Homelessness, Housing and Poverty: An All-Candidates Debate

Last Thursday night, with my notebook tucked under my arm and my bike helmet swinging at my side, I waded into the throng of people crammed into the CoolAid Society’s Downtown Activity Centre for an all-candidates debate on homelessness, poverty, and housing. It’s about a month away from municipal elections in British Columbia, and on Thursday … More Homelessness, Housing and Poverty: An All-Candidates Debate

Cycling in the CRD

Two years ago, from February to June 2012, I had the tremendous fortune to live in Utrecht, The Netherlands for five months for a study-abroad term. It was only five months, but it influenced me greatly and I miss it deeply. I miss the beauty of old churches and canal houses. I miss the general … More Cycling in the CRD

Summer Reading

I’ve been a reader for as long as I can remember. My childhood wasn’t spent only in Kelowna, British Columbia; I travelled to Afghanistan to see what it was like to live as a girl under the Taliban’s reign, and to Kentucky to catch a glimpse of the world of professional Thoroughbred racing, and, of … More Summer Reading