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Vancouver mayoral candidate Gregor Robertson answers questions on Reddit

Vision Vancouver mayoral candidate Gregor Robertson, the incumbent, took questions from citizens online during an AMA on Reddit this morning. (AMA stands for “Ask Me Anything.) 1,562 more words


On Alert

A group of Dowitchers suddenly on alert and ready to fly.  Which they did several seconds after this shot!


Keeping the Goats In

A bunch of fences block off the side of this nice barn.

It’s Good Fences Day.  Drop over and see the folks!


Interactive map: B.C.'s 36 most affordable communities

The cost of housing in Metro Vancouver got you down? The Canadian Federation of Independent Business recently provided us with data on the average cost of homes in communities across B.C. 43 more words

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PODCAST: In Depth with Ian Austin — Bif Naked talks Welfare Food Challenge

In Depth host Ian Austin chats with Vancouver rock star, writer and humanitarian Bif Naked about her life, her music and her activism.

She’s presently living on a food budget of $21 a week as part of the third annual… 73 more words


A.D. vs C.E.


I posted something yesterday that has been on my mind since.

I referrred to the ‘eighteenth century’  as ‘the eighteenth century A.D.’.  It occurred to me that non-Christians may find this inappropriate, as ‘A.D.’ means ‘Anno Domini’ – the ‘Year of Our Lord’, a Christian form of dating based on the birth of Jesus as its starting point.  117 more words