Archive for the category "BC"

Pickton Farm Fate

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was an ordeal that shocked our community and the world, leaving an indelible scar as Canada’s largest serial killer investigation in history. Last December, Robert “Willie” Pickton was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and he still faces a possible trial for 20 more counts of first-degree murder for crimes committed at his […]

The Great Bear Rainforest Needs Your Help

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest (the largest tract of intact coastal temperate rainforest left on Earth) is in danger and there is a public call out for support to raise awareness and put pressure on the current government to keep their promise about conserving the area. Photo credit: Evelyn Kirkaldy on Flickr Two years ago, […]

Vote in Vancouver Today, BC By-Election

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you live in the Vancouver-Burrard or Vancouver-Fairview districts, you should be heading to the polls today (open 8:00am until 8:00pm) to elect your new representative in the Provincial government. Candidates in Vancouver-Fairview: Emery, Jodie – British Columbia Marijuana Party Hanni, Wilf – BC Conservative Party MacDiarmid, Margaret – BC Liberal Party McGinn, Jenn – […]

Vancouver-Burrard By-Election Candidate Interview: Arthur Griffiths

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those living in the Vancouver-Burrard or Vancouver-Fairview districts may have received their yellow voting cards in the mail by now. No, this is not for yet another federal election, but as previously outlined, two provincial by-elections will be taking place October 29th. The next interview in my by-election series is with Arthur Griffiths of the […]

Vancouver-Burrard By-Election Candidate Interview: Drina Read

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those living in the Vancouver-Burrard or Vancouver-Fairview districts may have received their yellow voting cards in the mail by now. No, this is not for yet another federal election, but as previously outlined, two provincial by-elections will be taking place October 29th. I have a series of interviews with some of the Vancouver-Burrard candidates, and […]