November 11, 2013 marked the 94th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, which ended the 1st World War. Metro Vancouver has over 16 locations that hold a ceremony to commemorate the soldiers who fought in all wars to protect our country and allowed us to become the nation we are today.
What does it really mean to be an adult? There seems to be a growing trend in popular culture of adults reverting back into their childhood, and there are countless examples in movies and television to back that theory.
Whether or not we choose to accept it, Marijuana is a large part of BC’s culture. In terms of identity, Vancouver is known not only nationally but worldwide as a haven for pot enthusiasts through our somewhat lax laws and the high quality of the product produced here. Myself, while traveling through Europe, couldn’t believe the reputation given to Vancouver and BC bud. Even in Amsterdam, a Mecca for marijuana, BC bud was highly praised as being “the best in the world”.
Bus rides have always been a torturous task for many. From the loud cries of babies and their strollers taking 15% of the buses space to people eating smelly tuna sandwiches next to you, it’s no wonder cars are a blessing. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford cars. For those who are lacking luck and have to ride the bus every day, here are some ways you can make your ride less of a living hell.
Like everything else, bullying has evolved. What was once stereotyped as being the bigger kid picking on the smaller kid in the schoolyard has transcended well beyond even the borders of school grounds.
It’s an issue that often gets the blind eye, yet globally, stares many people right in the face like a plaguing disease.
Fur is on everything these days. From the trim around your hood to the detailing on your boots, to the cute little trinket on your keychain, it’s no surprise that most of us have become desensitized to the issues that can surround the fur industry. Many people however, choose to make the conscious effort to buy faux fur.
Carven Li was just nine years old when he moved to Richmond from Hong Kong. At 19, he openly came out as gay and now, at 22, he identifies himself as a queer activist.