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An Afghan story from a Greek refugee camp
While visiting an Afghan refugee family in their tent in Greece, my wife and I came to understand the particular plight of families fleeing the chaos and violence in Afghanistan. Canada...
Oct 22nd, 2016
Take a break from the summer blockbusters with one of these smaller films new this week
Among them: women’s stories, men’s foibles, fairy tales and a lament for China
Jun 3rd, 2016
Ethan Hawke stars in two of the new films this week—one very good, the other very bad
Ethan Hawke is back with Julie Delpy, chatting, bantering brightly and arguing in Before Midnight.
Jun 7th, 2013
Felico's Restaurant: Great taste of Greece without the phony
Great Greek food in Richmond at Felicos. All the Greek without the phony.
Mar 4th, 2012
World Economic Forum: Financial crisis, inequality threatens entire social contract
The prognosis is grim: nearly 500 of the world's industry, government and social experts warn of a 'dystopian future' and social unrest.
David P. Ball
Jan 11th, 2012
Flaherty concedes that global turmoil will impact economy, but will "monitor closely"
Opposition presses finance minister to use stimulus, aim for job creation and growth.
Aug 19th, 2011
Harper uses Greece trip to teach political lesson to his government and theirs
ATHENS -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper brought a message from Canadian politics to his Greek counterpart Saturday. He said that sometimes, a government needs to act even if the opposition doesn't...
The Canadian Press
May 28th, 2011
Justin Bieber, The Eagle, Gnomeo and Juliet, Just Go With It and two youthful visits to Europe
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is like a backstage pass to hang out with the most famous Canadian on earth. (read more)
Feb 11th, 2011
World Cup: Tribute to those going home. Qualifiers must show their mettle.
Landon Donovan scores in the 91st minute against Algeria. A deserved result for the US but the sad result was the elimination of tiny Slovenia whose mere qualification for the World Cup was almost a m
Jun 26th, 2010
South Korea, Uruguay, and Mexico advance
Korean players celebrate after scoring their first goal against Nigeria.
Jun 22nd, 2010