It’s that time of year again. Girl Guides are selling their cookies: classic chocolate or vanilla sandwich. But there’s a new flavour: sweet solidarity. It’s subtle, but the taste is unmistakable.
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Daylight Saving Time is a sleep thief. On Saturday night, this anachronistic candlewax-conservation scheme messed with your clocks.
In the 1997 film Gattaca, people's career, housing, income and status were predetermined by their genetic profiles.
Multiculturalism policy is a clunky, unfinished, official acknowledgement that there’s more to Canada than just white guys. Now it’s under assault.
Last month, my colleague Laurie P. died of overdose, one of 116 fatal ODs in B.C. in January. She was a harm reduction activist and had a graceful, inclusive style of community organizing.
My good friend Jeff Louden was born on the Curve Lake First Nation.
Just 48 hours after U.S. President Donald Trump started making good on his promised Muslim ban, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Abdelkrim Hassane, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Azzedine Soufiane and Ibrahima Barry were killed as they prayed.
Question: Is Climate Change Just Hype?
This week's question: Should Canadians be Leery of Kevin O’Leary?
Trump blocked CNN questions at his press conference last week.
A local First Nation elder slipped on the ice, badly injuring himself over Christmas. A friend with a disability was trapped in her apartment. Paramedics reported a spike in fractures, sprains and head injuries. Anyone can slip and fall.
The Pope didn’t endorse Trump.
Morgues are full. Every eight hours, someone dies from fentanyl, heroin or other opiates in B.C.
Christmas is under siege from multiculturalism. Or so conservatives tell us. But the only people who ever outlawed Christmas in North America were 17th century Puritans.
Harper’s Anti-Terrorism Act 2015 (Bill C-51) gave spies and police sweeping powers to infringe our rights. Now they want more. And the government is asking what we think.
America’s president-elect is a fascist and Canada isn’t immune. Swastikas metastasize on synagogue and mosque. Slurs are spat on public transit. Hate crimes proliferate.
White? Wealthy? American? You probably voted for Donald Trump and felt pride at his triumph. If you’re among his targets, you’re probably scared.
Tomorrow, U.S. voters must keep an authoritarian from high office. But in some ways, Trump has already won. Even if electors say, “you’re fired,” Trump has made extreme right wing ideas acceptable again.