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Douglas Shimizu

Douglas Shimizu is Vancouver born and raised. After a decade in Japan, he is back in town, working at Alma Mater UBC.

The PNE's Star Trek: The Exhibition a dream come true for Trekkies in Vancouer

Die-hard fans and curious visitors alike will revel in the Star Trek universe brought to Vancouver by the PNE.

Flow into the Filipino martial art of Kali

As you head down the stairs, the hypnotic clack-clack rhythm of the rattan sticks gets louder. Once your eyes adjust from the dark stairwell into the basement studio, you can make out several pairs...