Barret Pearson Feed en British Columbian wines deserve our respect We've got a real chance at becoming a benchmark for quality throughout the world. We've just got to support it.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food BC Local BC Wines hospitality Oenology Okanagan Wine viticulture Wine Industry Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:43:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 19574 at Citizens outraged over lack of public consultation on coal export expansions A large delegation of concerned citizens and activists rallied in front of the offices of the Vancouver Port Authority today to express dissent over plans to expand coal exports from the Fraser...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment BC Coal exports Kevin Washbrook Metro Vancouver Port Authority Fri, 24 May 2013 04:43:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 15410 at Living wage in BC could prevent disabilities: SFU prof Bruce Lanphear, an SFU researcher, believes that removing social inequities and increasing the standard minimum wage are key factors in preventing disabilities.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Bruce Lanphear CCPA child poverty children Cigarettes Lead Living Wage mental health mental illness PCBs poverty tobacco Vancouver Wed, 09 May 2012 02:04:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 11601 at #FreeKhazali: twitter activists celebrate Iranian dissident Mehdi Khazali's release after hunger strike Iranian blogger and activist Mehdi Khazali is still weak from his 71-day hunger strike against state repression in Iran, but has been freed thanks to international pressure on social media.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middle East Ahmadinejad Evin Prison Iran Iran blogger Iran dissident Iran Elections Iranian politics Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Mehdi Khazali Tehran Mon, 19 Mar 2012 03:14:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 11136 at The lynching of Ron Paul Was the recent hacking job by Anonymous a targeted attempt to bring down Republican candidate Ron Paul?<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political Junkie Politics A3P American Third Position Anonymous GOP hacking Jamie Kelso Mitt Romney neo-nazi Newt Gingrich Republican Ron Paul Fri, 03 Feb 2012 07:03:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 10635 at Anonymous hacks neo-Nazi sites Hacker group Anonymous targeted neo-Nazi groups suspected of being associated with Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology 2012 election American Third Position Anonymous anti-fascist antifa GOP hacking nationalism Nazi Republican candidate Ron Paul White Power Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:37:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 10605 at Top 10 things to do on Valentine's Day Need Valentine's Day date ideas? Whether it's a fancy dinner or a movie night, there are plenty of romantic things to do in Vancouver. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life dating Vancouver romantic comedy romantic getaway Valentine's Day events Valentine's day gifts Vancouver couples Wed, 01 Feb 2012 04:25:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 10598 at Douglas Coupland to be keynote speaker at Cities Summit in Vancouver The renowned Canadian writer and artist will be keynote speaker at the upcoming Cities Summit.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Douglas Coupland urban planning Vancouver Cities Summit vancouver convention centre Vancouver Economic Commision Sat, 28 Jan 2012 02:09:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 10369 at FBI plots social media surveillance on Twitter, Facebook The FBI plans to create a new application to monitor and map user content on popular social media websites.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Facebook FBI laws privacy Social Media surveillance terrorism Twitter United States Fri, 27 Jan 2012 03:14:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 10541 at Anonymous launches largest attack yet before SOPA victory Hacker group Anonymous launches largest DDOS attack to date, claiming victory over the controversial SOPA bill. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News #opmegaupload @YourAnonNews Anonymous Congress DDOS hacking hacktivism Lamar Smith New Zealand PIPA piracy SOPA Twitter us government Sat, 21 Jan 2012 03:29:00 +0000 Barret Pearson 10473 at