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Who will save the Paramount Theatre?

In Culture, Movies on February 23, 2012 at 3:23 pm

An event in Ottawa hopes to bring support to a threatened building, and a struggling community

Across Canada, communities are slogging through an economic downturn. Industrial cities are particularly hard-hit during such times: when their primary means of employment collapses, it often leads to moments of profound soul-searching. Saint John, NB is one such case: a city trying to find itself in the midst of tumultuous times. There are some in the area who want to find opportunity in this situation, but it’s the question of “how” that’s at issue. Read the rest of this entry »