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Lynne Melcombe

Lynne Melcombe has been writing and editing for over 25 years. She enjoys writing about social issues and often does communications work for nonprofits. She has three kids, two rabbits, one dog, a husband, a little house and a big garden.


Walking to Ottawa chained to the Indian Act

Why Leo Baskatawang decided to go for a walk from Vancouver to Ottawa, a copy of the Indian Act chained to his body.

A one stop shop for Vancouver nerds

If you're a twenty-something in Vancouver and you're not into drinking or movies, what do you do for a social life?