Drawings for Syria

Noted artist Frank Zeidler, who now lives in France after spending decades in Vancouver, has created two highly evocative drawings that suggest the grim experience of Syrian and other displaced people. 94 more words


Vancouver Muslims want security focus on new Syrian refugees

David Ali wants the safety of Canadians to come first as Metro Vancouver’s diverse Muslim population prepares to sponsor Syrian refugees.

“We are strong believers in security. 993 more words

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If Dad Were Here

It’d be so much easier if you were here. You would remember names, places, stories and details I was too young to remember and mom was not present to experience. 352 more words


Former B.C. premier calls out Ontario premier for abusing "racist" label

Former B.C. premier Ujjal Dosanjh, who was also a cabinet minister in the federal Liberal government, is calling out Ontario Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne for characterizing opponents of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rapid-intake refugee plan as closet “racists.” 755 more words


UBC prof seeks inquiry into murdered aboriginal men

All of Canada’s major political parties, including the post-election Conservatives, have now called for an inquiry into the cases of the roughly 1,000 aboriginal women who have been murdered or disappeared since 1982. 976 more words

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Where immigrants live in Metro Vancouver: Interactive map

This remarkable interactive map helps readers learn more about where immigrants and non-immigrants tend to reside in Metro Vancouver.

Created by Sun data journalist Chad Skelton, it is a great resource for those interested in studying diversity, multiculturalism and migration in Metro Vancouver, which by one count has… 251 more words


'Four inches below left nipple:' A War Remembrance

For Remembrance Day, here is a poetic tribute to my grandfather, George Stanley Todd.

He was an Ontario farmer who fought and was wounded in the trenches in the First World War. 216 more words