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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
Feb 17th, 2017
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.
The Canadian Press
Sep 20th, 2015
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.
Nov 6th, 2013
Students from Macdonald and the Aboriginal Focus School match wits with Thomas Berger
Justice Berger speaks with Aboriginal students.
May 3rd, 2013
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.
Apr 4th, 2013
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.
Feb 2nd, 2012
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)
Oct 10th, 2010
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)
Oct 9th, 2010