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Festival de Cannes 2016: The Spin

Bernardo Bertolucci (“The Last Tango in Paris”) and Wong Kar-Wai (“Chungking Express”) were both recognized at Critic's Week. The International Critic's Week competition .... The...

As Sanders wanes, his supporters seek new political missions

By Alice Yin Globe Correspondent May 11, 2016. WASHINGTON — A ... “Politics as usual has not worked, and it hasn't worked for a long...

2016 Cinetopia International Film Festival lineup announced

Tyrus: The Tyrus Wong Story, a documentary that takes the viewer into the world of a 105 years-young Chinese immigrant to the USA who not...

Cameco's (CCJ) CEO Tim Gitzel on Q1 2016 Results

- Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaWith us today on the call are Tim Gitzel, President and CEO; Grant Isaac, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial...

New titles coming to Netflix in May

Ali Wong: Baby Cobra - NETFLIX ORIGINAL: Unapologetic and nasty mom-to-be Ali Wong desperately wanted a conventional life. Baby Cobra is Wong's hilarious journey of...

New Netflix Instant Releases: May 2016

The short version: There's lots of new stuff coming to Netflix this May, including the returns of Netflix Originals Bloodline and Grace and Frankie. The...

OP/ED: ELECTORAL REFORM AND DEMOCRACY

The runner-up this time was Alice Wong, Alliance Party, with 29.59%. Only six other candidates participated in 2000, sharing the remaining 27.34% of the votes...

Metro Vancouver board will vote on seeking federal assessment of George Massey Tunnel replacement

... tie-ups northbound on Highway 99 approaching the Oak Street Bridge. Delta elected a Liberal MP, Carla Qualtrough, in the last federal election. Richmond has...

Alice Wong, MP » Blog Archive » Liberals Must Provide Clarity to ...

“The Conservative Opposition is calling on the Finance Minister to immediately clarify exactly what taxation changes he intends to introduce for Canada's small businesses in...

McCallum promises 'radical changes' to Citizenship Act

(subscription) (subscription)... three of the 33 ridings including Markham Unionville, Ont., currently represented by Conservative MP Bob Saroya, Vancouver Kingsway, B.C., represented by NDP...

Alice Wong's Response to the Throne Speech - Alice Wong, MP

This is why proceeding with the trans-Pacific partnership, the TPP, and continuing to implement free trade agreements is economically beneficial. Of note was the free...

6 Alice Paul Quotes to Celebrate Her Google Doodle on Her 131st Birthday

Monday's Google Doodle celebrated the 131st birthday of women's right activist Alice Paul, who was born Jan. 11, 1885. Paul, holding sign that says her...

No-holds-barred Dianne Watts settles in on Tory front bench

Interim leader Rona Ambrose has already recognized the ex-Surrey mayor's star power, making her the only rookie on the Conservative front bench (a row in...

2015: The year in review in Richmond

Joe Peschisolido rebounds from early party turmoil and accomplishes a historic political win in the federal election, taking the Steveston riding, which had not been...

Wong win officially stretched to 1000-plus votes

The final result was: Vincent Chiu (Greens): 1,152 (2.9%); Jack Trovato (NDP) 4,602 (11.5%); Alice Wong (Conservative) 17,622 (44.2%); Lawrence Woo (Liberal) 16,486 (41.4%). Total...

Liberals win majority as Canadians overcome voter suppression to ...

Voters in Ontario, British Columbia and New Brunswick reported receiving ballots pre-marked in favour of Conservatives, including an entire book of ballots marked for the...

Conservative MP Alice Wong wins third term in Richmond Centre

In what was one of the closer races in BC tonight, Conservative MP Alice Wong squeaked in for a third term as Conservative MP for...

Conservative MP Alice Wong wins third term in Richmond Centre ...

In what was one of the closer races in BC tonight, Conservative MP Alice Wong squeaked in for a third term as Conservative MP for...

Conservatives lose seats in B.C., mostly to Liberal challengers

Some ridings were too close to call at press time, and Seniors Minister Alice Wong, the incumbent Conservative in Richmond Centre, appeared to be at...

Tory Alice Wong wins close race in Richmond Centre - BC ...

Conservative MP Alice Wong is in a close race with Liberal rival Lawrence Woo in Richmond Centre.

Liberal fundraiser draws both criticism and praise as he woos Chinese voters

“I think he is in Toronto most of the time,” said Richmond Centre's Liberal candidate, Lawrence Woo, who is threatening to beat Alice Wong, the...

Letter: Different riding, same lame party lines

I was pleased with the re-drawing of my electoral district boundary, mainly because I would no longer be represented by Alice Wong, the archetypal “trained...

Letter: 'No shows' disrespectful

But there were two vacant seats where the Conservative candidates (Alice Wong and Kenny Chiu) should have been sitting. The organizers put signs on the...

What's with Conservative candidate Alice Wong's website?

Is Conservative Candidate Alice Wong stuck in a strange time warp or did her web developer fail her? Maybe she's just a big fan of...

Richmond Tories a no-show at social justice debate

All three opposition parties in Richmond felt the cold shoulder from Conservative candidates Alice Wong and Kenny Chiu, neither of whom attended a federal election...

