For Your Interest: Jesse Owens. Real Speed. Real Glory.

Facts: Jesse Owens was the world’s first global sports star. Before Pele, before Ali, before Michael Jordan and Serena Williams, Jesse Owens was famous across the world…as a man and model athlete. In less than one hour, he proved three times that he was the best. In front of 90,000* people, he delivered the performances which moved his name from first-class sportsman to greatness. James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens created…

COVID-19 can be an opportunity to eliminate low-value health care

The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched health care systems across Canada beyond capacity. Surges of COVID-19 have strained available beds, exhausted health care workers and resources. To cope with these surges, some regional and provincial health systems delayed all non-essential procedures, tests and surgeries. Canadians’ health-seeking behaviours have changed over the past year with steep drops…

Kimberly Ho – An artist embracing a world of possibilities

A constant questioning, a desire to explore what’s beyond the status quo, to push the boundaries and share their vision with the rest of the world. That is the work of artists, and nobody embodies that questioning and boundary-pushing better than Kimberly Ho, one of eight young artists participating in the inaugural Emerging Creators Incubator,…

Cultural Calendar

The dog days of summer are here in B.C. with record-breaking hot temperatures and extreme wildfires, especially in the Interior region. Whatever you do this summer, have fun, stay cool and I’ll see you in late August! * * * 2021 Korean Film Festival July 1–10 www.goviff.org/2021-kff The third annual Korean Film Festival will be…