Canadian Stage 2013-2014 season includes Robert Lepage, hits from New York and London

The return of Robert Lepage, a hit Broadway comedy and the latest sensation from London highlight the 2013-2014 season of the Canadian Stage Company, reported the Toronto Star Nov. 27.…Two shows at Berkeley Street and two productions at the High Park Amphitheatre reflect the increasing interaction between Canadian Stage and York University, highlighting the work of the inaugural participants of York’s Master of Fine Arts in Stage Direction, in collaboration with Canadian Stage, Ted Witzel and Ker Wells. Read full story.

Mining brains
There is a complicated and changing market for intellectual capital as an input to the mining industry. Public sector institutions are major players. Universities train engineers and geologists. York University’s Schulich School of Business is now planning a Master of Business Administration in Global Mining Management, reported the Republic of Mining Nov. 27. Even basic training that companies once did themselves on-the-job has been outsourced to colleges as common core training. Read full story.

Toronto critics to award $100K prize for best Canadian film
The award for best Canadian film, presented annually by the Toronto Film Critics’ Association, has just become Canada’s richest film honour, with the prize pot increased to $100,000 on Tuesday, reported CBC News Nov. 27.…Also up for grabs is the Manulife Financial Student Film Award ($5,000), presented to a short film selected from student submissions by York University, Humber College, Ryerson University and Sheridan College. Read full story.