Rob Shaw and Tracy Sherlock in the Vancouver Sun reported yesterday that the BC government has found $2.7 million dollars to keep nine rural and remote schools slated for closure due to budget cuts open, at least for one more year. The story is useful because it does give a provincial platform to members on some of these school boards (poor saps) to ask a few important questions. Unfortunately, Sherlock and Shaw forgot, or were unable, to get a governmental response to these questions.
Following Jian Ghomeshi’s trial, in which the former superstar host of Q was acquitted on four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking, the CBC has issued an apology to its former star host and offered him his job back. Continue reading