Dev Patel Aims For An Oscar In 'Lion'

The Slumdog star comes full circle at TIFF 2016 with a poignant true story that should be a contender come awards season. It’s early September and there’s an air of déjà vu at the Toronto International Film Festival. About an hour ago, a film called Lion had its world premiere at the Scotiabank Theatre and now a group of journalists have gathered in the HSBC Gallery at the TIFF Bell Lightbox waiting for the film


Beat Your Burn-Out: Achieve More By Doing Less

Take note: It’s not how much we do; it’s how we do it. Do, do do! Go, go, go! Do you ever feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do? Do you get anxious thinking of your never-ending to-do list? Do you feel overworked like you're operating in a frenzied flurry with things pulling you in several directions at once? With so much technology that’s supposed to help make our lives easier, why are so many people on the brink of a b


The Mental Side Of Physical Abuse

Physical abuse has always been the go-to discipline tool in our culture. However we take a closer look at the long lasting effects of corporal punishment that we may not be aware of.  Four years ago, 14-year-old Mohammed Ismail died in hospital. Ten days prior, his teacher made him do more than 200 sit-ups as punishment for fighting with another student. It was physical punishment meant to deter such violent behaviour in the clas


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