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Canada to reject Kyoto Protocol extension

Conservatives make their position clear on Kyoto: no commitment from Canada.

Toyota recalls 940 Prius hybrid cars in Canada for possible steering problems

TORONTO -- Toyota Canada says it's recalling about 940 first-generation Prius hybrid cars across the country for faulty steering caused by a nut that may come loose. The automaker says the recall...

Paul, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Dogtooth, When We Leave, I Saw the Devil

Seth Rogen is the voice of a space alien named Paul in a funny new film by England’s Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (read more)

Christmas bread in Vancouver

After living in North America for most of my life, I moved to a hot climate where every single day was about 30 degrees.   While living in warm weather definitely had its advantages, the...

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)

Countdown to Zero, Winnebago Man, Soul Kitchen, Flipped and Resident Evil in 3D

We don’t worry about the bomb as much these days. Countdown to Zero argues the threat is just as big as ever. (Read more)

Holland and Spain will play for the World Cup

Holland were the first team to advance to the final as they beat Uruguay in the first semi final. The Dutch came into this game without holding midfielder Nigel De Jong due to suspension. Uruguay...

World Cup party on Granville for Spain vs Germany semi-final

Spectators watched Spain and Germany playing in World Cup Semi-Final game from green astro turf at Georgia and Granville today. Lunch break brought gathering crowds to listen to...

Weird around the world

A bionic cat, ugly dogs, a real-life Hannibal Lecter and more weird stories from around the world.

England and Mexico out of the World Cup, officiating and history take centre stage

The family is off on holiday so blogging is becoming more challenging... Not to mention that it was hard to write about England's loss to Germany on Sunday. Over the years there have been many...