Displaying items by tag: British Columbia - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:49:44 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Wanted—the First Non-white Mayor of Vancouver http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43100-wanted-the-first-non-white-mayor-of-vancouver http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43100-wanted-the-first-non-white-mayor-of-vancouver Mayoral nominee Ken Sim and Ian Campbell each have a reasonable chance of becoming the first non-white mayor in Vancouver's history.
Commentary by: Jagdeesh Mann in Vancouver, BC Over its 132-year history since incorporation as a city, Vancouver has had 39…
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Commentary Wed, 13 Jun 2018 23:24:22 -0400
New Horizons in Voluntourism http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43077-new-horizons-in-voluntourism http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43077-new-horizons-in-voluntourism Elsie James stands with Ramesh Dhamala of the Dhading Nepali Congress as they unveil a plaque.
By Ashoke Dasgupta in Winnipeg, MB Elsie James (83) pulled into Fernie, British Columbia, with her family when she was…
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Top Stories Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:32:17 -0500
Sikhs Make World Go Round in Oliver http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42156-sikhs-make-world-go-round-in-oliver http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42156-sikhs-make-world-go-round-in-oliver The future looks promising for the Sikh community in Oliver, where families work hard in farming and other business enterprises. The Sikh community is also well known for its generosity in donating to various causes and projects.
By: Bhupinder S. Liddar in Oliver, BC Nestled in the scenic and stunning rolling dry desert hills and mirror lakes…
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Top Stories Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:40:38 -0400
What Just Happened in British Columbia? And What’s Ahead? http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41563-what-just-happened-in-british-columbia-and-what-s-ahead http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41563-what-just-happened-in-british-columbia-and-what-s-ahead Christy Clark may serve as Premier for a second consecutive term, following a minority victory for the BC Liberals
By Crawford Kilian, Andrew Nikiforuk, Judith Sayers and Paul Willcocks in British Columbia A new world for BCBy Judith Sayers…
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Politics Tue, 16 May 2017 10:26:57 -0400
Technology Helping Newcomers to Metro Vancouver http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/40969-technology-helping-newcomers-to-metro-vancouver http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/40969-technology-helping-newcomers-to-metro-vancouver #Peacehack hackathon, hosted by PeaceGeeks, in November 2016 to strengthen immigrant and refugee settlement in BC.
by Daniel Morton in Vancouver One year after Canada first resettled 25,000 Syrian refugees into Canadian communities — a number…
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Top Stories Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:28:05 -0400
Resource Jobs Resonate with British Columbians http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37872-resource-jobs-resonate-with-british-columbians http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37872-resource-jobs-resonate-with-british-columbians Resource Jobs Resonate with British Columbians
Commentary by Stewart Muir City residents use British Columbia’s resource products such as natural gas on a daily basis, but…
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Economy Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:01:57 -0400
Activist Connects Loss of Culture to Climate Change http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37018-activist-connects-loss-of-culture-to-climate-change http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37018-activist-connects-loss-of-culture-to-climate-change Inuit people's livelihoods and culture are intricately linked to their environment and threatened by climate change, writes activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier in The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic, and the Whole Planet.
by Winnie Hwo in Vancouver The world is still catching up to Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier. A year before being…
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Books Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:01:01 -0400
Story of Filipino Family Hits Home for Immigrants http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/36512-story-of-filipino-family-hits-home-for-immigrants http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/36512-story-of-filipino-family-hits-home-for-immigrants Eleanor Guerrero-Campbell discusses her debut novel, Stumbling Through Paradise: A Feast of Mercy for Manuel del Mundo, at the Creekside Community Recreation Centre in Vancouver.
by Melissa Shaw in Vancouver A new novel reflects on the experiences of Filipino Canadians through the story of one…
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Books Wed, 08 Jun 2016 17:15:55 -0400
Failing South Asian Families Impacted by Addictions http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/35744-failing-south-asian-families-impacted-by-addictions http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/35744-failing-south-asian-families-impacted-by-addictions Failing South Asian Families Impacted by Addictions
I used to naively believe that simply pointing out a social issue, and offering a viable solution to it, would…
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Commentary Fri, 20 May 2016 20:01:26 -0400
Anonymity Shields Perpetrators of Racism in Online Forums and Comment Fields http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/34039-anonymity-shields-perpetrators-of-racism-in-online-forums-and-comment-fields http://blog.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/34039-anonymity-shields-perpetrators-of-racism-in-online-forums-and-comment-fields In a recent incident, Niki Sharma, who is running to be a director of the Vancity Credit Union, received an offensive tweet saying “you people are taking [o]ver our country.”
Commentary By Herman Thind in Vancouver A racial slur against a former Vancouver Park Board commissioner with a South Asian…
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Commentary Fri, 01 Apr 2016 02:02:29 -0400