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Gender war and wit in France, battling drug gangs in Mexico and sharp new images from under the sea
A few film notes to start … The VanCity Theatre is about to kick off its annual series of films for Black History month. It seems less necessary these days with Green Book, Beale Street, Black...
Feb 1st, 2019
Reviews of Spielberg’s new one, Daniel-Day Lewis’ last and the new Paddington
Also menace on a commuter train, our sick oceans, a Spanish shriek about the world today and Canada’s best
Jan 11th, 2018
Climate change bringing bacteria infections to Baltic
Warming sea surface temperatures in low-salinity oceans like the Baltic Sea is increasing cases of Vibrio bacteria infections.
Jan 25th, 2013
Read the Science - The forests of planet ocean
Since I’ve moved to Canada, I’ve learnt a lot about salmon and it’s a pretty tough gig from what I can tell. Everyone wants to eat you along the way (including humans like me – yum!) and evolution...
Oct 23rd, 2012
Milla Jovovich back in Resident Evil: Retribution, Finding Nemo in glorious 3D
Finding Nemo is a perfect family film, for kids and adults.
Sep 13th, 2012
At Canadian Chef's Congress, an industry-wide discussion on preserving ocean life
Nicknamed "Foodstock", the 2010 Chef's Congress on Vancouver Island set out to educate chefs on the environmental impact of their products.
Oct 1st, 2010
Ministry tries to conceal sea lice records. Again.
Government actions 'outrageous,' waste of valuable resources, press release from Ecojustice and T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation said today.
Jun 29th, 2010
Earth Day Lingers and Jennifer Lopez, an Oscar-winning Mystery from Argentina and a Sad Local Computer Tale Arrive
Do you love this planet? A Disney film and a festival let you keep on marking Earth Day a while longer, although there are alternatives. (Read more)
Apr 19th, 2010
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo will please mystery fans; for comic book fans there's major buzz about Kick-Ass
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo just may be the best film of the season. Readers and movie fans will both approve. (Read more)
Apr 16th, 2010