For inner-city women, violence stays prevalent

"At this point, we need behaviour changes," says the executive director of Battered Women's Supoort Services (BWSS). "We've got enough awareness."
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B.C.’s income- based drug plan less efficient, equitable than other age-based plans

A recent study find that seven per cent of B.C. seniors don't fill their prescriptions because they cost too much. In Ontario, on the other hand, there's universal coverage for medically necessary drugs to anyone 65 and older.
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Theo Fleury: from hockey to healing

On a cold night, a warm chat with a rattlesnake about trauma, addiction, and healing.
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Emmett (Sarah Race) shoots from the hip

“Professionally, my name is Sarah Race. That’s my work drag name. My nickname’s Emmett. I identify as genderqueer—I fall on the transgender spectrum. I moved to Vancouver from Portland in the early 2000s. Since I’ve lived in Vancouver, I’ve only lived in Strathcona. I like it because I know my...
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In the kitchen with Justin Devonshire

"My grandmother owned her own restaurant back in Winnipeg. When I was a boy, my grandmother taught me a lot of things, like how to cook on two burners.
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Aging Out Too Young - foster youth need more supports

Before his 16th birthday, Ivery Castilloux lived through 11 different foster homes—more homes than many people inhabit in a lifetime. He lived with and was taken away from his mother’s care nine times, attended several different schools, and bounced between social workers across the Lower Mainland.
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Inside the idea machine: local writers share their inspiration

Ideas can come to us in many different shapes or forms—a conversation between two strangers, a known taste or smell, a place reminiscent of a dream.
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