Posts Categorized: Opinions

Letters January 10, 2013

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 »

The rest of Canada can’t afford to be idle

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 »

Growing pains: Generation of communication

We watched the cast of Radio Free Roscoe wait impatiently for their friends to call, but little did they know the greater horrors of typing a message and waiting for someone to message you back.