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A new and splendid Beauty and the Beast plus two contrasting Canadian films, the Goon sequel and Weirdos

And so much more: a defense of trees, a city tour with cats, a plane hijacker’s own story, disaster experiences from Japan and a subtle English novel squeezed into a movie.

Taking out the trash

 Last Saturday, the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up, a partnership between the Vancouver Aquarium, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and the Vancouver Airport (YVR) launched the 19th annual fall...

Lessons from Japan: In aftermath of earthquake, community means survival

A former Japanese firefighter who went to Japan's quake-struck areas last March, explains what will become most important if an earthquake hits Vancouver.

"Gratitude is the force multiplier": video of 2011 through tweets

A look back at all the big (and not so big) events this year via tweets.

Typhoon batters Tokyo, heads for crippled nuclear plant

A million told to evacuate as power lines down, rivers swell, winds rattle homes and reactor continues to leak.

Quake off West Coast rattles downtown Vancouver

Kelowna and Kamloops felt the tremor -- and so did upper floors of Vancouver city hall.

The Big One? New study says major quake could shake Olympic Peninsula

Fault line deeper than believed, could hit south of Vancouver Island, says SFU expert.

Finding hope in my home town after the tsunami

Masumi Kikuchi heads back to Kamaishi, Japan, to witness the devastation first hand, and to help supply survivors with food, materials -- and hope.

Japanese government not giving "straight story" on dumping radioactive water into ocean, physician says

“We’re not getting the straight story from the government,”  Jeff Patterson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, said about Japan's dumping of radioactive water from a quake-...

Japan Earthquake Benefit: an evening of readings and performances

The BC Japan Earthquake Fund and the Asian Canadian Studies Society invites you to an evening of poetry, fiction, performance, with some of Vancouver's finest writers: Daphne Marlatt, Joanne...