Letters January 10, 2013

Arbitration needed in transit dispute As Vanessa Hawk’s recent article (“Transit job action continues, no formal negotiations scheduled,” Dec. 13) makes clear, the main impediment to a settlement in the ongoing B.C. Transit…

Fairy tales of fat

Obesity as a final, awful bastion of prejudice

The rest of Canada can’t afford to be idle

By now, you’ve definitely heard of the Idle No More movement: an Indigenous-led wave of protest and demonstration in support of treaty rights and against the Conservatives’ Bill C-45. With…

Making do with the West Coast in winter

With no frozen ponds or snowy hills, what do West-Coasters do all winter?

Editorial: Looking back and ahead

Now the new year is rolling on in, and it’s time for us all to look back on some of the most interesting players in 2012 and figure out what…


Week of December 13

Growing pains: Generation of communication

We watched the cast of Radio Free Roscoe wait impatiently for their friends to call, but little did they know the greater horrors of typing a message and waiting for…

Finding your family during the holidays

I come from a small town in the Interior that, despite all its aesthetic charm, really has nothing. Absolutely nothing, except in some cases the horror of small-town trivialities and…

Marijuana legalization needed in Canada

The recent legalization of marijuana by the states of Colorado and Washington shows that attitudes towards the drug have been changing.

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