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Toronto house was where Black Christmas was filmed — and the slasher

Toronto house was where Black Christmas was filmed — and the slasher

first_imgGriffin’s new family included Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin and more, as well as the film director Bob Clark. Before the successes of A Christmas Story and Porky’s, Clark had recently moved to Toronto from the United States and was making his first Canadian feature film. Advertisement Advertisement Twitter This house on Clarendon Cres. in Toronto was used in the 1974 cult horror film Black Christmas. (CARLOS OSORIO / TORONTO STAR) LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment center_img Login/Register With: Facebook Unnoticed by passersby and often unmarked by plaques, numerous Toronto addresses with big parts to play in cultural history sit mostly uncelebrated. In our series Local Legends, we tell you about them and put them on your mental map.In the early 1970s, actress Lynne Griffin was in her early 20s and establishing herself as an ingénue type on Toronto and Stratford stages, in the early days of Canadian theatre. After coming off of the world premiere of David French’s family drama Leaving Home at Tarragon Theatre, Griffin’s next project introduced her to a new group of sisters in a stately home not far from the Tarragon, in the neighbourhood of St. Clair Ave. W. and Avenue Rd.“I remember it as a very, very friendly place. That was one of the fun things about working on a project over a number of weeks, you really get to feel like those people were part of your family. Especially when you’re going to a house every day, it really starts to feel like your family home,” Griffin told the Star. Advertisementlast_img read more

First Nation school reopens after mould removed educational consultant fired

First Nation school reopens after mould removed educational consultant fired

first_imgSakastew School in Mathias Colomb First Nation has reopened after mould treatment.Kathleen MartensAPTN NewsA northern Manitoba First Nation has reopened a school that was closed after fears about toxic, black mould.The chief and council of Mathias Colomb also terminated the contract of the educational consultant who closed the school, and disbanded the education authority that hired him, APTN News has learned.“They forced me out,” said Guy Dumas, who shared the notice of Feb. 19 termination he received via email with APTN.“It’s just because I spoke up, but I have no regrets.”READ the email terminating Guy Dumas.Dumas, who is a band member but lives off reserve, was a director of education consultant for the Mathias Colomb Education Authority when he shuttered Sakastew School on Dec. 4 after learning about black and green mould in two rooms and maybe more.He linked the discovery with what he said were high numbers of children missing classes due to health issues.“They disbanded the Pukatawagan board of education, too,” Dumas said of band leadership.“Board members are elected by the people (but) they are putting in their own people.”Guy Dumas shared this photo from when he worked inside Sakastew School.A band councillor confirmed over the phone the kindergarten to Grade 12 school was reopened Feb. 25.But she declined to do an interview with APTN, saying she had a meeting.Dumas questioned whether the school should have re-opened.He said he has since learned about physical and mental dangers associated with mould and hoped the school’s closure spurred parents to educate themselves about the impact on their children.“They intend to keep the brown building I was closing down open,” he said of council.“Mould is mould, they say.”No one from the band’s administration has spoken publicly since APTN first reported the school was closed.Dumas hired a company from Winnipeg, about 800 kilometres southeast of the Cree community, to remove mould from the school.READ the motion disbanding the education board.A spokesperson for Indigenous Services Canada confirmed Monday those mould “remediation efforts at the school are now complete.‎“The First Nation has informed us that the school reopened on February 25, 2019 and students are back in class,” the department added in an email.Dumas also wondered whether the band council had the power to disband the education board, which it did with a motion ending the board’s mandate effective Feb. 21.Indigenous Services was checking into that [email protected]@katmartelast_img read more