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Book Review
Mar 1, 2012
Eating Dirt

Eating Dirt: A tree-planting tale

Noreen Mae Ritsema
Eating Dirt is the veteran tree planter Charlotte Gill's homage to not only planting life, but to the larger context in which deforestation and reforestation take place.
Jan 12, 2012

MLA on welfare in British Columbia

An anti-poverty group in Vancouver issued a challenge for an MLA in the province to live on the equivalent of welfare for a month. Jagrup Brar of the NDP accepted the challenge.
Jan 11, 2012

B.C. trial lawyers start job action

Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
In cahoots
Dec 20, 2011

Teacher wish list for 2012

A negotiated settlement in bargaining, not legislation restoration of rights as determined by the BC Supreme Court, reducing the number of students living in poverty through a poverty reduction plan.
Nov 30, 2011

New Family Law Act introduced in B.C.

On November 14, the provincial government introduced the new Family Law Act. The new law places an emphasis on out-of-court settlements. It also includes an expanded definition of family violence.


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