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 »
Posts Categorized: Opinions
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 »
With no frozen ponds or snowy hills, what do West-Coasters do all winter?
Now the new year is rolling on in, and it’s time for us all to look back on some of the most interesting players in 2012 and figure out what they should do in 2013.
Week of December 13
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.
I come from a small town in the Interior that, despite all its aesthetic charm, really has nothing. Absolutely nothing, except in some cases the horror of small-town trivialities and dysfunctional family trauma.
The recent legalization of marijuana by the states of Colorado and Washington shows that attitudes towards the drug have been changing.