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Thursday February 25th, 2021 night edition

image for Hate crimes up 97% overall in Vancouver last year, anti-Asian hate crimes up 717%

Also among the increases were hate crimes, particularly those against people of Asian descent.

The report says the number of incidents overall was 280 in 2020, up from 142 the year before.

Anti-Asian hate crime incidents spiked by a much higher percentage.

Tania Visinitin of the Vancouver Police Department said the peak of the reports came in May, and that they have slowed since the summer.

She added officers had reached out to the community to encourage people to report hate crimes and let them know the force took the allegations seriously.

Prosecution Service said in terms of hate crimes as defined in the Criminal Code – just one.

Dan MacLaghlin added in an email, “Most of what are commonly regarded as hate crimes are general offences (assault, uttering threats, mischief are examples) which are motivated by hate. »

Ted Cruz's Approval Rating Among Republicans Drops More Than 20 Percent After Cancun Fiasco

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz's approval rating took a major hit following last week's Cancun trip fiasco, according to a Yahoo/YouGov poll.

Among Republicans, Cruz's approval rating sits at 53 percent, a 23-point decrease from his January rating in a Morning Consult poll.

The senator had an 81 percent approval rating among Republicans in a Morning Consult survey conducted from December 27 to January 5. »

US and allies to build 'China-free' tech supply chain

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The document will order the development of a national supply chain strategy, and is expected to call for recommendations for supply networks that are less vulnerable to disruptions such as disasters and sanctions by unfriendly countries.

The order states that "working with allies can lead to strong, resilient supply chains," suggesting that international relationships will be central to this plan.

The U.S. plans to share information with allies on supply networks for important products and will look to leverage complementary production. »

GoldenEye 007's multiplayer was added last minute, unknown to Rare and Nintendo management

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You might know that the multiplayer mode for GoldenEye 007, the seminal N64 shooter, was only added to the game late in development .

What you probably don't know is that the mode was also added unbeknownst to the management at developer Rare and publisher Nintendo.

"I'm sure there were six-month stretches where no member of Rare or Nintendo management came into the team offices," he said. »

Claude Julien and Kirk Muller relieved of their coaching duties

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Luke Richardson and Stéphane Waite retain their respective duties within the coaching group.

"I would like to sincerely thank Claude and Kirk for their contributions to our team over the past five years during which we worked together.

Ducharme, 47, is being promoted to the interim head coaching position after two seasons as an assistant coach with the Club. »