by Brendan Kelly, BA’85 It’s safe to say that no other franco Québécois comic followed the same route into the stand-up biz as Virginie Fortin, BA’08. She was recently a finalist for Discovery of the Year at the Gala les Oliviers, Quebec’s annual comedy awards. Fortin was a cast member on SNL Québec, the local [...]
Alex Trebek isn’t the only Canadian who plays a vital role on Jeopardy! Billy Wisse, BA’84, MA’94, is the head writer for the beloved and brainy game show.
Mitch Garber, BA’86, has accomplished a lot by being “good,” in many things but not “great” in any one thing. He is unguarded on every subject but one — resurrecting the Montreal Expos.
Jamil Juma, BSc(AgrEng)’02, calls China home and has lived in Kenya, Kazakhstan and Congo. All that travelling has influenced JUMA, the fashion line he runs with his sister, Alia.
CBC’s Second World War drama X Company is one of winter’s most hotly anticipated new TV shows. Co-creator Stephanie Morgenstern, BA’88, describes how the show came to be.
As a lawyer and a sports fan who idolized Michael Jordan, Ram Padmanabhan, BA’90, landed a dream job. He is the vice president of financial and general counsel for the NBA’s Chicago Bulls.
Linda Cho, BA’95, is one of the hottest costume designers in the theatre world. She says part of the credit goes to a costume construction class she once took at McGill.
A veteran of the Harry Potter film franchise, Chloë Grysole, BA’98, is the general manager for visual effects powerhouse Cinesite’s new Montreal branch.
Sportsnet calls Matt Nichol, BEd’98, “hockey’s best trainer” and his clients include NHL stars like Tyler Seguin. Pretty impressive for a guy who “felt like a fraud” when he began working in hockey.
When violence hits home, Sarah Flatto, BA’09, is there to help victims and survivors of abuse find life-changing support.