children

Top five Halloween safety tips

Halloween is a scary day, but it shouldn’t be an unsafe day. Kids of all ages will be out celebrating the spooky holiday, partying and trick-or-treating. The B.C. Injury and Prevention Unit reports...

Who pays for Vancouver's hockey riot damage?

On Wednesday night when the Canucks lost in game seven of the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins it was reminiscent of their 1994 defeat in game seven to the New York Rangers. The disappointing game...

Please keep your dogs off the beach. My children are playing.

If I took up fire twirling you wouldn't want me near your children. So can't you keep your dogs out of the dog-free area?

Dear Larry Gold, all I want for Christmas is my daughter to be pain free

Dear BC Children’s Hospital President Larry Gold, This time of year most children are writing their lists to Santa, asking for bikes, iPads, a new doll.  This year, my daughter is writing to...

Child hostage back home

  The three year old boy injured during a dramatic hostage taking overnight is back home with his family after undergoing surgery to repair a five-inch laceration to his left...

Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue speaks Wednesday night at the Vancouver Writers Festival

I catch Irish-Canadian author and Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue for a phone interview shortly after she gets to her hotel on Granville Island. We have about 30 minutes.

Why I love the World Cup

Swangard Stadium, Burnaby. A beautiful setting for the beautiful game. Call me shallow but, every year, in the fall, when I see the fields being lined and see players going out to play I am engulfed w

A fine conclusion to the Toy Story saga, Jonah Hex from the comics and fumbling for sex in Year of the Carnivore

Andy may have outgrown his toys but we haven’t, not in Toy Story 3. (Read more)

Excited

There are tons of jokes about the penis, and men and sexual dysfunction. If you have that problem, though, it's not a joke.

Suspicious circumstance leads police to ask public for help

Police are asking the public for assistance in identifying a man seen with his hands down his pants in a public setting, a man who was then seen talking with a child between the ages of 8 and 12 only