More dapper action in Kingsman The Golden Circle, an inspiring Stronger and a third-rate Lego movie

Also Ben Stiller feels inferior Brad’s Status and Joan Collins is back in diva form in The Time of Their Lives

Bardolotrous Back-talk on the Beach

Jewish actor enacts Jewish actor counter-acting Jewish reactionaries.

A new and creepy It, perky Reese in Home Again and a contrary view of those volatile Paris suburbs

Also a fun trip with an elephant named Pop-Aye and bizarre doings in the Canadian film Blood Honey

A who's who of the candidates running in the Vancouver School Board by-election

VO contributing education editor Patti Bacchus knows most of the candidates. Here’s her first take on who is on the ballot.

News and notes from the VIFF look-ahead press conference

Wonderstruck, from a YA novel, is the VIFF closing film this year.

New schools, seismic upgrades, French Immersion and band programs among issues VSB candidates to face in by-election

Voters will have lots of questions for candidates running in the VSB by-election. Here’s what the VSB’s longest-serving chair thinks the top issues will be.

How B.C.'s small businesses could be champions for $15 minimum wage

If the Province wants small businesses on-side for $15 minimum wage, it should take seriously the crisis of affordability facing small businesses caused by real estate speculation

Sea gypsies re-berth in home port

'Nomadic Tempest,' a Cirque with a message, brings Caravaners back to B.C. after 30+ years

There's hope in the air as kids head back to Vancouver public schools

But the school year may be in for a bumpy start.
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