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Kevin Griffin

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Kevin:

YWCA dating program for youths targets gender-based violence

Dating Safe starts with 13- and 14-year-olds in Grade 8. The same students will receive one-hour booster sessions in Grades 9 and 10. → Read More

Each senior is a 'star' at Nikkei Home's Japanese-influenced dementia program

The dementia-day initiative Iki Iki is described by one expert as an example of addressing "issues of inequality and inequity" in community-based care for visible minorities, immigrants and their caregivers. → Read More

Each senior is a 'star' at Nikkei Home's Japanese-influenced dementia program

The dementia-day initiative Iki Iki is described by one expert as an example of addressing "issues of inequality and inequity" in community-based care for visible minorities, immigrants and their caregivers. → Read More

ART SEEN: Henry Moore's Knife Edge marks 50 years in Vancouver

“See Phyllis, I told you it was a Henry Moore” was what one Vancouverite said in 1969 when Henry Moore's Knife Edge Two Piece was unveiled when the Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park opened to the public → Read More

'Bad Santa' fired from Christmas gig for 'inappropriate photos'

Manicurist in photo said Santa Claus was taking part in a 'silly photo' meant to show Saint Nick showing off his nails. She thinks being fired for the photos is "ridiculous". → Read More

More than 110,000 tulip bulbs commemorate 1945 Canadian liberation of the Netherlands

Tulip bulbs represent more than flowers to the Dutch. Because of harsh conditions during the final winter of Nazi occupation, many had to eat tulip bulbs because they were starving. → Read More

Spinning Chandelier to activate urban space under Granville Street Bridge

Spinning Chandelier will rotate twice a day and activate an underused space under the Granville Bridge. → Read More

The Village designed from ground up to accommodate people living with dementia

Built at a cost of $28 million, The Village has a salon/barbershop, general store, community centre and cafe. → Read More

The Village designed from ground up to accommodate people living with dementia

Built at a cost of $28 million, The Village has a salon/barbershop, general store, community centre and cafe. → Read More

ART SEEN: Transit and Returns makes discoveries as it travels around the Pacific

The Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition features the work of 21 indigenous artists who make work while negotiating with the ongoing effects of colonialism. → Read More

Donated genome testing raises hopes for better treatment for autism

Parents hope 100 donated genome tests worth $198,000 for autistic kids leads to more targeted treatments. → Read More

Vancouver high school honours journalist Michelle Lang who was killed in Afghanistan

An estimated 40,000 Canadian troops served in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2014. A total of 159 Canadian soldiers died as well as seven civilians including Lang → Read More

ART SEEN: Flopping, slumping figures suggest migrants caught between worlds

Foam and plaster double as human forms in one exhibition. In another, the flying 'shrapnel' of global heating may threaten indigenous harvesting of maple syrup → Read More

Bing Thom Architects and Patkau Architects win B.C. architectural awards

The top architectural award is the Lieutenant Governor of B.C. Award in Architecture Medal. → Read More

Fifty-million-year-old dragonfly species that once flew in B.C. identified for first time

Identifying dragonflies from fossils involves mapping their distinctive wings and comparing the results to species living today → Read More

Report finds loss of almost 400,000 square feet of studio space for artists in 10 years

A total of 152 buildings used as working spaces have disappeared, almost 50 per cent of the buildings identified as having studios for artist in the Eastside Arts District. → Read More

Fall collection of extra yard leaves starts this weekend in Vancouver

Crews won’t pick up plastic bags of any kind, regardless whether they’re biodegradable or compostable. People should use paper bags or store-bought bins. → Read More

Three strangers can now occupy same grave at Vancouver's Mountain View Cemetery

If your mom, dad or relative is already in a grave, no-one is going to force them to share their space with a stranger. Sharing is only an option for future graves for people who choose it. → Read More

Harjit Sajjan headed for repeat victory in Vancouver South

Early results showed Sajjan leading all candidates in Vancouver South followed by Wai Young for the Conservatives. → Read More

Vancouver House's elegant, expanding form dramatically adds to city skyline

Compared with other highrises in Metro Vancouver, the 60-storey condo tower is unique. → Read More