Fisheries Minister does not rule out the possibility of culling farmed salmon if sea lice management targets are exceeded

Canada’s Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Coast Guard says it is conceivable that fish farmers may have to cull farmed salmon if problems are found in new sea lice management plans. Joyce Murray made the statement in a telephone interview about the Liberal government’s plan to “phase out” open net fish farms. “I mean, that’s … Read more

Joanne H. Wright: “Summer of Rage” on US abortion rights

By Joanne H. Wright American pro-abortion advocates promised a “Summer of Rage” if the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade—the landmark case that legalized women’s right to choose abortion in the United States. With the decision to override now officially announced, the protesters are keeping their promise. And why wouldn’t they? A constitutional right that … Read more

Lorde goes blonde at Glastonbury

One of New Zealand’s most popular exports has wowed its fans at one of the world’s biggest arts and music festivals. Lorde, also known as Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, showed up at Glastonbury, held in the English town of Pilton, with blonde hair. This contrasted with his usual dark appearance. It was enough to rock … Read more

Cynthia Jagger and Mark Goodman: Inflation pushes housing providers to the limit

By Cynthia Jagger and Mark Goodman Over the past several months, we have paid more attention to interest rates and bond yield fluctuations than ever before in recent history. We have seen the stock market go mostly into the red while interest rates have risen faster than we have seen in decades. For homeowners, it … Read more

The song of the murdered Indian rapper Sidhu Moose Wala is removed from YouTube | internet news

The music video talks about the Sutlej-Yamuna channel, which is at the center of a dispute between the singer’s home state of Punjab and neighboring Haryana. YouTube has removed a viral music video in India, posted posthumously by slain Sikh rapper Sidhu Moose Wala, following a government complaint. The song “SYL” talks about the Sutlej-Yamuna … Read more

Azriel is using music to find sexual healing and empowerment for herself and other women

I Run This is a weekly interview series spotlighting Black women and femmes who get high in entertainment and culture while creating visibility, access and empowerment for those who look like them. Read my Kandi Burruss interview here. Azriel Clary’s voice is sweet and ethereal yet commanding as she joins our Zoom call. The 24-year-old … Read more

40 things to do in Vancouver this week, June 27-July 1

MONDAY: Denver doom-metal band Primitive Man plays the Fox Cabaretwith guests Mortiferum, Jarhead Fertilizer, Body Void and Elizabeth Color Wheel. MONDAY: Second Chances is a concert to raise funds Danielle Schroederwith all proceeds for the Anderson Lodge Women’s Healing Center. MONDAY: the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio performs at the BlueShore Financial Center for the Performing … Read more

Gurpreet Singh: If Teesta is a criminal, then we all are

The so-called largest democracy in the world has locked up another voice of dissent. Teesta Setalvad is a prominent human rights activist who has been campaigning for justice for the victims of the Gujarat massacre in 2002. At the time, thousands of Muslims were killed across the Indian state after a train carrying Hindu pilgrims … Read more

Health Minister Adrian Dix needs to clarify why BC is restricting fourth COVID-19 vaccination

Former senior official and diplomat Norman Spector shared a fascinating article with me this weekend of Ottawa Citizen. A family doctor in the national capital, Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth, had hoped to conduct mass vaccinations for people who want a fourth dose of COVID-19 but don’t qualify under Ontario rules. He reportedly wanted to set up … Read more

F-Bomb Fury and Superhero Teams: Saturday at Glastonbury 2022

“So many women and so many girls are going to die for this,” 19-year-old pop sensation. Olivia Rodrigo he told fans on Saturday at the Glastonbury Festival in England. With news of the United States Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade Still fresh in everyone’s mind, the California-born artist expressed her opinion on … Read more