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Kira pauses her timer and stops “Hi Dennis” she says with a big smile. I pop my head up from writing and respond with a

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One Final Mess

Eight deaths since Christmas. The last one overdosed on meth. We discovered him during a routine safety check, but he’d been dead for three days

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Yesterday Someone Died

I see her moments before her death; she’s sitting contentedly in the nook of her building across the street. Back against the wall, knees bent

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Eagles, Angels And Anzacs

The baldies have it in for the seagull. An absolutely frenetic aerial display over False Creek this morning. A hundred other seagulls are cheering their

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