Posts Tagged ‘ less ’

Video: Robert Reich helps you understand the fiscal cliff in less than three minutes

December 5, 2012

The former U.S. labor secretary offers straightforward solutions in language anyone can understand. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Shelley Fralic: We need to talk more, not less, about teen suicide. Just ask the mothers

December 5, 2012

There is, in the profession of journalism, a largely unspoken but widely followed ethical code that has governed and guided reporters for as long as newspapers have been publishing. One of those credos is that we don’t report suicides. Instead, we invoke euphemisms like “police incident” in news stories and, in dutifully reflecting social issues, [...]

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Vancouver police propose unarmed “peace officers” for less dangerous tasks

November 30, 2012

A new breed of cops may walk the streets of Vancouver starting next year. Unlike full sworn officers, they won’t be packing heat. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Pete McMartin: In Metro Vancouver, there are more rich, more poor and less in between

November 23, 2012

Exactly what was lost, and what has changed, is there on the maps. The first, a snapshot of income distribution in Metro Vancouver in 1970, shows a uniform expanse of middle class neighbourhoods. They blanket all of Metro. Small enclaves of rich and poor areas exist within that expanse, but they are anomalies. It was [...]

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Man gets two years less a day for deadly White Rock hit-and-run

October 25, 2012

A Surrey man has been given a jail sentence of two years less a day for a hit and run a year and a half ago that killed a White Rock woman. Kyle Danyliuk also faces three years’ probation and a five-year driving ban. Last winter, he pleaded guilty to five counts from the crash [...]

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