Mar 5th, 2013
While poverty activists' concerns are valid, working to bring jobs and business to the Downtown Eastside is the surest way to alleviate poverty.
Feb 15th, 2013
Supporters demand a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
Jan 31st, 2013
Save On Meats introduced their new series of cooking classes, including the Sausage and Bacon 101 which I delved right in to.
Oct 6th, 2012
Two Chefs and a Table, known for their workplace catering and their quaint bistro in Gastown, is now bringing to the table a new kind of dining - Test Kitchen Tuesdays. In an unconventional manner...
May 21st, 2012
Rows of lush kale, beets and lettuce are a-sprouting on a Downtown Eastside lot, where the Portland Hotel Society is growing a new food garden and tackling food insecurity raised by a recent UN visit.
Apr 20th, 2012
Last April, as lawyers prepared for an inquiry into the Pickton investigation, retired street nurse Bonnie Fournier was told to expect a call. Nine days remain, and she's still waiting.
Apr 10th, 2012
As the Missing Women Inquiry hit its last weeks – mired in claims of sexism, racism and illegitimacy – 15 excluded organizations called for national and international action.
Mar 6th, 2012
The Pickton inquiry faced a new setback today, as the lawyer for Aboriginal interests quit – the latest in a string of boycotts and criticisms which some say has cost the commission its legitimacy.
Feb 28th, 2012
Jim Green, defender of the poor, activist, politician, football-lover, died Tuesday morning. He was 68 years old, and was battling lung cancer. "It is with great sadness...
Feb 20th, 2012
Describing a 'turning, wrenching feeling,' would-be police informant Bill Hiscox reveals to VO what it was like on serial killer Robert 'Willie' Pickton's farm.