South Vancouver Neighbourhood House opening doors to new Syrian members

For newcomers, joining an established community can be daunting. On Saturday, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House hosted the Newcomer Welcoming Event for Syrian refugees at their community centre by Victoria Drive and East 49 Avenue. The event consisted of a general info session in their main ballroom, along with information booths from the Vancouver Public Library’s…

The constant debate on electronic cigarettes with health

There’s a stigma against tobacco cigarettes. Turns out, there’s a stigma against electronic cigarettes too. A research released on August 2015 from Public Health England, an executive agency from the British Department of Health, made independent study claims that 95 per cent of e-cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes. As the study came to…

How Tech-Ed programs change in Vancouver high schools

John Oliver Secondary School provides the most diverse tech education program out of South Vancouver high schools. Ben King, a tech education teacher at John Oliver brings high praise for the school’s program variety. “I think the biggest thing is that we are seeing as kids are moving, as technology have shifted, as the demands…