Welcome to another issue of the Georgia Straight.
This week, the Straight's online and print editions look at radiation levels in Pacific seafood, patient pain, melanoma, the Bowen Technique, and peanut bans in our extended Healthy Living section; plus the Illuminaries Lantern Festival, Fray on Fraser, and Bend Sister.
Don't forget to check out Straight.com for daily news and views on everything Vancouver.
Post-Fukushima, Japan's irradiated fish worry B.C. experts
Are fish from the Pacific Ocean and Japanese coastal and inland waters safe to eat 16 months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster?
B.C. Green Liberal Caucus tries to wield its influence in leadership races
They're not looking for the next Wilfrid Laurier or Lester B. Pearson to lead the Liberal Party of Canada.
Fray restaurant delivers a friendly hangout on Fraser Street
When Chris Parry and Kyle Polanski first viewed a leasable space on Fraser Street at East 24th Avenue, they went for a walk afterward to think about it.
The Dark Knight Rises' Christian Bale reflects on life in the batsuit
Surprisingly, Christian Bale's Batman days almost ended before they began.
|Music||Khatsahlano! Music + Arts Festival
West Fourth Avenue (between Burrard & MacDonald)
|Sports||Vancouver Whitecaps vs. San Jose Earthquakes
B.C. Place Stadium
|Movies||The Late, Great Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945-1982): 17 Films
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
|Et Cetera||Your Kontinent
Richmond Cultural Centre
Comment of the Week
The Harper government of Canada is so eager to give away Canada's unrenewable resources that they are willing to build, not one pipeline, but two through some of the most pristine environments left on this planet, which doubles the odds on a major environmental disaster. Then we get to load this toxic sludge on to a supertanker that is not able to get into most ports in the world, let alone 240 Km up the fourth most dangerous waterway in the world. [read story]
> Submitted by Wayne Clark, 2012-07-18 09:22