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May 15, 2013: A Seattle man was run over by a pick up truck on the Oregon coast while he was on his odyssey to dribble a football thousands of miles to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup.
Richard Swanson, 42, began his journey on May 1 with a backpack and a blue ball from the [...]
May 15, 2013: Christy Clark may have paved the way for victory for the BC Liberals, but she lost her seat to NDP’s David Eby marking the first time since 1924 that a BC politician has become Premier without winning a seat. Eby defeated Clark in Vancouver-Point Grey by 785 votes. Nevertheless, Liberals gained ground [...]
May 14, 2013: The previous elections concluded Liberals to be in power for BC, but if school children could vote, the New Democrats would have held the reigns for BC long ago, according to the results for mock elections held for students last elections.
More than 100,000 children cast fake ballots on Monday, a day before [...]
May 14, 2013: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie’s revelation of undergoing double mastectomy due to the presence of a faulty gene she carried created headlines internationally. Presence of the gene BRCA1 meant she was much more likely to suffer from breast cancer or ovarian cancer. Jolie revealed the news through an op-ed she authored for a [...]
DOXA Documentary Film Festival featured 74 screenings in five venues across Vancouver and offered documentary buffs the opportunity to engage in discussion with panelists and filmmakers. The festival ran from May 3 to 12 and featured “10 days of some of the best documentaries from around the world, across Canada and from our own backyard.”
As the campaign trail comes to an end, here are the final itineraries of Premier Christy Clark and NDP Leader Adrian Dix for Monday, May 13.
Premier Christy Clark will campaign in Surrey, Delta, Ladner, Saanichton, Saanich, Oak Bay, Vancouver and Burnaby along with participating in a telephone town hall.
8:15 am – Stop at campaign office of [...]
May 13, 2013: Predictions from various sources are showcasing the potential results of the 40th Provincial General Election with the BC NDP being the top contenders with Adrian Dix being the frontrunner for premier, according to a forecast by ThreeHundredEight.com and The Globe and Mail.
The forecast gives Dix 46 per cent of the vote, while [...]
After a record low voter turnout in 2009, Elections BC has taken new, innovative measures this year to increase the number of British Columbians, who will cast their ballot in the 40th Provincial General Election this May.
From advanced and online voting to drive-thru voting in Comox, Elections BC have “ramped up their public awareness campaign [...]
May 10, 2013: Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced changes to family reunification program toughening policies for those seeking to bring parents and grandparents toCanada. The new rules put forth strict requirements that will ultimately make Canadians or permanent residents wanting to bring their parents or grandparents to Canada financially more responsible for their [...]
May 10, 2013: The Surrey Arts Centre recently showcased “The Princess Myth: Exploring South Asian Youth Identity and Wellness” exhibit that consisted of 50 studio photographs, 10 digital and traditional artworks and a selection of essays and poetry. Produced by the Arts Council of Surrey, the exhibit involved students, from age 14 to 19, from [...]