Houston B.C. reacts to losing their only grocery store
In May 2016, Super Valu in Houston, B.C. announced they were shutting down. It’s the town’s only full grocery store,
Prince George, B.C. reacts to the long form census
The federal government reinstated the long-form census in 2016, as promised during the election campaign in October 2015. When they
Brewing coffee from a tent
Coffee while camping is essential. Here I talked with Quesnel-based roaster Ian Mason about how to best brew coffee without
Vaisakhi celebration starts well before the parade
Youth at the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh temple in Prince George spend the week leading up to Vaisakhi at the temple, learning
Indigenous doula collective to support mother-centred birth care in B.C.
‘For Indigenous people, birth is supposed to be a ceremony,’ says doula from Squamish Nation A woman from the Squamish
Women in aviation work to change gender imbalance
Aircraft mechanic Kelly Lamarche rummages through her old, blue toolbox filled with a mishmash of screwdrivers, ratchets and flexible wrenches.
The business of knitting
Hipsters do it. Students do it. Boys do it. Activists do it. Lovers of sustainability do it. The nooks and
All-Star Wrestling
The story of Melvin Berry, an aspiring fighter at the All Star Wrestling league out of Surrey, B.C.
Building permits in B.C. surge ahead of other provinces
B.C.’s building permits are surging ahead while other provinces showed significant decreases, according to Statistics Canada. Data from last November
Refugee agencies ready to deliver support if money, teamwork in place
Vancouver’s settlement agencies have a robust system that can absorb the nearly 3,000 Syrian refugees expected to arrive in B.C.
Vancouver on-track to becoming world’s greenest city
City Council voted in favour of becoming the greenest city in the world with an action plan that will see
Why millions of Canadian votes don’t matter
Ninety-four countries use proportional representation, where votes translate directly to seats in parliament. Canada doesn’t. Canada’s electoral system is known