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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
Aug 26th, 2016
Meditation and chronic pain
If neither you nor anyone immediate to you has had chronic pain, it is nearly impossible to relate to.
Mar 7th, 2012
B.C. judge orders fast trial for woman challenging laws against assisted suicide
ALS sufferer pressing for right to "die with dignity".
Aug 3rd, 2011
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)
Oct 13th, 2010
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
Sep 30th, 2010