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Maple Batalia gunned down at SFU: Father suspects 'unrequited love' to be cause

B.C. lost another young woman to violence, this time on a university campus. Maple Batalia, a 19-year-old actress, was found at about 1 a.m. with several gunshot wounds near an entrance to the...

SFU students currently occupying offices of Student Society Board of Directors in support of CUPE 3338-5 locked out workers

At approximately 1pm, a group of eight students entered the office of the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) Board of Directors and launched a peaceful occupation, Maria Persdotter, SFSS member and...

Death penalty discussed in Canada after U.S. executes third person this week

U.S. ignores judge's plea and gets on with execution. But in Canada, the death penalty is still considered institutionalized murder.

Latin American Film Festival kicks off next Thursday

Cinephiles can rejoice as the 9th annual Vancouver Latin American Film  Festival is around the corner (September 1-11). The festival will showcase the most compelling Latin American productions...

Judged in the court of Facebook

Move aside, VPD: Facebook is not just a helper in bringing Vancouver rioters to justice, but is becoming a virtual courtroom as well. Since the Stanley Cup riot, numerous pages such as Facebook riot...

passionTOaction: Five young women get passionate about sustainability

These Grade 11 students have a wide variety of interests -- from water, fossil fuels and waste reduction to deforestation, food security and youth empowerment.

Is North Vancouver ready for a chlorine leak during an earthquake?

The City of North Vancouver's key spokesperson, the mayor, believes the municipality is ready to face both a major earthquake and a chlorine leak at the Canexus Chemical plant. This scenario, though...

Fraser Institute gets defensive

Last November, the keynote speaker at the sold out annual gala for the Fraser Institute in Vancouver was Premier Gordon Campbell. Campbell's presence at the expensive event was remarked upon by those...

Beyond housing: experts focus on health of the homeless

A two-day summit, Health of the Homeless, will bring together top Canadian experts to discuss research and solutions for improving the health of those who are homeless in Vancouver. Vancouver...