‘No one is immune,’ says MNA who reported hate messages to police

Christine Labrie has said that it was important to make the hate messages public because so many female politicians receive them on a regular basis. Peter McCabe / MONTREAL GAZETTE A member of the National Assembly who has highlighted the online hate and abuse faced by female politicians has taken her complaints to police, saying […]

Broadbent pushes B.C. government for justice-based accessibility law

Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, at a community consultation session for new accessibility legislation in Vancouver on Nov. 2, 2019. Gerry Kahrmann / Postmedia News Files As the B.C. government develops accessibility legislation, a left-wing think-tank is calling on policy-makers to consider how historical injustices and continuing discrimination have led to […]

Vancouver actor reflects on newfound infamy as the ‘Peloton Husband’

A Vancouver actor finds himself at the centre of an Internet firestorm after co-starring in a fitness ad that’s gone viral for all the wrong reasons. Sean Hunter, a Vancouver-based actor and gym teacher at Simon Fraser Elementary School, stars as the husband in the much-maligned Peloton commercial that’s been all over social media in […]

Maintenance work subcontracted in bid to clear backlog of parked buses

STM director general Luc Tremblay has called the shortage of working buses a crisis. Giovanni Capriotti / Montreal Gazette The Société de transport de Montréal says it has begun to use subcontractors to carry out some maintenance work on city buses. Last month, the Montreal Gazette reported that roughly 30 per cent of the STM’s […]