Is prostitution just a job?

As the Conservative government reviews their options to replace the law struck down by the Supreme Court of Canada governing prostitution-related activities, two polarized views of what Canada’s sex trade industry should look like have emerged. One camp believes that… Read more →

Friendship is key for refugees

The greatest form of poverty is not illness or destitution, but loneliness. (Mother Teresa) Hardly a month goes by when we don’t hear it said that Vancouver is one of the best cities in the world to live in. However,… Read more →

A stranger’s friend: The refugee

Refugee. It’s a seven-letter word that conjures a wide variety of feelings and associations for those who hear it. Try it. Refugee. What do you think or feel? For some, there are feelings of uncertainty. What exactly is a refugee? In what ways are refugees different from… Read more →