Alias Grace: An ambitious, almost brilliant Margaret Atwood adaptation

It’s incumbent on anyone writing about the CBC adaptation of Alias Grace to mention that the Hulu adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale. Not because both productions are, always, companion pieces adapted from exactly the same writer, but since the viewer will be considering the latter when watching the former. It is not long until the … [Read more…]

Microsoft sees growth potential in Vancouver, president States

Microsoft President Brad Smith says the tech provider anticipates growing past the 750 jobs it originally expected to make in Vancouver. Smith said when the firm opened its Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre, now called Microsoft Vancouver, in June 2016, it expected hiring about 750 workers. Presently, a spokesman said 800 employees are employed throughout product … [Read more…]