The garbage talk that has dominated headlines in the past weeks is beginning to be a political circus. Nobody knows who is telling the truth,…View More Trash Talk Across the Pacific: Is It All Garbage?
The ongoing story of phony absentee ballots, and vote-buying swirling around Surrey’s current municipal election is cast with a perfect mix of characters—vulnerable immigrants, greedy…View More In Surrey’s Muddy Election, Local Media should Guard Against Spreading the Dirt
Over its 132-year history since incorporation as a city, Vancouver has had 39 mayors. All of them have been white men. Change seems to be…View More Wanted: First Non-white Mayor of Vancouver
Elsie James (83) pulled into Fernie, British Columbia, with her family when she was seven. The rain-drenched moon raised its Aladdin’s lamp to the stars,…View More New Horizons in Voluntourism
Nestled in the scenic and stunning rolling dry desert hills and mirror lakes of Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia is the town of Oliver…View More Sikhs Make World Go Round in Oliver
British Columbia sits on a precipice and will either fall into a minority Liberal government, an NDP minority government or a possible Liberal majority, depending…View More What Just Happened in British Columbia? And What’s Ahead?
One year after Canada first resettled 25,000 Syrian refugees into Canadian communities — a number that has since grown to 40,000 — the refugee program…View More Technology Helping Newcomers to Metro Vancouver
The world is still catching up to Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier. A year before being appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006,…View More Activist Connects Loss of Culture to Climate Change
A new novel reflects on the experiences of Filipino Canadians through the story of one family, and aims to inspire newcomers to achieve their dreams.…View More Story of Filipino Family Hits Home for Immigrants
A racial slur against a former Vancouver Park Board commissioner with a South Asian background is creating a social media furor. Meanwhile, a protest group…View More Anonymity Shields Perpetrators of Racism in Online Forums and Comment Fields