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Vancouver Public Library seeks public input on its future

Source: CBC

What should a public library look like in 2020?

That’s the question the Vancouver Public Library is putting to Vancouverites in a round of public consultations it will use as a basis for its next three-year plan. 81 more words


Wine Beliebers - Friday Ramble

I read an interesting piece at http://www.cbcnews.ca about Justin Bieber’s new dreadlocks. You can read it here. It was about the non-entitled appropriation of the culture of others. 910 more words


CBC News anchor Suhana Meharchand battling cancer

Pop Goes The News — Veteran Canadian news anchor Suhana Meharchand revealed Monday she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Meharchand, 53, shared her battle on Twitter, adding that it is “very tough going.” 120 more words


Steven Mahoney: Three problems with bottled water

Bottled water has a huge environmental cost. Clean drinking water is often widely available and low cost, so in almost all cases bottling it is unnecessary and wasteful. 356 more words


Nova Scotia firefighters battling Aylesford blaze find hydrant clogged with fish

This is from the CBC News.

‘It was a first for all of us and there were four or five guys standing there’.

Firefighters in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley found themselves facing a fishy situation Tuesday as they responded to the first grass fire of the season. 364 more words