ALS

Home invasion blunders, a singer battling cancer and a Latin American film festival

Also a football player’s ALS fight and a chilly but amusing Scandinavian revenge plot

Meditation and chronic pain

If neither you nor anyone immediate to you has had chronic pain, it is nearly impossible to relate to.

B.C. judge orders fast trial for woman challenging laws against assisted suicide

ALS sufferer pressing for right to "die with dignity".

Vancouver International Film Festival picks for day 14: Wednesday

My VIFF picks for Wednesday start once again with Canadian films, two very good ones that couldn't be any more different (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 3

Volkmar Richter’s best bets for Saturday at VIFF include a celebrated acting performance by Javier Bardem, a rousing equal pay campaign, a violent samurai battle and real soldiers fighting in Afghanis