York physics grad Ian Harnarine (BSc ’02) had trouble with his microphone when he was called to the stage to pitch his film to a crowd of TIFF industry insiders as part of the 13th annual Telefilm Canada Pitch This! contest. Harnadine was one of six teams pitching their feature film ideas for a chance to win $10,000, reported the Toronto Star Sept. 12. The technological snafu didn’t hurt his pitch – Harnarine’s first feature-length film, Doubles with Slight Pepper, won the coveted prize. Read full story.
7 questions you need to answer for a secure retirement
There are many good personal finance writers, and in previous columns I have recommended many of them, and their books. One author who has not received a great deal of press in the United States, but who is well respected among financial experts and financial planners, is Moshe Milevsky, a professor at York University in Toronto, wrote columnist Elliot Raphaelson in the Chicago Tribune Sept. 11. Raphaelson was reviewing Milevsky’s latest book The 7 Most Important Equations for Your Retirement. Read full story.