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New movies this week in Vancouver: ratings and reviews

The smug look, that chin. It’s Brian Mulroney by comedian Rick Miller, and in an opera yet? Is this a joke? (Read more).

Paul, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Dogtooth, When We Leave, I Saw the Devil

Seth Rogen is the voice of a space alien named Paul in a funny new film by England’s Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (read more)

Young female offenders connect to the community through artwork

It’s project go time. The girls of Emerald and Asperity units in the Burnaby Youth Custody Center (BYCC) have created community projects and the projects have turned into innovative initiatives....

Gunfire injures three in Gastown

Three women and a man were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a multiple shooting early Sunday morning in Gastown. Two of the victims have since been...

Anti-hate crime rally creates hope in the community

Rain didn’t deter hundreds of people from gathering outside Vancouver City Hall on a stormy Saturday night to rally against hate crime. Mayor Gregor Robertson joined a diverse crowd of speakers and...

Online video game insults lead to beating, victim alleges

Vancouver Police are investigating after a student at Eric Hamber Secondary School was allegedly assaulted in connection with comments made during an online video game. Around 12:30 p.m. on the...

Young women search for forgiveness in cycle of violence

Once a week I run a program out of the youth custody centre in Burnaby.  I work with a group of girls who experience a wide range of life challenges; most of these challenges relate to some form...

Let's put a stop to violence against young women

When is enough really enough? Three young women under 22 years of age, three different cities in the Lower Mainland, less than a month apart and all casualties of extreme violence. What is happening...

Good Morning Africa!

There's a moment in the film where Margaret, the journalist from Uganda, goes to the countryside and talks to the women and tries to explain to them that they can protect themselves through the use of

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...