Your letters for Saturday, August 13

Breadcrumb Trail Links Letters Publication date: August 13, 2016 • August 13, 2016 • 5 minutes of reading • join the conversation Photo by Leah Hennel /Calgary Herald . Helmets can’t stop reckless cycling Re: “Bicycle Helmets Save Adult Lives,” Letter, Aug. 11. Announcement 2 This ad has not been uploaded yet, but its article […]

High salinity found in European river after fish kill

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Laboratory tests following a massive fish kill have found high levels of salinity but no mercury in the waters of Central Europe’s Oder River, Poland’s environment minister said Saturday. Anna Moskwa, the climate and environment minister, said analyzes of river samples taken in both Poland and Germany revealed elevated salt levels. […]

Luminato Festival abruptly cancelled an exhibit by an Indigenous collective. Here’s the story behind the controversial decision

The Museum of Water started on a London street corner in 2013. An exhibit by British artist Amy Sharrocks, it was a tribute to water and a celebration of its significance. Sharrocks spent years collecting the specimens: vials of floodwater, containers of tears shed in grief and ecstasy, aromatic samples of sewer runoff, droplets that […]

He was a celebrity pastor at one of Canada’s biggest megachurches. Inside the sexual abuse allegations that brought down Bruxy Cavey

When she was in her early 20s, Alanna joined the Meeting House church in Oakville. It was supposed to be different from the ultra-conservative congregation she grew up in. The Meeting House was known for being casual, branded as “a church for people who weren’t into church.” Women were considered equals. Questions were welcome. It […]

Check-in: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Breadcrumb Trail Links local trip Multi-million dollar renovation polishes the golden shine of the grand dame of Georgia Street Publication date: August 13, 2022 • 15 minutes ago • 4 minutes of reading • join the conversation The Hotel Vancouver (right) and the Vancouver Art Gallery, housed in the former Vancouver Justice Court building, are […]

Tropical storm Meari hits Japan with heavy rain and wind

TOKYO (AP) — Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rain on Japan’s main island of Honshu as it headed north toward the capital Tokyo on Saturday, according to Japanese weather officials. The Japan Meteorological Agency said Meari made landfall in Shizuoka prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, in the afternoon, bringing sudden heavy rain and strong winds over […]