makers say authenticity a priority for film

15 Sep 2016

TORONTO A top priority for a new movie about the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was ensuring it accurately depicted the disaster that killed 11 workers, its director and main actor said. | Video

'Hotel Rwanda' director revisits historic tragedy in 'The Promise'

12 Sep 2016

TORONTO A new film that addresses the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War One is meant to spur discussion about a historical tragedy that still has the power to stir political tensions, its director says.

New Amanda Knox film meant to push past headlines, makers say

12 Sep 2016

TORONTO A new documentary about Amanda Knox, an American who was cleared of the murder of her British roommate after multiple trials in Italy, is meant to push past the sensational coverage of the case and understand the real people involved, its directors say.

'A United Kingdom' tells historic tale of love defying prejudice

10 Sep 2016

TORONTO A new film about the true story of an African king and white British woman whose marriage triggered a political crisis is first and foremost a love story, its star and director said.

Trudeau's Canadian honeymoon cut short by oil crash, economic woes

25 Jan 2016

TORONTO With growth fading, oil prices in freefall and a currency having touched a 12-year low, Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces an early end to his political honeymoon, confronted by an economic slump with no easy exit.

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