BC history

The Great Wall, not so great, A Cure for Wellness, slow acting, and real BC history at The End of the Road

Also salutations in film for Gordon Pinsent and the return of an Oscar contender named Ove

Study on B.C. First Nations stone tools finds glacier brought mountain to man

In ancient times the mountain came to First Nations - and helped them build tools.

Once upon a night in Fort Langley...

In late September, I took a step back a century and delved into Canada's history at the Fort Langley National Historic Site.

The Peerless: the paddlewheeler that could

Not only did "The Peerless" make it down the Thompson River from Savona to Spences Bridge, but she also, eventually, made it back upriver again.

Black history in Vancouver: Who was Joe Fortes?

February is Black History Month, and with it comes the tale of shipman, lifeguard and hero of the Bay, Seraphim "Joe" Fortes.

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 11: Sunday

Another very busy day at VIFF brings us two BC athletes, unexpected blasts at education and a kind of green energy and a harrowing and mysterious pre-Holocaust story. (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 10: Saturday

My best bets for Saturday at VIFF can’t be contained in a short list. From Juliet Binoche to Carlos the Jackal, comedies, art and even hockey, there’s just too much. (read more)