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It’s something your parents probably told you during your childhood. You didn’t finish your food — don’t you know children are starving in Africa? According to the World Food Programme, a branch of the United Nations, 870 million people worldwide do not have enough to eat. Meanwhile, we in the developed world are scraping legions… Read more »
Please, say goodbye to 1995
The shocking truth about our ungulate enemies
So it was Jan. 31, and you had a wicked night planned. You wore your best dress, had a magnum of champagne in hand and kept your eye on the clock with a hottie in sight. You told yourself that this year was going to be different — that New Year’s Eve was going to… Read more »
I’m not a lifetime resident of Victoria, but I’m close to it. I’m more like a lifetime tourist. Although I didn’t start living in this city until I attended UVic, I have known Victoria since I was four. I still have vivid memories of my first visit to this Britain-inflected city. It was after my… Read more »
We do our best to empathize and stop immediately if we see someone react as if they’re offended, and for the majority of us, the insults are just more proof that we do love each other at heart.
Arbitration needed in transit dispute As Vanessa Hawk’s recent article (“Transit job action continues, no formal negotiations scheduled,” Dec. 13) makes clear, the main impediment to a settlement in the ongoing B.C. Transit dispute is whether the drivers of the Vicinity buses be required to possess a Class 4 driver’s licence (which B.C. Transit wants) or the more… Read more »
Obesity as a final, awful bastion of prejudice
By now, you’ve definitely heard of the Idle No More movement: an Indigenous-led wave of protest and demonstration in support of treaty rights and against the Conservatives’ Bill C-45. With support now growing internationally and Attawapiskat First Nation’s Chief Theresa Spence’s related hunger strike dragging on to nearly a month as of press time, the… Read more »