It’s telling that the first options to come up when searching the phrase “nonbinary people are” are “nonbinary people are stupid” and “nonbinary people aren’t real.”
“I wanted to get involved, curate these bands, take over all the shows.” Mati Cormier, founder, promotor, manager, and sole proprietor behind the now-deceased Trash City Productions.
“There are many performers who simply wouldn’t be able to get a foot on the stage again without the Rio.” – Tyler James Nicol
There’s nothing quite like getting together with three of your friends and sitting down with four controllers and a split screen, or diving into an RPG with all the content already on the disc.
“People have this sense—it’s either bad karma or ‘I’m going to be judged for my bad deeds’—that there are consequences,” Linda Christensen, Humanities professor at Douglas College
“The history taught in schools is very white-centric, so it’s up to us to tell our stories.” – Silvia Mangue Alene, President of the BC Black History Society
“When we try to do any renovations, we try to stick to what we have and just make it newer, but not replace the history behind it.” Rachel Chen, co-owner of the Ovaltine Café.