All posts tagged: British Columbia

BC government asks doctor to delete database exposing failures of its free drug program for addicts

The British Columbia government, a province of Canada, has asked a leading addictions expert, Simon Fraser University professor Dr. Julian Somers, to delete his database which exposed the failures of the province’s program that provides free drugs to addicts. The extensive database, which provided information on hospitalizations, criminal convictions, and medications since 2004, has been used extensively by researchers studying drug addiction. In his article for the National Post, Adam Zivo explains why the BC government is upset: In B.C., as in much of Canada, the popular approach is to herd homeless people into housing where most, if not all, residents are fresh off the streets, creating a critical mass of trauma and addiction. These residents are then given a “safe supply” of free drugs and provided few resources for recovery and social reintegration. Somers’ study showed that if you house homeless people in a way that disperses them into normal society, and then prioritize rehabilitation, employment and social reintegration, you see a 70 per cent reduction in crimes committed and a 50 per cent …

Who is trying to sabotage COVID vaccine shipments to Canada?

According to British Columbia’s minister of health, Dr. Bonnie Henry, the RCMP and Canadian military are now protecting COVID vaccines being sent to Canada because credible sources suggest someone is trying to sabotage the shipment. The Pfizer vaccine that Canada has ordered requires extreme-cold storage and will be kept at two heavily secured sites in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province.

Vancouver, BC Credit: Jerry Meaden/Flickr/Creative Commons

The Persecuted Christians of British Columbia

A young woman in Vancouver British Columbia applied for a job and received a reply: “… we are not a Christian organization, and most of us actually see Christianity as having destroyed our culture, tradition and way of life.” and “‘God bless’ is very offensive to me and yet another sign of your attempts to impose your religious views on me. I do not want to be blessed by some guy… who has been the very reason for the most horrendous abuses and human rights violations in the history of the human race.” There were other offensive statements, and she did not get the job, so she sued. I think she won 8500 dollars. RELATED: Trinity Western grad ‘attacked’ for being Christian in job rejection: CBC The young woman applied as a recent graduate of Trinity Western University, a private Christian school in BC, and the employers reacted when they learned that. But wait, there’s more: “Maybe the Trinity leadership would be better suited for a Putin’s Russia or any other like his regarding the …