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Wonder Woman and some POWs in Land of Mine reflect on war while tragedy hits a jazzman
And is this week’s animated film good for your children?
Jun 1st, 2017
Do we need school dress codes?
The dress code debate seems to come around each year with the warm weather. What’s it really about?
May 23rd, 2017
After the landmark Supreme Court of Canada BCTF decision, Christy Clark needs to move quickly to put back what she took away
Patti Bacchus takes a look at what restoring old teachers' contract language will look like for schools
Nov 16th, 2016
Tammy needs more laughs, and Gore Vidal puts barbs into 4th of July
Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy take a road trip without even a nod to Thelma and Louise
Jul 3rd, 2014
DreamRider's Vanessa LeBourdais on new play about water
Vanessa LeBourdais talks about the making of DreamRider and educating children and their families on water conservation in new play H2Woah!
Mar 22nd, 2012
Antibacterial hand soap: the real danger lurking in school bathrooms
Our children are back in school and the dangers lurking in the school bathroom are real.
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Sep 16th, 2011
Earthquake could be tragic for BC students
“Where school upgrades stand today, if we were to have a serious earthquake it could potentially be tragic,” Patty Bacchus, Chairperson of the Vancouver Board of Education said today. "The...
Mar 14th, 2011
Red, Force of Nature The Suzuki Movie, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Waiting for Superman
Who’s that with the gun? It looks like Helen Mirren. What is going on? (read more)
Oct 15th, 2010