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Violence and style from John Wick, bios of two history makers and two modern love stories
And there’s more: a true-life literary con, an immigrant’s ploy, an ode to Jamaican women and an authentic farming how-to
May 16th, 2019
Bestselling author John Vaillant's road to "The Jaguar's Children"
Vancouver Author John Vaillant discusses his latest book, "The Jaguar's Children," and how he became a best selling writer.
May 5th, 2015
The Lady, The Five-Year Engagement, Safe, Warriors of the Rainbow and four other new films reviewed
Michelle Yeoh plays The Lady, Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in a new, well-timed film.
Apr 27th, 2012
Mexican whistleblower Karla Lottini fights corruption, death threats and deportation
"Tell her I came to say hi," a man told the journalist's sister – and showed her a gun. In this VO exclusive, Karla Lottini tells the tale of her fight to lead a safe life in Canada.
David P. Ball
Jan 19th, 2012
The Three Musketeers, A Better Life, Martha Marcy May Marlene and four other new films opening this week and next
Alexandre Dumas wouldn’t recognize his classic tale, but The (new) Three Musketeers is campy fun
Oct 15th, 2011
Coping with depression
Knowledge is power to fight the blues
Oct 9th, 2011
So you think you're Canadian, eh?
It's the dirty little secret of our approach to citizenship: Some of us are more Canadian than others.
Apr 19th, 2011