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Climbing menopause mountain with Sandra Shamas

Comedic writer Sandra Shamas’s journey through menopause was a lonely and isolating experience.

In vintage Shamas style, though, she’s made it a little less lonely and isolating for the rest of us — and a heck of a lot funnier — with her latest show, The Big What Now, which ended a successful run in Toronto earlier this year and is now ready to hit the road.

Book explores disgraced pathologist’s trail of destruction

Writer John Chipman first knew he had to write about the case of disgraced pathologist Charles Smith 10 years ago.

He had been listening to a radio report about one of the 17 people that Smith’s incompetent and intentionally misleading autopsies had helped wrongfully convict during his decade as chief pathologist at the Ontario Pediatric Forensic Pathology Unit.