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World Interfaith Harmony Week embodies values Harper rejects

The core of all spiritual teachings is love. In my opinion, Stephen Harper has veered sharply away from this core value, but others have not.

Films to see at VIFF on Days 6 & 7: Wednesday and Thursday

A shocking miscarriage of justice is exposed in Give Up Tomorrow, possibly the strongest film this year at VIFF.

Battle Los Angeles, Mars Needs Moms, Red Riding Hood, Of Gods and Men, Film Socialism

Aaron Eckhart has to save the United States from invaders from outer space in Battle Los Angeles. (read more)

Unknown, Cedar Rapids, The Infidel, Sell Out!, I Am #4 and Canada’s 10 Best

Liam Neeson has lost his memory, his identity and his wife in Unknown. Diane Kruger may be able to help. (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival picks for day 14: Wednesday

My VIFF picks for Wednesday start once again with Canadian films, two very good ones that couldn't be any more different (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 12: Monday

Mike Leigh’s new film Another Year is my best pick for today but check out some others too, including some great repeats. (read more)

Tashlich, 9/11, and Pastor Terry Jones

Tashlich is the practice of casting off transgressions at the beginning of Rosh Hashanah. Each bit of bread we throw into moving water symbolizes a quality or event or behavior we do not want to...

Dejection in Vancouver over pastor's wish to burn Qur'an in Florida

“This act is just outrageous. It's direct provocation of all Muslims in the United States and across the globe," Sikandar Khan, President of BC Muslim Association, said. "The Qur’an is our most...