Monday, December 21, 2015

Vancouver Sun

We had a skiff of snow a couple of days ago -- a rarity here on the "wet coast." This made it especially pleasant to laze indoors with the morning crossword. The Vancouver Sun has arrived on our doorstep every morning except Sundays since we moved to Surrey -- more years than I care to remember. It came to our Vancouver home before that.

This paper first rolled off the presses in February 1912, (to put that in perspective, just two months before the sinking of the Titanic.) Since then, its reporters, says the website, have carried out their journalistic obligation; they have "comforted the afflicted and afflicted the comfortable."

Local initiatives of our venerable paper include the Sun Run as well as Raise-a-reader and the Children's Fund.

The Sun is also owned now by Postmedia.

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