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Searching for a Lost City, eyeing the wildlife of China, honoring the guru of better cities

And there’s more: friends and monsters connect long distance, wartime feelings that don’t go away and the real life of drug addicts
Tupper student Darwin Balino

Tupper Best Buddy Program helps students forge friendships

Grade 12 Tupper student Darwin Balino got involved in the Best Buddies club in order to bridge a divide that he felt existed between the Tupper Lifeskills class and the rest of the school. Once a...

A Danish Royal Affair, old Stand Up Guys, zombie Warm Bodies and film classics at four mini festivals

An English princess and a German doctor strike up a forbidden romance in Denmark in the Academy Award contender, A Royal Affair.

Lessons learned from my life's journey through 2011

Carina Clark reflects on a year of friendship and family with appreciation for the past and optimism for the future.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel

The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)

Incendies, Another Year, No Strings Attached, and more, plus a new film festival

Incendies is one of two exceptional films newly arrived this week. It’s our hope for the Oscars. (Read more).

My friend is gone

About two months ago, someone I cared deeply about took his own life. He was a young man in his early 30’s – and like most everyone who knew him, I had no idea how troubled he was, as he often wore...

Vancouver escorts lead leisurely, messed up lives

Coco Carlson, a high-class escort manager, usually enjoys a relaxed working day. After 10 am she goes online to update her business ads and chat in forums. As the sun sets over the sea outside her...

Carrie and the girls are back with Sex and the City 2

Carrie Bradshaw brings her three gal pals and her fashion sense to "the new Middle East". How does that work out? Also new in theatres: A Prince of Persia, four cute Babies and a grumpy Maid. (Read

Michelle Lang Laid to Rest

Today I attended Michelle Lang’s funeral. And what a heart wrenching event it was. I felt overwhelming sadness as I walked into the Italian Cultural Centre Hall. On the screens placed around the hall...