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Richard Dreyfuss contributes Canadian content to Whistler
In a 20-minute phone call with Richard Dreyfuss, a lot of ground gets covered. A lot of ground. George Washington. The American Tobacco Company. Former FCC chairman Newton Minow....
John F. Kennedy and the public side of private grief
Fifty years ago today, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas,Texas. In the ensuing years, much has been made been made about his...
Chris Hadfield reflects on the biggest picture of all in An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
If one ever needs proof of Newton’s First Law—that a body in motion tends to remain in motion—all that’s needed is a look at the career of Chris Hadfield. With a mind-boggling...
Ronald Liversedge's Mac-Pap recalls fight with fascism
Mac-PapBy Ronald Liversedge. New Star, 220 pp, softcover When he shipped off to fight for the Spanish Republic in 1937, Vancouverite Ronald Liversedge wasn’t your average Canadian...
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Best of Vancouver 2013: Our contributors’ picks
This has been the year of stunning surprises. Roberto Luongo is back in net as the Canucks’ starting goaltender under coach John Tortorella. Christy Clark has returned to the...
Jules Paivio, last surviving Canadian veteran of the Spanish Civil War, dies
Last week, an important but often overlooked era in Canada’s history came to a close with the death of Jules Paivio, the last surviving Canadian veteran of the Spanish Civil War....
As a strike on Syria nears, a short primer on U.S. military intervention
As the U.S. Congress returns from its August recess and begins deliberations on the use of force in the Syrian conflict, it’s a good time for a look back at how America has gone...
Vancity audience names favourite James Bond film
During the course of Vancity Theatre’s 20-film retrospective 007 Reloaded: Bond vs. Bond, moviegoers were asked to name their favourite James Bond film. Traditionally, in...
Bond Girl Marguerite Gordon brings 1960s glam to Vancity
Bond Girl. The words alone are enough to summon up a smoky haze of glamour and intrigue, old-world charm and post-modern wiles. For more than half a century, the Bond Girls—good...
Dude Chilling Art Exchange draws wild array of works
Art, said the neo-Dadaist painter-sculptor Robert Rauschenberg, is about taking chances. And when it comes to a creative endeavour, what could be riskier than pouring your heart...
Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline gets green light from Joint Review Panel
The Hobbit challenged Richard Armitage
Your horoscope for December 19 to 25, 2013
Holiday discs 2013: Johnny Reid's A Christmas Gift to You
B.C. First Nations leader dismisses conditions attached to Enbridge pipeline decision
Vancouver Public Library named world's best city library
Banksy Christmas card creates a stir again
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver ready to roll in Coquitlam
After his remarks on Edward Snowden, it's hard to take John Baird seriously as a foreign minister
Sonny Dean is in Elf? Really?
Rock Hall snubs Link Wray and Deep Purple, inducts Cat Stevens and Hall & Oates instead
Veteran school trustee Allan Wong crosses the floor from COPE to Vision Vancouver
B.C. government backs 12 liquor policy changes
Joseph Leivdal: How far must we go to protect the environment?
Transcript: James Moore says it's not his job to feed his neighbour's kid
Lululemon chair Chip Wilson resigns after blaming women’s bodies for company’s woes
COPE on verge of civil war
Memorial on steps of Vancouver Art Gallery symbolizes number of women killed in B.C.
Miss Chinese Vancouver 2013 crowned on Fairchild TV
City of Vancouver to pay for councillor Tim Stevenson's trip to Sochi Olympics
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