Whitecaps hope to score their first win in Saturday’s LA Galaxy game

Despite a rocky start to the season, the Vancouver Whitecaps are emerging from their bye, well rested and ready to bounce back for this weekend’s game against the LA Galaxy. Home-field advantage hasn’t helped the Caps yet, with a draw and a loss at BC Place early in the season. Saturday’s game will be at … Continue reading Whitecaps hope to score their first win in Saturday’s LA Galaxy game

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Fighting addiction one laugh at a time

 Local comedian Mark Hughes is helping solve Vancouver’s illicit drug overdose crisis one laugh at a time.    As a recovering addict himself who has lost people to overdose, Hughes organized a second safe injection comedy fundraiser at Pat’s Pub and Brewhouse last night, after the first in December. The aim is to raise money for … Continue reading Fighting addiction one laugh at a time

Black History Month award winner repays her community

Fuelled by motivation to give back to her community, Joy Gyamfi radiates compassion through every aspect of her life. Her contributions to Black Lives Matter Vancouver and her work at Gordon Neighbourhood House (GNH) prompted Gyamfi’s boss at GNH Paul Taylor, to nominate her for the Black History Month proclamation. Gyamfi was shocked when Taylor informed her that she had not … Continue reading Black History Month award winner repays her community

Langara’s first sexual assault policy has been finalized

Langara has developed a new sexual assault policy that defines sexual consent and harassment, and outlines procedures and services now available to victims. Workshops teaching Langara faculty and students about disclosing incidents, and developing boundaries and assertiveness skills started yesterday, Feb. 22. Last year, the provincial government passed Bill 23 requiring that all B.C. post-secondary … Continue reading Langara’s first sexual assault policy has been finalized