B.C. Election 2020: Poll finds anti-LGBTQ comments rejected by nearly six of 10 B.C. voters

People were asked the question to gauge how voters have responded to recent controversies involving two Liberal candidates.
Load more
Read full article on: vancouversun.com
COMMENTARY: How comics can teach media literacy and help identify fake news
As consumers, we need to learn how to filter content and become our own educators, editors and fact-checkers, says Erin Steuter of Mount Allison University,
8 m
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
The emotional toll of war: Armenians, Azerbaijanis living in Canada embroiled in turmoil
The two states have been embattled over the territory for decades, culminating in a recent escalation on Sept. 27 resulting in the deaths of 16 military members and civilians.
8 m
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Pope Francis names 13 new cardinals in surprise announcement
In a surprise announcement from his studio window to faithful standing below in St. Peter's Square, Francis said the churchmen would be elevated to a cardinal's rank in a ceremony on Nov. 28.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
While you were sleeping: Sunday once again comes too soon
Somehow this keeps happening.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
St. Boniface Hospital suspends visits amid 3 outbreaks
The only exceptions to the rule will be for end-of-life and labouring patients.
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
U.S. election: Surge in coronavirus cases shapes final days of campaigning
Trump at his rallies repeatedly criticized the news media for focusing on the virus, which has killed about 224,000 people in the United States and more than 1 million across the globe.
1 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
As losses mount, Impact manager Thierry Henry starts second-guessing himself
"I take the blame," he said after last night's loss to New York City FC. "Everything that's been happening, I take the blame for everything."
1 h
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
Today’s coronavirus news: Members of Vice President Mike Pence’s inner circle test positive for COVID-19; Outbreak north of Melbourne pauses lifting restrictions
There are 213,958 confirmed cases in Canada.
1 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Hundreds march in Taiwan to demand release of 12 arrested Hong Kong protesters
Hundreds of people marched in Taiwan's capital on Sunday to demand the release of 12 Hong Kong anti-government protesters who were arrested by mainland Chinese authorities in August.
2 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Federal study details workers hit hardest by tax, benefit system for extra earnings
Newly released documents show Finance Department officials calculated that workers near the bottom of the income ladder are dinged hardest for extra earnings than anybody else, including those at the top.
2 h
CTV News | Top Stories - Breaking News -...
Ontario player wins Saturday's $14.2 million Lotto 649 jackpot
A ticket holder in Ontario won Saturday night's $14.2 million Lotto 649 jackpot.
2 h
CTV News | Top Stories - Breaking News -...
Protesters in Thailand gather for rally ahead of parliamentary debate
Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand gathered again Sunday in Bangkok, seeking to keep up pressure on the government a day ahead of a special session of Parliament called to try to ease political tensions.
2 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
New federal study shows workers hit hardest by extra earnings tax, benefit system
Besides paying more tax, making more money can mean losing other benefits aimed at alleviating poverty.
2 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Canadian officials warned staff bound for Cuba to stay silent on ‘Havana syndrome’
There have been no new reports of mysterious symptoms in two years but still no answers on cause.
2 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
Can’t wear a mask? Why demands for medical proof have experts worried
'People can have a number of reasons to be exempted from masks, but sorting out who is eligible is tricky,' said one expert.
2 h
Global News | Latest & Current News -...
What’s your ‘unguilty’ musical pleasure? Chilly Gonzales loves Enya. Here’s why
In his new book: ‘Enya: A Treatise on Unguilty Pleasures,’ the Grammy-winning musician writes that ‘New Age music ... and was good for you, like raw carrots, in a way that Guns N’ Roses wasn’t.’
2 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Shree Paradkar: Controversies at U of T Law, York University highlight escalating suppression of moderate voices criticizing Israel
With the silencing of voices supporting Palestinian human rights, University of Toronto’s hiring fiasco and a petition against a York professor point to problems that extend beyond campuses to media, politics and society.
2 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
This cancer survivor was harassed, taunted and sprayed with Lysol by colleagues. But a tribunal says she can’t sue her workplace
“I was devastated and humiliated.” Former hotel housekeeper is the subject of an unusual tribunal decision that bars her from suing her employer — even though she says a toxic work environment forced her out of a much-needed job.
