Archive | June 2014

The “Ursual” suspects

Could these be the thieves who broke into North Shore Search and Rescue's caches in the woods and stole their equipment?

Could these be the thieves who broke into North Shore Search and Rescue’s caches in the woods and stole their equipment?

Charlsey Gardiner

Prince Charles'  Highgrove Garden, has been a life-long project. Preparation for taking the reigns of power?

In “Being There”  Chauncey Gardiner, relying on his humble gardening experience, transforms into a powerful and influential politician.  Perhaps Prince Charles is hoping for a similar path? Highgrove Garden has been a life-long project and passion for the Heir to the British Throne.

“Go on, Eve. Try this GMO Arctic Apple.”

The genetically modified Arctic Apple, which doesn't brown after cutting, is set to receive approval in the USA and Canada; a decision which, because of cross-pollination, could destroy the B.C Organic Apple Industry.

The genetically modified “Arctic Apple”, which doesn’t turn brown after being cut, is about to receive approval in the USA and Canada; a decision which, because of cross-pollination, could destroy the B.C Organic Apple Industry.

Vince: Ready, willing but unable

Veteran mediator Vince Ready, the first choice of the BCTF to negotiate a settlement with the BC Government, has declined the job.

Veteran mediator Vince Ready, the first choice of the BCTF to negotiate a settlement with the BC Government, has declined the job saying he is “too busy”

Royal Ass-cot?

Opening day at the Royal Ascot horse-races is more about "being seen" than seeing the racing; and outrageous hats play a large part in the festivities.

Opening day at the Royal Ascot horse-races is more about “being seen” than seeing the racing; and “over-the-top” hats play a large part in the festivities.

Benched for poor judgement!

Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay came under fire for comments he made to the Ontario Bar Association. When asked why so few women are appointed as Federal Court Judges he replied that women don't apply because they fear the job will take them away from their children and that "women have a greater bond with their children".

Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay came under fire for comments he made to the Ontario Bar Association when asked why so few women are appointed as Federal Court Judges.  He replied that women don’t apply because they fear the job will take them away from their children and that “women have a greater bond with their children”.

Hunger Strike?

Some striking BC teachers are forced to use the Food Bank as funds run out.

Some B.C. Teachers’ Associations are setting up food banks to help striking teachers who are in need after the strike fund ran out of money.