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Vancouver Confidential unveils gritty, fascinating side of city's history
These bloggers, actors and tour guides “are creating a much larger conversation about Vancouver” than could be created by conventional historians.
Sep 29th, 2014
Chinese Canadian war veterans honoured in new photo exhibit
Chinese Canadians who fought in Canada's armed forces -- despite being denied citizenship -- are recognized this week in a new photo display.
David P. Ball
Jan 24th, 2012
Ice Pilots NWT currently in production of third season
Hang onto your hats, boys -- season three of Ice Pilots NWT is currently in production. The series is currently airing its second season after being ranked as the highest-rated Canadian...
Mar 15th, 2011
On Remembrance Day, war stories from Vimy to Baghdad
Each Remembrance Day, I'm sure to put forth that there is significant importance in documenting the stories from those affected by war---from veterans and dodgers to widowers and pacifists. By...
Nov 7th, 2010
Kafkaesque citizenship laws bestow rights, and take them away
Navigating the extensive family of Canadian citizenship laws leaves a paper cut that could shred a moose. There is the son, Bill C–37, (male personal pro-noun intentional); the father, 1977...
Jul 8th, 2010
Denying the deserving a right to call Canada home
Paul Martin Sr., the father of former Canadian Prime Minster of the same name, minus the suffix, didn’t know he was on a quest for a symbol to represent "the character of Canada", but he found one,...
Jul 7th, 2010