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Andrea Bennett

Andrea Bennett completed her MFA at UBC and is an editor at Adbusters Magazine.

Hupacasath First Nation battles China-Canada FIPA in court

Closing arguments began Wednesday for the historic Hupacasath First Nation court challenge of a FIPA, or foreign investor protection agreement between Canada and China. The Hupacasath's...
Do Not Talk About Climate Change - It's Against Government Policy

Deep pocket PR vs. artist Franke James: the fight's on

Do not talk about climate change, it's against government policy, James' ads in Hill Times say

Getting on the bus with pro-lifers and "March for Life" at BC's Parliament

“We've got room on the bus if you want a ride," the spokesperson for Abbotsford Right to Life said.

Foreign investment in real estate market resulting in empty condos, panel told

Inside SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, a long line of Vancouverites wait to enter “Foreign Investment in Vancouver’s Real Estate Market,” a three-person panel discussion moderated by journalist...

Woof woof: Should the BC Residential Tenancy Act be revised to allow pets?

When Renée Stephen came to Vancouver in 2010 with Minerva, Pixel and The Cat, she received a rude provincial awakening. In Ontario, she recalled, she and her partner could pick up the newspaper and...