Federal parties weigh in on legal pot debate

The Conservatives issued a press release on Friday promising a re-elected government would continue to combat illegal drugs. "Our national anti-drug strategy is working," South...

Conservatives pledge tipline for reporting 'barbaric cultural practices'

Stephen Harper had no public events ahead of Friday night's French-language debate, so Conservatives Chris Alexander, Jason Kenney and Alice Wong stepped in to carry...

Column: Flying the flag of election paranoia

Richmond's 2015 federal election candidates, from top left, (and in no order of bias or preference) clockwise: Jack Trovato (NDP), Joe Peschisolido (Liberal), Keny Chiu...

Richmond Centre Bio: Build economy, keep taxes low

... the left of Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Parliament, has sat Alice Wong for years, supporting her leader's announcements and retorts to opposition attacks.

Richmond Centre Bio: Build economy, keep taxes low

... the left of Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Parliament, has sat Alice Wong for years, supporting her leader's announcements and retorts to opposition attacks.

Plenty of political campaign talk on tap

Richmond's 2015 federal election candidates, from top left, clockwise: Jack Trovato (NDP), Joe Peschisolido (Liberal), Keny Chiu (Conservative), Lawrence Woo (Liberal), Vincent Chiu (Green), MP...

Did this Conservative candidate photoshop his name onto someone else's sign?

Both signs are also under the same lighting and displayed next to an Alice Wong sign. According to Press Progress efforts to contact Laidler or...

Seniors group CARP to hold senior-specific federal Q and A

... likely face questions on matters affecting seniors and/or people reaching retirement — will be candidates representing all four parties, including: Joe Peschisolido (Liberal), Laura-Leah...

Woo unsure of Chinese-only media host

Although he said he felt the Liberal event was appropriate, he didn't think that was the case for some Conservative Chinese-media only events. When the...

Wong campaign focusing on drug use, economy

Canada's Minister of State for seniors and the MP for Richmond Centre, Alice Wong, opened her campaign office Wednesday afternoon on Westminster Highway. Wong, a...

MP Alice Wong says it will be a 'tight race' in Richmond Centre

Canada's Minister of State for Seniors and the Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre, Alice Wong, opened her campaign office Wednesday afternoon on Westminster Highway.

Richmond residents divided on immigration

Alice Wong, the Conservative incumbent in neighbouring Richmond Centre, won her seat in 2011 with over 58 per cent of the votes. This time around...

Donald Trump meet Wong Kim Ark, the Chinese American cook who is the father of ...

[Meet the conservatives making a stand for 'birthright citizenship]. Young men like Wong were not called “anchor babies” by critics then, but rather ... case...

Letter: Exclusion not part of the plan

It's apparent that the Conservative Party, the Minister of Multiculturalism Jason Kenny, Richmond Centre MP Alice Wong, and Steveston-Richmond East candidate Kenny Chiu remain unconcerned...

Tories snub English media outlets

Richmond Centre MP Alice Wong and Steveston-Richmond East candidate Kenny Chiu also joined him at a local Chinese restaurant. This is not the first time...

The DVD Wrapup: 100-Year-Old Man, Strangerland, La Grande Bouffe, Troma's War ...

The locations might include Lake Jindabyne and the Snowy Mountains, Alice Springs, Kangaroo Island, Kakadu National Park, the Kimberly Ranges, Kununarra, Great Barrier Reef, the...

Failed candidate Wendy Yuan defends CV

Conservative candidates, MP Alice Wong, for Richmond Centre, and Kenny Chiu, for Steveston-Richmond East, did not attend the meeting. All the candidates for the Greens,...

Federal government error may have shortchanged thousands of low-income seniors

Conservative MP Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, declined to comment on an error that shortchanged seniors receiving Guaranteed Income Supplement payments. (REUTERS FILES/Chris...

Million dollar bungalows, hasty exits and sweetening cola's image

“If, in fact, foreign speculators are driving the cost of housing to unaffordable levels, that is something the government can, and should, find a way...

Conservatives start on a high note in Richmond

Harper addressed a decidedly partisan crowd of several hundred supporters, who frequently erupted in cheers, banging their blue thunder sticks and waving signs of local...

Reporter Shelby Thom Asks Harper Supporters About Pot, Gets Booted From Rally

The incident happened at a rally headlined by Stephen Harper at the Pacific Gateway Hotel. Conservative candidates including Wai Young and Alice Wong were also...

Liberals block Wendy Yuan from seeking nomination in Steveston–Richmond East

In 2008, Chan lost the general election to Conservative Alice Wong. In 2011, Peschisolido captured the Liberal nomination in Richmond but was trounced by Wong...

Stephen Harper says legalizing marijuana would put Canadians at risk

Harper visits Vancouver today, and is scheduled for a press conference in Richmond alongside Conservative candidates Wai Young and Alice Wong. He has also repeatedly...

Liberal feud: Former candidate says she has proof ex-MP blocked her nomination ...

He lost the 2008 election to the Conservative's Alice Wong. The affidavit, a copy of which was provided to The Province, details an alleged conversation...

Richmond, BC Green Party candidate Vincent Chiu says Ottawa needs new sprouts

The 18-year-old recent high school graduate is one of the youngest federal candidates running for election as he takes the banner for the Green Party.