Burnaby North District Electoral Office inside Brentwood Town Centre

I voted in a mall (again)

Today I voted for my candidate of choice in the 41st British Columbia general election… at the mall! The election takes place on May 9 but a lot of people choose to cast their ballot in advance ...
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The Charter at 30

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. w00t! As a gay man I credit the Charter for the advancement of a culture and society that protects and includes gay and...
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I want to hug Michelle Obama!

Everyone who’s handled Canadian coinage has rubbed their palm against the Queen’s unfaltering visage. But few of us will ever have the opportunity to make physical contact with the woman behind their ...
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Gary Korpan

When I was 12 years old Nanaimo voters elected Gary Richard Korpan as their mayor. They repeated this again in 1996, 1999, 2002 and 2005. Tonight, however, it appears the voters have chosen a new mayo...
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Canada Post vs. Nathaniel

So, when I opened the mail today I received a letter in the strangest envelope. It was a cheque I was expecting, but there was no return address and the postal marks were very strange. It was stamped ...