2 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
This broken storm drain has been washing away the road’s edge for months. What happens when the fall rains come?
Water gushes straight through Humberview Road drain, causing substantial erosion along the edge of the street.
2 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Looking to rent in Toronto? Now is the time — rents are down by more than 16% in some neighbourhoods
‘It’s a buyer’s market for tenants’: It hasn’t been this affordable to rent a condo in Toronto in almost three years, but market watchers warn the low prices might not last long.
2 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
COVID-19 has turned the restaurant industry upside down. Is it time to rethink regulations around home food businesses?
The path to legally operating a food business from home isn’t impossible, but it can easily get confusing while navigating the rules and bylaws.
2 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Health minister says China must be held to account if they weren't honest about virus
Health Minister Patty Hajdu says that if China misled the world in the early stages of the pandemic, then they will need to be held to account.
2 h
CTV News | Top Stories - Breaking News -...
Montreal forecast: Sunny, but frosty
We will have lots of sunshine and blue skies, but you'll need a warm jacket.
3 h
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines...
Pope names 13 new cardinals, including first Black U.S. prelate
Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat.
3 h
CTV News | Top Stories - Breaking News -...
She took me birdwatching, and this date took flight
Ainsleigh was wary of meeting Scott, but he’s very glad she did, even if their future is now uncertain.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
For Newfoundlanders, gathering is our superpower; COVID-19 was our kryptonite
Musician and author Alan Doyle writes: “Like so many in the gig and gathering industry, I am home in my basement, occupying myself as best I can”
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Saints be praised: the Pope takes a welcome step forward on same-sex unions
This week Pope Francis took a welcome step toward making things better for gay Catholics and their families.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
In ‘Outrageous Misfits’ big wigs and bigger hopes mark Craig Russell’s early encounters with Mae West
New biography by Brian Bradley reveals a story that defied gender conventions even as gay liberation was just opening up
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
After an unseasonably cooperative summer, the chill of realpolitik is setting in
Since March, the story of Canada’s pandemic response has been one of unprecedented teamwork between different parties and levels of government. There have been tensions in Ottawa but for the most part, the Liberals have been able to rely on NDP and Green support to pass their COVID-19 agenda. However, this week marked a definite turn toward a more confrontational style of governing by the prime minister and his cabinet.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
How to steal an election
The American electoral system is highly fragmented, with literally hundreds of separate local agencies. Those county-level offices have a wide spectrum of competence, resources and processes for ballot collection, counting and archiving. Only some maintain a printed record of every vote cast. Some do not have sophisticated tools for counting and record keeping. Adding to this, state and congressional districts are still heavily gerrymandered in a manner that no Canadian politician would ever defend.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Beaverton is so small it doesn’t even have its own doctor. Unhappy residents want to know why it’s been picked as the site of a new 50-unit housing project for the homeless
Locals say their town of 2,800 lacks the social and medical services needed for the proposed 50-unit supportive housing project.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Jagmeet Singh prevented an unnecessary snap election. So why is everyone picking on him?
While hemmed in by political constraints, Singh managed to act with dignity during the latest fracas. He showed his disdain for the Conservative’s overreach. He was consistent and adamant that the time for political games and snap elections was not in the middle of a pandemic.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
What superspreader events like the one at Hamilton’s SpinCo can tell us about the way forward in the pandemic
Recognizing these clusters and containing these events are seen as crucial parts of managing the spread. But these pieces of the puzzle have not been central to public health messaging, and our personal risk evaluations.
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Could lab-grown meat save the world?
Cellular agriculture could put an end to animals suffering, halt deforestation, reduce pollution, drastically cut greenhouse emissions and, on top of it all, prevent future pandemics. So what’s the problem?
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...
Mental illness is on the rise due to COVID-19. Could psychedelic drugs be the ‘game changer’?
Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy has brought comfort to Thomas Hartle, one of a handful of dying Canadians who have been granted permission by the federal government to use magic mushrooms to treat their anxiety. Some are calling it a “game changer.”
3 h
thestar.com | Toronto Star | Canada's...