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COVID-19: Confusion reigns over BC health order, says fitness club owner
(via Vancouver Sun)

Province quietly adds movie theatres to places ordered to close.

25 Nov 2020

Racism, discrimination and trauma are driving Indigenous women out of media — we must do better
(via the National Observer)

The news industry’s job is to shine light in dark places, says Karyn Pugliese, a.k.a. Pabàmàdiz. When the spotlight illuminates our own shortcomings, we mustn’t look away.

25 Nov 2020

Abbotsford mom angry that students asked to list positive stories about residential schools
(via Surrey-Now Leader)

Daughter’s Grade 6 class asked to write down 5 positive stories or facts.

25 Nov 2020

Employee has heart attack after being spat on by customer refusing to wear a mask, hotel manager says
(via CBC)

An accountant for a downtown Nelson, BC, hotel had a heart attack and collapsed shortly after being spat upon by an angry customer refusing to wear a mask, according to the hotel manager.

25 Nov 2020

North Island First Nations update COVID-19 response after ‘Auntie Bonnie’s’ recommendations
(via North Island Gazette)

'We have to protect our vulnerable people.'

25 Nov 2020

Revealed: UK supermarket and fast food chicken linked to deforestation in Brazil
(via the Guardian)

Tesco, Lidl, Asda, McDonald’s and Nando’s all source chicken fed on soya from Cerrado tropical biome region.

25 Nov 2020

Their patients have COVID-19 and still think it’s a hoax
(via the Cut)

Nurses treating coronavirus skeptics are being spit on and harassed. Many want to quit.

25 Nov 2020

Canada Energy Regulator projects there may be no need for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
(via Global News)

A new report from the Canada Energy Regulator projects that if Canada strengthens its climate policies to cut more greenhouse-gas emissions, neither the Trans Mountain expansion nor the new Keystone XL pipeline will be needed.

25 Nov 2020

BC courts deny child her own lawyer in 18-year divorce case: 'I just felt totally silenced'
(via Lakeshore Times-Advance)

‘I was so disappointed when I heard back the results from the appeal… Now they’re going to quote my case and say, “We can silence you.”'

24 Nov 2020

Why the Wet’suwet’en matriarchs are Chatelaine Women of the Year
(via Chatelaine)

Plus, matriarch Freda Huson shares her own highlight from this highly eventful year.

24 Nov 2020