Straight Talk

In Canada, 106,000 full-time postsecondary students in their early 20s wanted to find a job but were unable to land one this June.
NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe has issued a statement voicing strong support for the Vancouver Aquarium.
The park board will convene for its third meeting on the Vancouver Aquarium on July 31.
In 2013 almost 59,000 Canadians found themselves in trouble with the law for the simple possession of marijuana.
Rail, logging, and sport-fishing companies operating along the Skeena River watershed could be targeted with “service disruptions” beginning the first week of August.
Gardeners along the Arbutus rail corridor are concerned about how their plots will fare beyond the end-of-month deadline imposed by CP Rail for encroachments to be cleared from company property.
The event scheduled for 2 p.m. on August 2 will be the third of its kind since Israel launched an attack on the Palestinian territory on July 8.
Union leaders representing almost 7,000 transit workers want TransLink to widen the scope of its review of the two recent SkyTrain shutdowns.
The Powell Street Festival will take place at a new site this year, centred at Alexander Street and Jackson Avenue.