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The Modern Thinker

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Two leading human rights groups quit B.C. missing women inquiry

Two high-profile human rights groups are the latest of a string of organizations to pull the plug on B.C.'s missing women inquiry. Both organizations cite a lack of government funding to subsidize...

Peter Mansbridge in town to support the Vancouver Food Bank

"When you hear the stories of people who have jobs and need the help of the food bank, you want to help", says Peter Mansbridge.

Government spent a hundred million to investigate Pickton

The figures are in and they’re heartbreaking. $103,000,000 to investigate and prosecute serial killer Robert Pickton, a man that preyed on women that lived on $185 per month, or less, in Vancouver’...