Sarah Leamon: Why two complainants failed to convince the court that vaccine passports violate the human rights code

Sarah Leamon: Why two complainants failed to convince the court that vaccine passports violate the human rights code

The European Court of Human Rights has issued two rulings related to BC’s so-called vaccine passport system. These decisions, released last week, are likely to be the first of many more to come and provide insight into what future decision-makers can resolve in similar cases. In the first decision Complaints against Dr. Bonnie Henry, the … Read more

With God, praise and punk, German military honors Merkel

With God, praise and punk, German military honors Merkel

BERLIN, December 2 (Reuters) – Germany’s military on Thursday honored outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel with their highest ceremony for a civilian playing an eclectic mix of music of his choice that has fascinated the nation. In the “Gro├čer Zapfenstreich” ceremony, which was reduced due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Bundeswehrs staff band played a hymn, a … Read more

In Mustafa’s debut show in his hometown, the Toronto singer and poet reflects on love and loss

Mustafa’s Massey Hall performance on Wednesday was his first as he performed his deeply personal songs in front of a massive home-town audience that included families of friends he had lost in his teens.I’m Gundu / Massey Hall Celebrating healing from loss is what Toronto singer-songwriter Mustafa Ahmed bravely brings to his music. The musician, … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini marks herself through her new poetry book

New York (AP) – Country music star Kelsea Ballerini had no intentions of starting a new job as a writer in 2020. She planned to tour with her new album, “Kelsea” – so the coronavirus pandemic closed most of the world. When COVID-19 almost stopped the touring industry, the Grammy nominee began to express his … Read more

Here’s where you can skate outdoors in Vancouver and elsewhere

If you are looking for a seasonal public skating experience but feel it has to be outdoors to be truly authentic, you have few options in the lower mainland. Vancouver has plenty of choices if you are happy with indoor skating (actually eight of them), but only one, on Robson Square, has outdoor gliding, and … Read more

Seth Rogen has no idea how he was in the front row at the Adele Special

Seth Rogen digs weeds. Let me take it back. Seth Rogen absolutely love weed plant. He recently lit up with Conan O’Brien in the final episode of the host’s TBS show. Rogen has got its own weed company and is rolling successfully, along with rolling in joints. For these reasons, it’s not at all hard … Read more

The group is issuing warning after raccoons killed in home-catching incidents in Vancouver and Victoria

(Warning: some images below may contain graphic content.) A conservatrion group advocating on behalf of fur animals has issued a prayer after two raccoons caught in Vancouver and Victoria were killed. In a November 30 release, Fur-Bearers, a North Vancouver-based charity, said the raccoons suffered “terrible injuries” after being caught in “very dangerous traps” in … Read more