And we thought he was great in "Away From Her"

Gordon Pinsent’s phrasing, in his plea for artists to be heard in the campaign debate about cultural funding, sounds like a tip of his hat to recent Maclean’s cover lines. “We know about Mr. Harper’s master plan, we know about Mr. Dion’s big idea,” said the iconic actor, echoing our three-cover election package last week. “But it would be hugely comfortable to know that we have a seat at that table – not just in the children’s section, not just below the salt, but right there, smack dab in the middle of the big meal.”

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