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I’m So Sick of the Steveston Sea Lion Story

If you haven’t been living under a rock then you’ve most likely heard the sea lion story by now. While it happened locally, it has made worldwide headlines, appearing on shows like ‘The Talk’ and ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’. The family at the centre of the story has come under heavy scrutiny after it…

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Burnaby Dog Owner Dean Bersosevich: Victim or Instigator?

By now, most of you have probably heard about the dog-kicking incident that took place this past weekend. Burnaby resident Dean Borosevich was out walking his dog near Lougheed and Madison on Sunday when he was approached by a woman who, out of no where, started kicking his dog. The incident was caught on camera and…

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Burnaby Residents Outraged Over Brentwood Town Centre’s ‘Feel Good Fridays’

Burnaby residents – seniors, in particular – are outraged over Brentwood Town Centre’s ‘Feel Good Fridays’ and Jazz music weekends, saying the loud music has no business being in the mall. Angelica Wong, a resident of Burnaby for 50+ years, says Brentwood was once her go-to mall – having frequent coffee dates with friends as well as…

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The Downfall of Global Television

Since October 31st, 1960, Global Television has been a staple in many households across British Columbia. First branded as CHAN, it operated solely as an independent station before joining the network formula in 1965. By 1971, CHAN became BCTV until 2001 when it then adopted the ‘Global BC’ brand. Known primarily for its newscasts and popular on-air…

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Global BC Strikes Again: News Network Outs Transgender Green Party Candidate Nicola Spurling

We were all outraged when Global BC aired video showing the brutal and senseless murder of Abbotsford Senior Secondary student Letisha Reimer last a year despite her family and authorities asking that they refrain from doing so – a decision that was made by the station’s news director, Jill Krop, which resulted in a petition…

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Don’t Call It a Comeback: Jian Ghomeshi Podcast Suspended

Well, it looks like Jian Ghomeshi’s comeback is going to be short-lived, because his podcast has been suspended by the company responsible for its distribution. In a tweet, ART19 says that while they played no role in the creation of the podcast itself and are simply a software company that is used by many individuals, they…

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Plain and Simple: Leah McLaren is a Sexual Predator!

If you haven’t heard about the Leah McLaren controversy, you’ve been living under a rock. McLaren, a columnist for The Globe and Mail and correspondent for Maclean’s, recently came under fire after publishing an article about breastfeeding a baby. Now you might be thinking, “What’s the big deal? Women breastfeed their babies all the time!”…

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FL Gov. Rick Scott Snubs Obama During Press Conference Addressing Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooting

So, just when I was feeling really sad after what happened in Ft. Lauderdale, FL today, I went to feeling annoyed and angry after listening to Gov. Rick Scott’s press conference. He went on and on about the “great conversations” that he’s been having with President-Elect Donald Trump and VP-Elect Mike Pence, saying he reached…

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Tilikum, SeaWorld Orca at Centre of ‘Blackfish’ Documentary, Has Died

Tilikum, the SeaWorld orca who was the subject of CNN’s 2013 documentary, ‘Blackfish’, has died. In a statement on their website, SeaWorld staff said the following: “Tilikum passed away early this morning, January 6, surrounded by the trainers, care staff and veterinarians that provided him around-the-clock world-class care. Like all older animals, Tilikum had faced some…

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