Rick Peterson bids for leadership of BC Conservative Party

From left: BC Conservative politicians Bill Clarke, Rick Peterson, Sean Upshaw. Photo: Katja De Bock

From left: BC Conservative politicians Bill Clarke, Rick Peterson, Sean Upshaw at the press conference in Vancouver on September 23, 2013. Photo: Katja De Bock

Surrounded by his supporters, former Vancouver-Quilchena candidate Rick Peterson, 59, announced his bid for the leadership of the BC Conservative Party at Terminal City Club today.

Peterson, a Vancouver business man and former BC Liberal, who was in the running as a candidate for the BC provincial elections in 2012, before opting out and passing the torch to veteran politician Bill Clarke, said Continue reading

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St. John Hospice opens at UBC

St. John Hospice

St. John Hospice

Hundreds of people celebrated the opening of St. John Hospice, a new 14-bed facility located on the University of British Columbia campus on Friday.

The first community hospice on Vancouver’s West Side was conceived and built by the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller, Continue reading

The Vancouver Courier looks at Dunbar-Southlands

People lining up at the Dunbar Theatre. Photo: Katja De Bock

People lining up at the Dunbar Theatre. Photo: Katja De Bock

The Vancouver Courier issue of Friday, August 30 featured Dunbar-Southlands as part of their Vancouver Special neighbourhood series. According to census data, roughly 21,745 people reside here. Continue reading