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Dessert-as-appetizer @ Van Opera
Films about a son’s addiction, the continuing assault on...
Graceful ageing, with help from friends
Shave and a haircut => ragout!
Your numerology cycles October 16–31
Three films of big journeys: to the moon, to a seedy motel...
VIFF picks: Fun with the Italian Mafia, tension with Ben...
VIFF picks to start a new week, from Italy, Poland and, an...
The road to hell: B.C. will struggle to meet its emissions...
A Star is Born, a triumph, The Sisters Brothers, Canadian-...
Temporary modular housing for homeless in Vancouver approved for Franklin Street
The Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver, Gil Kelley, announced today the conditional approval of a development permit to build 39 new temporary modular homes at 1115, 1131, 1141...
Feb 2nd, 2018
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
Apr 20th, 2017
The Coen brothers show their love for old movies, Maggie Smith and Lily James wander far from Downton Abbey
And an 11th film from a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Choice
Feb 5th, 2016
At PuSh festival, hometown militants soliloquize
"Take it to the streets!" A pair of diverse rallying cries.
Jan 28th, 2016
B.C. Supreme Court sides with homeless, forbids city from banning camps
Homeless people in Abbotsford have the right to erect temporary shelters in parks between 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. due to lack of shelter space.
The Canadian Press
Oct 21st, 2015
Province funds winter response strategy for homeless in Vancouver
The government is providing $1.6 million for 80 additional temporary winter shelter spaces, as well as rent supplements, for people who are homeless
Dec 11th, 2014
Protesters at Oppenheimer Park vow to stay and fight for low-income housing
The protesters want to negotiate with the City and remain at their camp, installed at Oppenheimer Park in the Downtown Eastside.
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Jul 22nd, 2014
Vancouver new movie reviews: Oz the Great and Powerful, Shepard and Dark, Hit ‘N Strum, Dead Man Down
Back to Oz with a fake wizard, his monkey and china doll, plus Glinda and her sister witches
Mar 8th, 2013
Open hearts and pockets at the H'Arts for the Homeless fundraiser
The Lookout Society was looking for a fun way to raise funds to support those living without homes. The solution? Collaborate with In The House Festival and hold a fundraiser featuring local artists.
Dec 5th, 2012
Social security rates for B.C. poor slammed as MLA ends welfare month hungry, broke
Advocates of boosting financial aid for the poor renewed their social security appeal as an MLA ended a month "on welfare" – $7 in debt and 12 kg lighter. Poverty, he said, affects health and safety.
David P. Ball
Feb 1st, 2012