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Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and a traumatic teen drama
Also a couple of small but amiable comedies, one of them Canadian
Apr 2nd, 2020
Two big Hollywood sequels and a batch of worthy indies
Reviews of 'Terminator Genisys', 'Magic Mike XXL', 'Infinitely Polar Bear', 'The Overnight', 'The Wolfpack' and 'Martin’s Pink Pickle.'
Jul 2nd, 2015
UPDATE: Lesley Gore, who died today at 68, remembered in 2012 video with Sia and Lena Dunham
Lesley Gore passed away today at the age of 68. Her 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me,” inspired a generation.
Oct 21st, 2014
The Transformers overwhelms with excess, while On the Line takes on Northern Gateway
Mark Wahlberg thinks the new Transformers film will be the biggest of the year.
Jun 26th, 2014
Getting on the bus with pro-lifers and "March for Life" at BC's Parliament
“We've got room on the bus if you want a ride," the spokesperson for Abbotsford Right to Life said.
May 10th, 2013
Republicans and Iranian government in heated idiot contest over women's and animal rights
Well, folks, it is officially heating up. And I’m not referring to this non-event of a winter we’ve had. The race for dumbest jerk on the planet is in full swing, with Republicans and the Iranian...
Feb 5th, 2013
Politicizing abortion a profoundly stupid idea
With Rick Santorum somehow surging in the polls, this election cycle has become strangely about social issues, sidelining more pressing topics, such as the economy and the environment. However, it...
Feb 24th, 2012
Rethinking abortion, capital punishment, and homosexuality
Why would those who defend unborn children support capital punishment?
Nov 26th, 2011
Tories do damage control after abortion gaffe
DECISION 2011: Harper insists it's a dead issue after candidate makes funding comment.
The Canadian Press
Apr 21st, 2011
Sex education and abortion information blocked on BC Ferries' Wi-Fi
Abortion may be legal in Canada, but passengers on BC Ferries don't have the choice to access information about it.
Feb 3rd, 2011