PopMuse: Canada News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Five key ingredients for the perfect Hallmark holiday movie https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/five-key-ingredients-for-the-perfect-hallmark-holiday-movie/ https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/five-key-ingredients-for-the-perfect-hallmark-holiday-movie/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:51:48 UTC Postmedia News at canada.com Christmas is still more than a month away, but many festive fanatics are already weeks deep into the holiday season — thanks to a tinsel-trimmed plethora of made-for-TV movies. Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas kicked off Nov. 1 on W Network and continues through Jan. 1. The films have become increasingly popular among the cosy […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Five key ingredients for the perfect Hallmark holiday movie https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/five-key-ingredients-for-the-perfect-hallmark-holiday-movie/ https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/five-key-ingredients-for-the-perfect-hallmark-holiday-movie/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:51:48 UTC Postmedia News at canada.com Christmas is still more than a month away, but many festive fanatics are already weeks deep into the holiday season — thanks to a tinsel-trimmed plethora of made-for-TV movies. Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas kicked off Nov. 1 on W Network and continues through Jan. 1. The films have become increasingly popular among the cosy […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Inside three of Toronto’s best hotel suites https://o.canada.com/travel/inside-three-of-torontos-best-hotel-suites/ https://o.canada.com/travel/inside-three-of-torontos-best-hotel-suites/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:17:44 UTC Vaughn Stafford Gray at canada.com Tourism in Toronto has always been vibrant, and from its dawn, inns and hotels began springing up across the city. Although all our city’s hotel rooms are good, only a few are exquisite and truly earn the title “suite”. Three of the best can be found at the Hotel Four Seasons, the Fairmont Royal York, and Hotel X Toronto. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Inside three of Toronto’s best hotel suites https://o.canada.com/travel/inside-three-of-torontos-best-hotel-suites/ https://o.canada.com/travel/inside-three-of-torontos-best-hotel-suites/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:17:44 UTC Vaughn Stafford Gray at canada.com Tourism in Toronto has always been vibrant, and from its dawn, inns and hotels began springing up across the city. Although all our city’s hotel rooms are good, only a few are exquisite and truly earn the title “suite”. Three of the best can be found at the Hotel Four Seasons, the Fairmont Royal York, and Hotel X Toronto. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Robert Harris’s novel The Second Sleep compared to Handmaid’s Tale https://o.canada.com/news/robert-harriss-novel-the-second-sleep-compared-to-handmaids-tale/ https://o.canada.com/news/robert-harriss-novel-the-second-sleep-compared-to-handmaids-tale/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:52:06 UTC Postmedia News at canada.com LONDON, ENGLAND — The movie has one of the most famous endings in Hollywood history — and even today, even among film buffs already aware of what they’ll be seeing, that final scene from Planet of the Apes remains a shocker. So what’s the connection with Robert Harris’s stunning new thriller, The Second Sleep? Simply […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Robert Harris’s novel The Second Sleep compared to Handmaid’s Tale https://o.canada.com/news/robert-harriss-novel-the-second-sleep-compared-to-handmaids-tale/ https://o.canada.com/news/robert-harriss-novel-the-second-sleep-compared-to-handmaids-tale/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:52:06 UTC Postmedia News at canada.com LONDON, ENGLAND — The movie has one of the most famous endings in Hollywood history — and even today, even among film buffs already aware of what they’ll be seeing, that final scene from Planet of the Apes remains a shocker. So what’s the connection with Robert Harris’s stunning new thriller, The Second Sleep? Simply […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ New technology raises dead actors — and ethical questions https://o.canada.com/entertainment/movies/new-technology-raises-dead-actors-and-ethical-questions/ https://o.canada.com/entertainment/movies/new-technology-raises-dead-actors-and-ethical-questions/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:37:48 UTC Postmedia News at canada.com Had Tom Hanks taken leave of his senses? Some 15 years ago, he came up with this bizarre notion that Meryl Streep portray Abraham Lincoln on screen. Hanks figured that if Streep ever wanted to play the Great Emancipator, she have the chance, taking advantage of the same motion-capture technology that had transformed him into […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ New technology raises dead actors — and ethical questions https://o.canada.com/entertainment/movies/new-technology-raises-dead-actors-and-ethical-questions/ https://o.canada.com/entertainment/movies/new-technology-raises-dead-actors-and-ethical-questions/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:37:48 UTC Postmedia News at canada.com Had Tom Hanks taken leave of his senses? Some 15 years ago, he came up with this bizarre notion that Meryl Streep portray Abraham Lincoln on screen. Hanks figured that if Streep ever wanted to play the Great Emancipator, she have the chance, taking advantage of the same motion-capture technology that had transformed him into […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Skip winter in Florida and spend it in Alabama instead https://o.canada.com/news/skip-winter-in-florida-and-spend-it-in-alabama-instead/ https://o.canada.com/news/skip-winter-in-florida-and-spend-it-in-alabama-instead/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:02:51 UTC Elizabeth Chorney-Booth at canada.com While my friends and family are back in Canada are shoveling snow and dodging sub-zero temperatures as they dash from place to place, I find myself walking barefoot down a white sugar-sand beach, sandals in hand. The water laps gently at my feet and while there’s a little bit of activity at marina down the […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Skip winter in Florida and spend it in Alabama instead https://o.canada.com/news/skip-winter-in-florida-and-spend-it-in-alabama-instead/ https://o.canada.com/news/skip-winter-in-florida-and-spend-it-in-alabama-instead/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:02:51 UTC Elizabeth Chorney-Booth at canada.com While my friends and family are back in Canada are shoveling snow and dodging sub-zero temperatures as they dash from place to place, I find myself walking barefoot down a white sugar-sand beach, sandals in hand. The water laps gently at my feet and while there’s a little bit of activity at marina down the […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Get spooked at the most haunted hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake https://o.canada.com/news/get-spooked-at-the-most-haunted-hotels-in-niagara-on-the-lake/ https://o.canada.com/news/get-spooked-at-the-most-haunted-hotels-in-niagara-on-the-lake/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:01:10 UTC Corey Deeth at canada.com Looking for a spook this November? Head to Niagara-on-the-Lake to experience some of the most haunted hotels in the province. