By Ted Alcuitas in Vancouver, BC The garbage talk that has dominated headlines in the past weeks is beginning to be a political circus. Nobody…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
By Ashoke Dasgupta in Winnipeg, MB Elsie James (83) pulled into Fernie, British Columbia, with her family when she was seven. The rain-drenched moon raised…View More New Horizons in Voluntourism
By: Bhupinder S. Liddar in Oliver, BC Nestled in the scenic and stunning rolling dry desert hills and mirror lakes of Okanagan Valley in beautiful British…View More Sikhs Make World Go Round in Oliver
By Crawford Kilian, Andrew Nikiforuk, Judith Sayers and Paul Willcocks in British Columbia A new world for BCBy Judith Sayers British Columbia sits on a precipice and will either fall into…View More What Just Happened in British Columbia? And What’s Ahead?
by Daniel Morton in Vancouver One year after Canada first resettled 25,000 Syrian refugees into Canadian communities — a number that has since grown to…View More Technology Helping Newcomers to Metro Vancouver
by Winnie Hwo in Vancouver The world is still catching up to Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier. A year before being appointed an Officer of the…View More Activist Connects Loss of Culture to Climate Change
by Melissa Shaw in Vancouver A new novel reflects on the experiences of Filipino Canadians through the story of one family, and aims to inspire…View More Story of Filipino Family Hits Home for Immigrants
Commentary By Herman Thind in Vancouver A racial slur against a former Vancouver Park Board commissioner with a South Asian background is creating a social media…View More Anonymity Shields Perpetrators of Racism in Online Forums and Comment Fields