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Set Stylist Janice Blackie-Goodine

Janice Blackie-Goodine is thrilled that her next project, Flicka, is shooting in the Okanagan. She recently returned to Summerland after several months filming Twilight in rainy Squamish. A talented painter, Janice realized the movie industry…

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Full-Day Kindergarten: Pass or Fail?

The announcement that all children in BC would be offered full-day kindergarten by September 2011 garnered mixed reaction on all fronts. One year into the program, stakeholder reactions are more united. Would five full-days be too much for kindergarten-aged children? Would kindergarten children be safe in school playgrounds? Would there be a new curriculum that looked like a mini Grade 1? Were there enough trained teachers? Was there enough time to prepare for opening some classes in September 2010? Feelings among parents varied greatly. Some thought their children’s preschool experience was more than enough preparation for the challenges and...

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Paddleboard Parable

Nike’s famous slogan, “Just do it,” has always been a favourite of mine. It’s a modern take on carpe diem, strike while the iron’s hot, or make hay while the sun shines. It even makes me think of my bucket list. Sometimes you have to …

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Prop Man Dean Goodine

Property master Dean Goodine learned hands-on from some of the best in the industry on sets like Unforgiven. He ensures anything an actor moves or uses is ready, era-authentic and fits how the character. It can be nerve-racking…

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