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Vaughn Palmer: Horgan hopes ending big money politics is a game-changer

VICTORIA — For what was billed as the last big fundraiser for the New Democratic Party before formal commencement of the 2017 election campaign, Opposition leader John Horgan launched the proceedings on an apologetic note. 874 more words


Ian Mulgrew: Tenants frustrated by lack of help over slum conditions

The B.C. government and the City of Vancouver are good at talking the talk about homelessness and tenants’ rights, but not so good about doing the walk. 707 more words

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Shannon Miller: I breastfed my sister's baby without telling her and didn't apologize

By Shannon Miller, Special to Postmedia Network

Full disclosure: My son was so attached to breastfeeding that eventually I had to tell him “boobies broken” — repeatedly. 663 more words


Vaughn Palmer: Keeping calm and carrying on despite tour of terror

LONDON — Three days after the Westminster terrorist attack, a dozen-and-a-half residents and tourists gathered near a tube stop in the British capital for a walking tour both vivid and timely. 902 more words


Ian Mulgrew: Court dawdles in face of overcrowding, opioid crises

In the midst of a spring break, B.C. Supreme Court Justice John Steeves says it will be autumn before we hear the government’s defence of medical waiting lists. 720 more words

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Douglas Todd: The view from the migration sector bubble

I just spent a few days with Canadians who work with immigrants, refugees, international students and other migrants.

The almost 1,000 people at the 2017 Metropolis Conference in Montreal are on the front lines of an effort central to a country with arguably the world’s highest per capita in-migration. 1,251 more words

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"A tad bit stalkerish…"

So here I am a pretty level headed black lesbian filmmaker at what I would say is the peak (so far) of my spiritual growth. Little did I know my life was about to take a turn that I never saw coming but would be extremely grateful for in the end. 2,122 more words