Given the state’s population, the vote essentially doubles the number of Americans who can gain access to same-sex marriage licenses, which previously have been available in five states and the District of Columbia.
New economic analysis coming from Quebec that demonstrates that subsidized day care pays for itself. For every dollar that the province invests in subsidized day care, Canadian taxpayers recoup about $1.49.
Small, unused and neglected bits of the Vancouver landscape could get turned into flower or vegetable gardens if a motion by Green Party Commissioner Stuart Mackinnon gets approved at the next Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation meeting.
On June 1, the twenty-something self-described "hip housewife" and her husband Eric committed to a year of grocery store abstinence. Until June of next year, local farms and farmers markets will dictate what ends up on the dinner table at home. Out with processed foods; in with whole grains and fresh fruits and veggies.