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Although Dutch director Joris Postema’s FC Rwanda won’t be viewed as a definitive documentary take on the state of national reconciliation in post-genocide Rwanda, it does raise...
Vancouver's newest farmers market, the Hastings Park Winter Market, debuted on Sunday (October 5) to nice weather and good crowds at the PNE. The market featured about two dozen...
The Pristine Coast (Canada)   Biologist and indefatigable fish-farm gadfly Alexandra Morton features prominently in this reasonable and cogent examination of the four-decade...
Alan Lee, who founded and ran the popular Lee’s Donuts in the Granville Island Public Market, has died at age 70. The amiable owner of one of the market’s original vendor spots...
This summer, we have a few more reasons to be thankful to be living in Vancouver. We’re on the other side of the world from Ukraine and Syria, where they still haven’t figured out...
It has been several months since I last posted a Window Seat column. Mostly, that’s because other duties have taken precedence. However, it’s also partly because—like the joke...
Remember when impatient and stranded transit passengers forced open SkyTrain doors last month during some lengthy shutdowns? They jumped down and walked along the guideways to the...
Fukushima Prefecture’s Arakawa River has been deemed to be the cleanest river in Japan by the federal Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism. The ministry...
Could Canada have a Fukushima-style nuclear disaster in its future? Experts mostly downplay the risk, but the country’s only seaside nuclear power plant, at Point Lepreau, New...
An undersea earthquake measuring 6.8 has struck the northeast coast of Japan today near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that suffered a triple meltdown after the 2011...

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