Deklan Franklin messes around on his scooter beside the hockey rink in the Pomeroy Sport Centre. He jumps and flips the scooter around from side to side before landing on it, gliding away on the smooth concourse floor. Franklin is a Grade 10 student at the Energetic Learning Campus who wants to see an indoor […]
At the RCMP North District awards Andrew Adams, a civilian, was recognized for his life-saving act of bravery when two young men fell into a deep crevasse under a deceiving pack of snow. Staff Sergeant Pat McTiernan reflected on his years with the RCMP, as he was awarded a 30 year medallion at the RCMP North District […]
In May 2016, Super Valu in Houston, B.C. announced they were shutting down. It’s the town’s only full grocery store, so residents will need to travel to Burns Lake or Smithers for groceries. I talked with some of them to find out what they think about it.
The federal government reinstated the long-form census in 2016, as promised during the election campaign in October 2015. When they made the announcement, I went to talk with people in Prince George, B.C. to find out what they thought about it.
Vancouver’s settlement agencies have a robust system that can absorb the nearly 3,000 Syrian refugees expected to arrive in B.C. the coming weeks, say advocates. But they also warn that low federal funding and poor co-ordination between federal and provincial governments is preventing the various English-language schools, immigrant settlement agencies, health clinics, Vancouver Association for Survivors of […]
City Council voted in favour of becoming the greenest city in the world with an action plan that will see Vancouver become an exclusively renewable energy city within 35 years, with zero carbon emissions, and generating zero waste. The greenest city goal is not new – city council adopted that in 2008 – but the […]