The Burnaby-based Down Syndrome Foundation is hosting LemonAid, a fundraiser on May 23 at the River Rock Show Theatre in Richmond, and a well-known figure from the hit TV show Glee will be there.
Predictions can be dangerous, but there's one we're pretty confident making: whichever party won Tuesday's election - a couple of hours after this page went to press - they'll be blamed for something they have little control over, a downturn in the economy.
Collins carved out a chunk of history on Monday when he published a first person article on Sports Illustrated's website revealing that he is gay.
A proposed fee for drivers crossing into the U.S. could spell trouble for businesses in Point Roberts.
Paving crews were out again this week as the South Fraser Perimeter Road gets closer to completion. The four-lane, 40-kilometre highway, which stretches from Deltaport Way to 176th Street in Surrey, is scheduled to open this December.
If anyone still thought Barack Obama is a leader rather than a follower, that hope evaporated completely with his signing of the Monsanto Protection Act. Apparently it's not enough for institutions to gag scientists claiming to have found evidence of health risks from genetically modified foods. With Obama's signature, Monsanto has won limitations on a judicial review of GMO crops approved by the FDA. I suppose it beats spraying federal judges with the company herbicide Roundup.
I've made fun of Francis Fukuyama before. He's about as stupid as a really, really smart guy can be.
Re: "Several local runners confirmed safe," the Now, April 16.
I've made fun of Francis Fukuyama before. He's about as stupid as a really, really smart guy can be. Back in the 1990s, he made a big splash with a book called The End of History, in which he hypothesized that human society had taken on its final form: representative democracy plus capitalism. All other visions of utopia need not apply.
Shamefully, Sean McKinney (Times, April 2) tries to belittle, slander, falsify, vilify or besmirch America when with no evidence he imagines that country as "leading to a moral collapse."
EVIDENTLY we're all Irish when it comes to grabbin' for the green.
Christy Clark walked into my office this morning. -- Unannounced.
Unannounced. That's odd enough in itself. but she was smiling at me.
Years ago, I was fortunate enough to have the Canadian Criminal Code explained to me by a veteran RCMP officer.
The Burnaby Art Gallery is the place to go for posters this winter.
The Liberal government is planning to sell off several public assets in Surrey to help balance the budget it delivered Tuesday.
David Carr: Truth and Lies in Life and Art, Capilano University NSCU Centre for the Performing Arts, Sunday, Feb. 3, 7: 30 p.m. Tickets $28/$25 (capilanou.ca or 604-990-7810).
Running of the Bankers' set for streets of New York President Obama announced Wednesday that any convictions from his newly signed Banking Criminalization Act would result in a public shaming of the perpetrators. "Those convicted will be led into New York's Zucotti Park in pig masks and made to run an obstacle course ending at Times Square," the newly-invigorated, second term president said in a speech before the U.S. House of Representatives. "The American people were flattened by a controlled demolition of the economy, with their own homes used as fuses," Obama said of
Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Info: 778-233-9805 or artemisgallery.ca.