B.C. election 2020: Green leader Sonia Furstenau ready for a challenge

Article content continued So what has prepared her for this uphill battle? “Everything. I seem to be in a relentless underdog story.” The mother of three children and two step-children,Furstenau, 50, said she was drawn to politics by a sincere hope in a better future. Her first foray came in 2014, when she ran for […]

The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of the world’s poorest children to halt their educations and go to work to help support their families, as schools have closed and parents’ incomes have fallen or vanished. The children do work that is arduous, dirty and often dangerous: hauling bricks or gravel, scavenging for recyclables, begging or […]