More than 100,000 Canadian teenagers have played the Canadian Improv Games since they were co-founded in 1977 by Jamie Wyllie. This improvisational acting competition, which runs across the country and culminates in national finals in Ottawa, has been a life-changing experience for many of its participants, helping them find their voices.
Pianist, accompanist, teacher, people person. Born on June 14, 1924, in Vancouver; died on May 6, 2014, in Mississauga, Ont., from complications after a fall, aged 89.When she was 21, Edith Meek travelled alone from Vancouver to Toronto to study piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She went on a full scholarship, with very little money but with a determined spirit.