WDIV Detroit 4 Airs Extremely Positive Vancouver 2010 Profile

If you live in Vancouver like me, the daily drumbeat of negative stories surrounding the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics might have you believing that the rest of the world has a similar negative image of our fair city. Personally I never bought into this meme but the constant nagging had certainly begun to...

Is Missing Ammonium Nitrate a Threat to the 2010 Olympics?

I would not be surprised if you were unaware of this story. There has been next to no press about it since the 2 tons of ammonium nitrate, twice that used in the Oklahoma City bombing, showed up missing from a shipment bound for North Vancouver. With less than a month until the world’s eyes are B.C.,...

UN Gives Canada A Failing Grade On Housing

(h/t F-email Fightback) Miloon Kothari, UN special rapporteur on adequate housing, has spent the past two weeks in Canada conducting a cross-country fact-finding mission on homelessness.  ‘Underwhelmed’ doesn’t begin to describe his reaction. According to the Toronto Star, Kothari believes...