Author Archives: Aaron Schulze

Police Judo emphasizes development, not competition

Police Judo opened the doors to one of its black belt graduation ceremonies at the Vancouver Police Department Tactical Training Centre. Police Judo is a group of instructors and police officers who teach people how to use judo in policing … More →

East Van board game store joins Star Wars celebrations.

Starlit Citadel celebrated May the Fourth for the first time since it moved to its East Vancouver location. May the Fourth is the unofficial holiday for George Lucas’ “Star Wars” franchise. It’s a play on words from the Star Wars … More →

BC residents can vote at any riding

As the May dates of advanced voting continues for the 2017 BC provincial election, residents who are away from their home riding during the voting process are able to vote anywhere in the province. It’s the first election where BC residents … More →

Candidates debate rising university costs

Multiple MLA candidates discussed growing tuition costs and student debt at BCIT’s Burnaby campus. BC Liberals Minister of Advance Education Andrew Wilkinson believes British Columbians get a fair deal with post secondary institution costs. Wilkinson mentioned that BC has the fourth … More →

Green candidate criticizes NDP of flip flopping

Burnaby North Green Party candidate Peter Hallschmid used his closing remarks at an all candidates meeting to accuse the NDP of flip flopping on key issues during the campaign. Hallschmid says NDP leader John Horgan has changed his stance on … More →

Poverty reduction a hot topic in Burnaby North

The BC Liberals, Green, and NDP candidates of Burnaby North had different solutions on how to fix poverty rates in BC. According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC is the only province in Canada without a legislated poverty reduction … More →

Students react to BCIT staying open during snow

BCIT decided to keep its Burnaby campus open during a snow storm last week. Some students and instructors criticized BCIT last week for keeping campus open for most of the duration of the snow storm, saying the roads were unsafe … More →