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City Opera Vancouver glosses over Iraqi suffering in Fallujah
As a financial supporter of City Opera Vancouver (‘COV’), I am writing you to express my horrible disappointment over COV’s decision to put so much creative effort towards producing the opera as...
Dec 28th, 2016
A true newsroom horror, a wartime horror exposed and comic relief in music
Also Tatiana Maslany and her real-life boyfriend in a bi-polar romance
Dec 1st, 2016
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is an insidious chronic condition that can affect soldiers, emergency responders, or just about anyone who encounters a traumatic experience.
Apr 6th, 2012
Despite death and overdose, therapeutic Ecstasy shows promise
Recent overdoses from the illegal drug Ecstasy have led to warnings from police, but some worry that misconceptions about the drug will stall important research into trauma treatment.
David P. Ball
Jan 4th, 2012
Vancouver escorts lead leisurely, messed up lives
Coco Carlson, a high-class escort manager, usually enjoys a relaxed working day. After 10 am she goes online to update her business ads and chat in forums. As the sun sets over the sea outside her...
Jul 6th, 2010