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Transgender rights: Bathroom protest movement is born

It was bound to happen . . .

A Victoria, B.C. woman has started a new form of protest: she’s taken to using men’s public washrooms, and is making headlines in the process. 331 more words


Vancouver Sun scribes MacIntyre, Kingston win B.C. sports writing honours

Vancouver Sun sports writers Iain MacIntyre and Gary Kingston are among the winners in the annual Paul Carson Broadcast & Media Awards.

MacIntyre was named best sports columnist in Vancouver and Kingston best specialist/beat writer, for his coverage of Olympic sports, after an online survey of working media and professionals in the sports sector. 227 more words


Vancouver Island restaurant cancels its no-tipping policy

Just three months after a Vancouver Island restaurant made Canadian hospitality history by outlawing the tipping of servers, gratuities are back on the menu at the Smoke ‘n’ Water. 167 more words


That Time We Stalked Prince Andrew

If you’re trying to find me and I’m not at work, chances are I’ll be at the mall. It’s my happy place.

I was there the other day, sniffing things at a natural soap shop, a very small natural soap shop. 251 more words

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Media Refuse to Publish Mayor’s Critique of Smart Meters

April 23, 2014

The following guest editorial about smart meters was written by John Ranns, the longtime Mayor of the District of Metchosin on southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia. 615 more words

Smart Meters

Update: School districts face tough budget decisions

Following on the Vancouver school district’s proposal to battle a $12.5-million shortfall by cutting as many as 70 jobs, other school districts around the province are also making tough budget discussions. 843 more words

B.C. Education Report

Jim Flaherty's best ties

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty died on April 10. He had announced his resignation from politics on March 18, with the intention of returning to the private sector. 252 more words