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Trudeau photo-op fodder for social media (Twitter)

AND THEY'RE OFF: Federal leaders' debate trumps sports at some city bars

Green party leader Elizabeth May is expected to stick it to Harper over the $150 billion he added to the federal debt.

Let's pursue future public service stories together

We’ve seen what happens when journalism is not functioning correctly: the Iraq War, the Missing Women in the Downtown Eastside, and the current PR war that government is waging against environment...

Campaign Research Inc.: NPA's not-so-secret weapon

Vancouver municipal election 2011

Ethnic segregation a reality for Vancouver high school students

“Birds of a feather flock together,” says a senior at St. George's, the city's all-boys private school, when asked why his peers segregate along ethnic lines during school assemblies. He could...

Why the site crashed yesterday and other VO news

Yesterday, the site shut down for five hours. This happened under the pressure of a huge surge in traffic.  Finally, we upgraded to a larger server and acquired new speed and capacity.  We...

On being “Too Asian?”

We mustn’t paint the Asian community with too broad of a brush. But this Chinese-Canadian knows too many Asians who wouldn’t make attractive undergraduates.

UBC symposium on anti-Asian racism finds Maclean's "Too Asian?" too insensitive

Two weeks ago, I wrote a commentary in response to Maclean’s “Too Asian?” Since then, many voices have chimed in from left, right, and centre to offer their two cents. Aside from a brief non-apology...

Asian, whatever that means

What the heck does “Asian flush" mean?