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Baby beluga sired by Vancouver Aquarium male dies at SeaWorld San Antonio
The calf spent the first three weeks of its life in a tank under "round the clock" care from SeaWorld staff.
Jul 14th, 2015
Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival
A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales
Oct 6th, 2014
Remembering Raylene Rankin
She started thinking about mortality and how to stop being afraid of the ultimate fear.
Oct 2nd, 2012
Support for New Democrats surges in wake of Layton's death: Poll
In BC, party is six points ahead of Tories. But it's not clear if the sentimental bounce will last.
Aug 31st, 2011
Rick Rypien and the modern concussion epidemic
The tributes began pouring in yesterday morning from former teammates and opponents, confirming that recently deceased former Canuck Rick Rypien was respected throughout the NHL, in spite of his...
Aug 17th, 2011
The Help, The Whistleblower, 30 Minutes or Less, Final Destination 5 and a catch-up look at the new Planet of the Apes movie
Racial segregation in Mississippi is the subject. Light and easy-to-take is the tone. Does that work in The Help? (read more)
Aug 12th, 2011
Pedestrian involved in collision passes away
A 52 year old Vancouver man that was critically injured in a collision at about 3 a.m. on June 26th in the 100 block E. Hastings Street has, sadly, succumbed to his injuries. His name is not being...
Jul 4th, 2011
St. John's Hospice can't find its roots at UBC
Over 200 upset condo residents have signed a petition to stop construction of a two-level 15-bed hospice at UBC, The Province reports. Construction for St. John's Hospice at the Northeast corner of...
Jan 13th, 2011
Hereafter, Paranormal Activity 2, Score: A Hockey Musical, Stone, Conviction and Tales From The Golden Age
In Hereafter, Matt Damon already knows more about what happens after we die than that new book he’s reading. Does the film enlighten us? (Read more)
Oct 21st, 2010
Body discovered in Stanley Park
Vancouver Police are investigating the discovery of a body found in Stanley Park. Police got the call just after 9:30 a.m. and have cordoned off the area. Police say, "it is still...
Jun 23rd, 2010