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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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Jan Moir’s Slut-Shaming and Victim Blaming

Three days ago, Daily Fail columnist Jan Moir published a piece about revenge porn against women. Oddly enough, this isn’t the first article Ms. Moir has written on the subject, either, as she did so back in 2014, too. It’s the latest article, however, that has readers and women alike raging. “Keeping your pants on…

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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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