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Kiss-in fights back with kindness against Russian anti-gay laws

August 3, 2013

Nothing says protest like accordions, rainbows and making out. Outside the Russian Consulate on Friday, a crowd of about 50 people gathered to stage a “kiss-in” to protest new anti-gay laws in Russia instituted just months ahead of the Sochi Olympic Games. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Orchestra holds protest concert on B.C. glacier

July 30, 2013
Orchestra holds protest concert on B.C. glacier

An orchestra has held an unusual performance on a glacier in B.C.’s East Kootenay region to protest the construction of the Jumbo Glacier ski resort and draw attention to receding glaciers globally. CBC | British Columbia News

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Orchestra holds protest concert on B.C. glacier

July 30, 2013
Orchestra holds protest concert on B.C. glacier

An orchestra has held an unusual performance on a glacier in B.C.’s East Kootenay region to protest the construction of the Jumbo Glacier ski resort and draw attention to receding glaciers globally. CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C. legal aid lawyers halt funding protest to show good will to new justice minister

July 20, 2013

Lawyers who handle legal aid cases in British Columbia have put their protest on hold in an effort to get talks started with the new provincial justice minister after an 18-month deadlock. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Vancouver council gears up for engineering report of Kits bike lane proposal

July 17, 2013

After months of divisive debate and curbside protest, the final proposal for a new Kitsilano bike lane will drop on Wednesday. The document, a project spearheaded by the city’s engineering department, will reveal exactly how city staff recommends council proceed on the proposed bike lane. Council will review the report and vote on the lane’s [...]

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