Consumable Christmas gift ideas for those who are firmly convinced that the world is a better place after getting a glow on

Consumable Christmas gift ideas for those who are firmly convinced that the world is a better place after getting a glow on

Earlier this week we gave you a list of spirits that you must not miss, which are perfect Christmas gifts this holiday. Because, as everyone knows, one is never enough when you drink drinks, here are round two to help with your holiday shopping. And remember – there are worse things in life that someone … Read more

“Weird Al” Brings The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to Vancouver

“Weird Al” Brings The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to Vancouver

“Weird Al” Yankovic– the best-selling comedy artist of all time – brings his quirk to Vancouver. Yankovic will perform at the Center on July 2 as part of The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. “I have loved making every incarnation of my live show,” Yankovic says in a press release, “but … Read more

The Drop List: New Releases from Friends NYC x Janie Korn, The Last Line, Aesop and Wiggle Room

The Drop List: New Releases from Friends NYC x Janie Korn, The Last Line, Aesop and Wiggle Room

Welcome to another issue of Drop List, where we – self-proclaimed shopping obsessors – let you know about the most anticipated releases and exciting launches from the last few weeks. We hope you will think of this as a one-stop-shop to discover your new favorite brand, a new designer or a fun collaboration right out … Read more

Explore DC Holiday Markets – Axios Washington DC

Explore DC Holiday Markets – Axios Washington DC

‘It’s the season to explore outdoor markets and do all the holiday activities that were reduced or canceled last year at the height of the pandemic. Downtown Holiday Market, one of DC’s best vacation experiences, is in full swing with over 70 exhibitors, six food vendors and live music. Here are a few of Paige’s … Read more

Why does the BC Human Rights Tribunal protect the identity of antivaxxers?

Why does the BC Human Rights Tribunal protect the identity of antivaxxers?

Anyone who has read my columns for a few years (wink!) know I have a couple of hobby horses. Here is one of them. It shocks me that BC politicians blindly accept our overall system of electing city council members. This is the case even though multi-member districts (which is a general system in reality) … Read more

Sarah Leamon: Why two complainants failed to convince the court that vaccine passports violate the human rights code

Sarah Leamon: Why two complainants failed to convince the court that vaccine passports violate the human rights code

The European Court of Human Rights has issued two rulings related to BC’s so-called vaccine passport system. These decisions, released last week, are likely to be the first of many more to come and provide insight into what future decision-makers can resolve in similar cases. In the first decision Complaints against Dr. Bonnie Henry, the … Read more

These new grocery stores in Toronto have the international snacks and pantry items you need

These new grocery stores in Toronto have the international snacks and pantry items you need

At the year-old Maeli Market, a Taiwanese grocery store in North York, there are shelves set aside for bubbles for fruit-flavored and vinegar-flavored and tables with salty and spicy prunes. The kitchen is as large as the store room, where there is a substantial takeaway menu that includes Taiwanese poutine topped with braised minced pork … Read more

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