Unlicensed Cannabis Vendors at Robson Square Have Gone Too Far

The 800-block of Robson street in Downtown Vancouver was permanently closed to traffic in April 2016. The intention was to convert the square into a location for social events and civic and cultural creativity with proper seating, lighting, and landscaping. Instead, Robson Square has become a bustling marijuana market. I regularly walk through Robson square... Continue Reading

Invest in Cryptocurrency the Smart Way

By now, most people have been told that investing in cryptocurrency can make you rich if you know enough about investing and economics. But, if you’re like me, you really have no idea what you’re doing. Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency, or e-currency, that was developed in 2009. Bitcoin’s purpose is for people to... Continue Reading

Cannabis Sales Need to Involve a Mental Health-Conscious Marketing Plan

Legalization of recreational marijuana use in Canada is expected to be debated and ultimately implemented this year, and while this comes as a welcome change for many residents, there are reasons to be cautious about it. Under the Cannabis Act, or Bill C-45, the federal government will oversee production and manufacturing of the drug, while... Continue Reading

We Need a Final Exam Revolution

It’s time for universities to offer alternatives to the stress and anxiety of final exams Exam season is the worst. The last two weeks of the semester always involve study sessions, cramming, stress, caffeine, and thoughts like, “What mark do I need on this exam to pass the course?” Studies show that final exam periods... Continue Reading

Make Sure You’re Equipped for a B.C. Disaster

The province is due for a devastating earthquake, having an emergency kit prepared is vital to staying safe A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City and the surrounding area on Sept. 19, killing almost 400 people and injuring over 6,000. I was there one year to the day before that quake, and watching the chaos... Continue Reading