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Abdi Boubia

Abdeslam (Abdi) Boubia is Journalism major with a passion for social justice. He has been involved with various NGOs both locally and globally since 2006. He aspires to write for National Geographic to continue his social justice work through journalism. 

Harper's impeachment called for at rally to demand Tory accountability for robocall scandal

Hundreds gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery yesterday and marched to Victory Square Park to protest the robocall voter fraud scandal perpetrated by the Harper government in the last election....

Champion figure skater Patrick Chan talks about Olympic dreams, donates for stem cell initiative

Champion figure skater Patrick Chan spoke for a fundraiser and donated cells for a Chinese stem cell initiative at the Floata restaurant in Chinatown.

Randy Ponzio benefit concert: local musicians band together

In memory of Randy Ponzio, locals are organizing an evening of stellar live music to raise funds for his family.