November 15, 2019

DAVIE VILLAGE POST Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada LGBTQ2+ Hub

Arson ‘sounds a lot like anti-abortion radicals’: Canada’s only sex-reassignment clinic under siege

Photo Credit To Wendy Longlade

One man single-handily ground to a halt the most complex forms of sex reassignment surgery in Canada with an arson attempt Monday night that’s being investigated as a possible hate crime.

He burst through the side door and bolted up a flight of stairs, alarming the staff member who’d thought he was a colleague locked out near the garbage bins. He made his way down the hospital-like halls and deep into a pristine surgical unit with an “incendiary device” in his hands.

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Source: National Post

Writer: Ashley Csanady

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Rick has lived in Vancouver since 1991 - first off Commercial Drive and now in Renfrew Heights - with his husband of 34 years, Dan. He has a background in travel, an interest in LGBT history, and a fondness for all that is geek. As co-publisher of Davie Village Post, he looks for stories and news which are relevant to LGBT Vancouver, and invites you to submit your items and ideas.

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