Toronto

CanCon at the Oscars: Christopher Plummer is long overdue for an Academy victory [National Post]

Designing a new future for Ontario Place [Globe & Mail]

Amateurs take on the Bard [Inside Toronto]

Toronto’s Bloor Cinema to reopen its doors in March [National Post]

Actress dives into cultural history [Leader-Post]

Toronto’s talented blows away BIA judges [Inside Toronto]

Maggie Helwig’s Girls Fall Down Named Toronto Public Library’s One Book for 2012 [Quill & Quire]

Regent Park dance studio heralds culture of change [CBC]

Ottawa

Finalists named for Ottawa arts awards [Ottawa Citizen]

Nuit Blanche Ottawa reveals theme, issues call to artists [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawa and Gatineau have to pull together to create a great capital, says a recently published book [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawa’s Versefest will be bigger and better the second time around [Montreal Gazette]

National

Pierre Juneau, advocate for Canadian content, dead at 89 [Globe & Mail]

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