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Melanie Antweiler heard the news when her alarm-clock radio went off Tuesday morning.
From 1970s exiles to post-Pinochet immigrants, Chileans remember their roots.
As immigrants build lives locally, they dream of an independent homeland.
Across North America, institutionalized care for the mentally ill has been replaced by a combination of effective drug treatments and services provided in communities. For most people, that's worked out very well. But a specific group of at-risk individuals is slipping through the cracks, Vancouver police and health professionals providers warn.
Vancouver school board trustee Ken Denike says classrooms have to open soon, especially if the province and striking teachers can’t sort out their issues more than two weeks into the new school year.
Carbon from greenhouse-gas emissions has steadily turned seawater more acidic, disrupting organisms like mussels, which are accustomed to the slightly alkaline waters of the past 20 million years.
Stephen Lewis, former UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, says the impact of the disease will be felt for generations.
The veteran activist is likely to be at the top of COPE’s slate in the November election.
B.C. law-enforcement agencies prepare their staff for work with the mentally ill. At the same time, Vancouver police have made it abundantly clear they do not want officers used as a frontline for mental-health care.
By emphasizing the strength of his party’s candidates, the Liberal leader is thwarting Conservative efforts to portray him as a lightweight.