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Get spooked at the most haunted hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake https://o.canada.com/news/get-spooked-at-the-most-haunted-hotels-in-niagara-on-the-lake/ https://o.canada.com/news/get-spooked-at-the-most-haunted-hotels-in-niagara-on-the-lake/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:01:10 UTC Corey Deeth at canada.com Looking for a spook this November? Head to Niagara-on-the-Lake to experience some of the most haunted hotels in the province. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Anjelica’s 22 Minute Workout brings back the '80s — Spandex and all https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/anjelicas-22-minute-workout-brings-back-the-80s-spandex-and-all/ https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/anjelicas-22-minute-workout-brings-back-the-80s-spandex-and-all/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:03:32 UTC Melissa Hank at canada.com Remember the 20 Minute Workout? In the 1980s, the aerobics show featured Spandex-clad women purring suggestive instructions and doing cheeky exercises while cameras leered nearby. Basically, for a certain segment of the population, it invoked sweat for decidedly non-aerobic reasons. But, it was fun. Not only did you get a good workout, but the music […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Anjelica’s 22 Minute Workout brings back the '80s — Spandex and all https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/anjelicas-22-minute-workout-brings-back-the-80s-spandex-and-all/ https://o.canada.com/entertainment/television/anjelicas-22-minute-workout-brings-back-the-80s-spandex-and-all/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:03:32 UTC Melissa Hank at canada.com Remember the 20 Minute Workout? In the 1980s, the aerobics show featured Spandex-clad women purring suggestive instructions and doing cheeky exercises while cameras leered nearby. Basically, for a certain segment of the population, it invoked sweat for decidedly non-aerobic reasons. But, it was fun. Not only did you get a good workout, but the music […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Weekly Travel Roundup: Everyone should try sharing an Airbnb with a complete stranger https://o.canada.com/travel/weekly-travel-roundup-everyone-should-try-sharing-an-airbnb-with-a-complete-stranger/ https://o.canada.com/travel/weekly-travel-roundup-everyone-should-try-sharing-an-airbnb-with-a-complete-stranger/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:49:38 UTC Lisa Felepchuk at canada.com Plus, four other travel stories that were trending on Canada.com this week. Canada is a big place and so is the internet. You can’t be expected to read all of the travel news out there. Each week, we round-up five of the most-read travel stories on Canada.com. Here’s what everyone was clicking on this week. […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Weekly Travel Roundup: Everyone should try sharing an Airbnb with a complete stranger https://o.canada.com/travel/weekly-travel-roundup-everyone-should-try-sharing-an-airbnb-with-a-complete-stranger/ https://o.canada.com/travel/weekly-travel-roundup-everyone-should-try-sharing-an-airbnb-with-a-complete-stranger/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:49:38 UTC Lisa Felepchuk at canada.com Plus, four other travel stories that were trending on Canada.com this week. Canada is a big place and so is the internet. You can’t be expected to read all of the travel news out there. Each week, we round-up five of the most-read travel stories on Canada.com. Here’s what everyone was clicking on this week. […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ These are the longest flights you can take from Canada's largest airports https://o.canada.com/travel/these-are-the-longest-flights-you-can-take-from-canadas-largest-airports/ https://o.canada.com/travel/these-are-the-longest-flights-you-can-take-from-canadas-largest-airports/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:01:35 UTC Mark Stachiew at canada.com Last month, Australian airline Qantas set a record for the world’s longest commercial flight when it flew passengers 16,200 kilometres on a test run between Sydney and New York in a staggering 19 hour and 16-minute of flying time. Canadian travellers don’t have any non-stop flights from this country that are anywhere close to setting […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ These are the longest flights you can take from Canada's largest airports https://o.canada.com/travel/these-are-the-longest-flights-you-can-take-from-canadas-largest-airports/ https://o.canada.com/travel/these-are-the-longest-flights-you-can-take-from-canadas-largest-airports/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:01:35 UTC Mark Stachiew at canada.com Last month, Australian airline Qantas set a record for the world’s longest commercial flight when it flew passengers 16,200 kilometres on a test run between Sydney and New York in a staggering 19 hour and 16-minute of flying time. Canadian travellers don’t have any non-stop flights from this country that are anywhere close to setting […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Four unique ways to discover Western Newfoundland on your next visit https://o.canada.com/news/four-unique-ways-to-discover-western-newfoundland-on-your-next-visit/ https://o.canada.com/news/four-unique-ways-to-discover-western-newfoundland-on-your-next-visit/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:00:50 UTC Shelley Cameron-McCarron at canada.com Trying to narrow down things to do in Western Newfoundland can be daunting: it’s a huge, spectacular region, home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Gros Morne National Park and L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, and entices with almost endless experiences, from world class hiking throughout the Long Range Mountains to coastal communities […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Four unique ways to discover Western Newfoundland on your next visit https://o.canada.com/news/four-unique-ways-to-discover-western-newfoundland-on-your-next-visit/ https://o.canada.com/news/four-unique-ways-to-discover-western-newfoundland-on-your-next-visit/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:00:50 UTC Shelley Cameron-McCarron at canada.com Trying to narrow down things to do in Western Newfoundland can be daunting: it’s a huge, spectacular region, home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Gros Morne National Park and L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, and entices with almost endless experiences, from world class hiking throughout the Long Range Mountains to coastal communities […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/