January 20, 2018

Sex workers want to share stories at court challenge of prostitution laws

Downtown Eastside sex workers want to share their stories when the Supreme Court of Canada hears an Ontario challenge of the country's prostitution laws this summer. Canada's top court is set to hear the challenge on the laws that ban communication, keeping a bawdy house and living off the avails of prostitution in June. Pivot Legal Society is … [Read more...]

Premier faces another challenge

Yesterday it was an emergency cabinet meeting. Today Premier Christy Clark will face her full Liberal caucus at the Legislature in Victoria, including some unhappy backbenchers.   She may have a fully united cabinet after Sunday's emergency meeting, but several backbenchers have let it be known they are not happy with Clark's response to … [Read more...]

Technovation Challenge Canada

The Aga Khan Education Board for Canada in conjunction with Technovation is pleased to announce the Canadian launch of Technovation Challenge! Join us for a unique discussion with distinguished women leaders in technology from both industry & academia at a networking and mentor recruitment event on Saturday December 8th. Leadership Stories … [Read more...]

Sex workers granted leave to challenge prostitution laws

Vancouver sex workers have been cleared to challenge Canada’s prostitution laws. The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal brought by the federal government that tried to stop the sex workers from disputing the laws. Those laws include a ban on keeping a bawdy house, procurement, and communicating for the purposes of … [Read more...]

08/28/2012 – The Improv Challenge

Have you ever watched improv comedy and thought, “Hell, I can do that”? Well, this is an indication that you must ready for THE IMPROV CHALLENGE! Sign up and you could WIN A WHOPPING $ 25 and the opportunity to play in the second half with a bunch of jaded improv veterans!It is sooo a dream come true. Whether you are a stand-up comedian, an … [Read more...]

Ship building contracts present a challenge for North Shore communities

The Mayor of North Vancouver is worried about pending Seaspan contracts, but not how you might think.  Darrell Mussatto says he doesn't think the federally awarded contracts are in any kind of trouble.   "We have been told not to worry. Our biggest challenge is going to be housing. Where are we going to house a lot of the workers, where … [Read more...]

04/29/2012 – Great Canadian Dance Challenge

The Great Canadian Dance Challenge tours Canadian cities looking for the next up and coming dancers in Canada.The GCDC is open to all dance studios in Canada and has a premier deck of prizes and adjudicators from the world’s best performing arts center in Hollywood, California.Go to www.showtimedancepromotions.com to register. Custom Feed - … [Read more...]

04/27/2012 – Great Canadian Dance Challenge

The Great Canadian Dance Challenge tours Canadian cities looking for the next up and coming dancers in Canada.The GCDC is open to all dance studios in Canada and has a premier deck of prizes and adjudicators from the world’s best performing arts center in Hollywood, California.Go to www.showtimedancepromotions.com to register. Custom Feed - … [Read more...]

Nisga’a treaty withstands court challenge

VANCOUVER - A challenge of the landmark Nisga'a Treaty by individuals inside the Nisga'a nation has been dashed by the B.C. Supreme Court.The constitutional challenge of the 12-year-old treaty was mounted by a group led by James Robinson, also known as Chief Mountain.The group's lawyer claimed the treaty allowed for a third tier of government, … [Read more...]

Inside Edge Innovation Challenge 2011- Eagles’ Den

Inside Edge Innovation Challenge 2011 SQUAMISH, BC, September 12, 2011, - Inside Edge is excited to announce details and the three finalists for the first-ever Eagles’ Den contest in Squamish, as well as a sneak peak at Innovation Challenge 2011, which is the culmination of this exciting new community initiative. On September 22nd at 6:30pm, … [Read more...]