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The success of Pokémon Go

Above: “I got a Pidgey!” is overheard in the crowd of Pokémon trainers at the popular Departure Bay Beach Pokéstop.  By contributor Sarah Packwood Pokémon Go, a mobile game released this past July, seems to have everyone, young and old,…

Ignorant Canadian goes to ‘Murica

Above: Ignorant Canadian is amazed there are no advertisements in the ocean. (Photo by Natalie Gates) By Associate Editor Natalie Gates “FOODIES WELCOME” The larger than life hamburger greeted us the second we crossed the border, its meaty…

The Jean Burns Fire

Above: A firefighter works to contain a large fire that gutted the historic Jean Burns building in the heart of downtown Nanaimo on March 30. Photo by Bryn Tassell.  By Antony Stevens and Shanon Fenske SF | The crowds in front of the yellow,…

Music round-up: March and April

Above: Untitled Unmastered by Kendrick Lamar For the last issue of the year, it seems fitting to finish things off with one more music round up. Here are my five favourite albums from March and April of this year. Untitled/Unmastered by…