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New bill targets sexual misconduct at post-secondary schools

The provincial government has introduced legislation that will require public post-secondary institutions to establish sexual misconduct policies.

Schools will have one year once Bill 23 passes to establish the new policies. 319 more words

News

Letters: Surgical wait lists, Denise Tessier, transplant lists, Mike Watson, overseas operations, Uber, Andrew Weaver

Wait-list patient ‘totally disgusted with the whole system’

I sympathize with Quesnel knee-surgery wait-list victim Denise Tessier. I too am on a waiting list. I developed an incredibly painful pinched nerve in my neck in April 2014 and on and off for the past two years I’ve had to rely on morphine to help me through it. 579 more words

Opinion

'Humble': How the most misused word in Canadian politics is permanently changing the language

When Andrew Weaver was acclaimed as the leader of the B.C. Green Party last December, he said he was “greatly humbled” by the nod.

Earlier this month, after Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall won a decisive third term, he said it was “humbling” to see his name on so many election signs. 727 more words

News

BC party leader wants new law to target negligent pet owners

The leader of the BC Green Party has tabled a bill that would ensure pet owners are held responsible for the actions of their animals. 194 more words

Politics

Green MLA pushes for university changes

Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver waded into the University of British Columbia governance controversy on Thursday in the provincial legislature.
Weaver introduced a private members bill… 306 more words

B.C. Education Report

Why Canada now has two science ministers

Canada is now the country with two science ministers – a good thing because it brings hope of rebuilding research that is free from commercial interests, say a range of experts. 594 more words

National

Dancing and Raising Money For the Kids

By: Niki Fritz

Last weekend was the 25th Indiana University Dance Marathon, an event where students literally boogy and shake it for 36 hours straight, and all in the name of raising money for sick kids. 1,048 more words