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Letters to the Editor
That's valid, because as guilty as they may look, a person could have a legitimate reason for driving in an area with prostitutes. However, being pulled over and blowing over the legal limit or refusing a breathalyzer -- that's a little more black and white, don't you think? That's like a john driving slowly on the low track while naked and wearing a condom. Your logic is highly specious. I'm...
Missing Aboriginal Women Were 'Just Hookers' to Police, Says 911 Operator
VANCOUVER - A former 911 operator alleges uniformed superiors repeatedly brushed off reports of sex trade workers disappearing from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside in the late 1990s, while a civilian clerk agrees there was prejudice across the police department but has denied being dismissive herself.
Marijuana and hashish are on offer at the many 'green' coffee shops around town. Soft drugs were decriminalized in 1976; while strictly illegal, they're tolerated. Shops are permitted to keep half a kilogram, which 'bud tenders' sell from menus that start with a light 'Bubble Gum' for $12 a gram. There are 'space cakes' and spiked muffins. The atmosphere is mellow, not much different than a...
Short, sharp and straight to the point, Yvette Nolan's 1990 drama gets a timely remount in the wake of B.C. serial killer Robert Picton's first trial. The powerful 35-minute production from Theatre Anywhere director Eileen Longfield (So Far From Eden, 2007; Montana, 2006) is a snapshot of a Winnipeg university student who, following a fight with her boyfriend, makes a fatal decision to accept a...
If I didn't, it would probably be my editor's first question when I got back," [Ryan McGeeney] said later. "I like to go into Vegas, it's a fun place, but you know what, I've got to stop gambling. That's the bottom line," [Charles Barkley] said during TNT's pre-game show before Game 7 between San Antonio and New Orleans. "I am not going to gamble anymore. For right now, the...
Publishing Names Doesn't Serve Public Interest
THE call came in early this morning from an irate reader. "I see on page A9 here you've got a story about a woman being charged with inciting hatred because she let her students name a teddy bear Muhammad, and then on B1 you say your paper won't name people who have been charged with impaired driving because they are innocent until proven guilty. That teacher hasn't been proven guilty yet,...