Ghomeshi’s goofy sense of humour and humility is part of his easy-going charm, and his ability to appeal to a broad audience has made him a household name in Canada. But in his new memoir, titled 1982 after his life-changing 15th year, his avuncular nature is a major hindrance. Illustration by Chloe Cushman
“They grew up so fast,” says Helen Zukerman, reminiscing about the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, which celebrates its 20th birthday Thursday night. In honour of the mitzvah, festival founder Zukerman shared with Ben Kaplan her 20 favourite memories of the past two decades. It’s a Canadian success story, with a side of schmaltz.