September 17, 2014
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In Praise Of The Upright Bike

Vancouver Bike Cycling Chris Bruntlett

There are many other policy implications that come with the spread of slower, safer city bikes -- here in B.C., a big one is around mandatory helmet laws. Many such laws were passed at a time when fast, forward-leaning cycling was the norm, and safe bike infrastructure was virtually non-existent. When drifting along at a walking pace, in an upright position, on a dedicated cycle track, the notion of legally requiring head protection certainly changes.

B.C. Serial Killer Will Be Eligible For Parole In 2035

Cody Legebokoff
RCMP

B.C. Teachers' Dispute Spins Into Boycott Of Businesses

Bc Teachers Strike
BCTF/Twitter

Veteran Mediator Elevated To Hero Status In B.C.

Vince Ready
Justin McElroy/Twitter

Former Fugitive 'Bushman' Runs For Mayor Of Williams Lake

John Bjornstrom
Facebook

WestJet Now Charging For First Checked Bag

Westjet Cancellations
Getty

Is Mother Nature Trying To Say Something About Teachers' Strike?

Bc Teachers Strike
YouTube

Mayoral Candidate Proposes Fee For Empty Vancouver Properties

Vancouver Condo Lights Out
RonTech2000 via Getty Images

Randy Bachman Is Not Happy Stephen Harper Used His Music

Randy Bachman Harper Front
CP/Getty

'Lethal Weapon' Actor Becomes Canadian Union Member In Vancouver

Danny Glover
Paras Griffin via Getty Images

B.C.'s First Conviction For Human Trafficking

Reza Moazami
Felicity Don/CP

Asian Families Find B.C. Teachers' Strike Unacceptable

Classroom
Jonathan Hayward/CP

Major B.C. LNG Projects Lobbying For Tax Break: Report

Lng

Fireball Streaks Across Vancouver Skies And Beyond (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Meteor Vancouver
_missbrandy_/Instagram

B.C. Gold, Copper Mine Rejection Will Be Fought In Court

Taseko Mines
CP

Promising? Marathon Teachers' Strike Talks Go Into Wee Hours

Vince Ready
Darryl Dyck/CP

Hiker Falls To His Death Climbing Glacier Near Squamish

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How B.C. Government Treats Teachers Is 'Deplorable': Raffi

Empty Classroom
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Activists Block Kinder Morgan Business To Honour Cut Trees

Kinder Morgan
CP

Amanda Todd Suspect May Have Dozens More Victims

Amanda Todd

Mom Who Killed Her Babies Apologizes In Court

Sarah Leung Vancouver Trial Baby
CP

Iconic Vancouver Tree Set On Fire Twice In Same Night

Ontario Teachers Donate $100,000 To Striking B.C. Counterparts

Bc Teachers
Carol Topalian

Mountie Said He Should Have Stopped Jail Sex, Trial Hears

Video Camera

Education Minister No Longer Ruling Out Back-To-Work Legislation

Bc Teachers Strike
BCTF/Facebook

B.C. Serial Killer Victim's Families Speak Out

Cynthia Maas
Handout

► RCMP Stakeout Follows Stolen Cars In Surrey

Surrey Stolen Cars
Screen grab

B.C. Serial Killer Guilty In Women's Deaths

Cody Legebokoff
RCMP

Christy Clark Event Caterers Find Restaurant Window Smashed

Port Moody Window
Big Feast Bistro & Catering/Facebook

Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes Welcome Baby!

Ryan Gosling Eva Medes Baby Girl
Sonia Recchia via Getty Images

32 Of The Most Stunning Submissions In World Photography Awards

World

Why 91-Year-Old B.C. Actress Is More Fiery Than Her Hot Sauce Ads

Franks Redhot
Frank's RedHot/Facebook

Celine Dion Is Pretty Badass On Water-Skis

Celine
YouTube

5 Foods A Nutritionist Won't Eat

Frozen Yogurt
foodandstyle via Getty Images

Iggy Azalea's Ex Claims He Has Legal Right To Sell Sex Tape

Iggy Azalea
Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP

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What's The Point Of 'Naked' Uniform??

Team Uniforms
Moreno Breda/Twitter

Neil Young And Daryl Hannah Dated For Months: Reports

Neil Young Hannah
Bloomberg via Getty Images

Bill Murray Turns Up At Birthday Party, Shows Off Sick Dance Moves

Bill Murray
Brett McKee via Facebook

► Kanye Stops Concert Because Fan In Wheelchair Won't Stand Up

Kanye West
Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP /Invision/AP

This Is What A $1-Million Playground Looks Like

Richmond Bc Playground
City of Richmond

Northern Lights Fizzle Out Before Vancouver

Sfu Burnaby Mountain
omega_point/Imgur

Paris Hilton's $13,000 Pooch Is From Alberta

Paris Hilton Dog
Paris Hilton/Instagram

'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Divorces Her Husband, Starts Dating Actress

Oitnb
Lauren Morelli

This Is What Apple Thinks Canada Looks Like

Apple Map Canada
Apple.ca

WATCH: Baby Bear Dances On B.C. Golf Course

Which Country Eats The Most Sugar? (It's Not The U.S.)

Eating Sugar
Muriel de Seze via Getty Images

Gorgeous Victoria Penthouse Includes CAR ELEVATOR

Victoria Penthouse
lesleefarrell.com