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Stephen Harper's deadly toys
It's finally happened. Our warlike Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, and his equally pugnacious sidekick Peter MacKay, have finally declared why they want to wear their six-guns in public....
Mar 12th, 2013
Olympic medalist and SFU student Jasmin Glaesser shares pre-race rituals
Jasmin Glaesser, a 19-year-old SFU computer science student, shares her pre-race rituals and a technicality that almost kept her out of the Olympics.
Sep 4th, 2012
Canadians strut their stuff at 2012 London Olympics: slideshow
At the 2012 London Games, Canadian officials and athletes get ready to shine...or at least to have a good time. As usual, former British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell is at the centre of...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jul 26th, 2012
My hot, sweaty commute on the tube during the 2012 London Olympics
As the train lumbered into the station, I could feel a collective groan down the platform. Kings Cross Underground Station - 6:28 p.m. on a Monday. Rush hour. Summer had finally come to...
Jul 23rd, 2012