Dwindling rehearsal space has Vancouver musicians in a jam

This and 4 other not-to-miss stories from the Vancouver Courier!


Real estate, craft breweries and tech startups are squeezing out rehearsal space for the city’s music community. Read the full story HERE.

4. More people living alone than ever before

According to recently released census data, fewer and fewer Canadians are living in traditional households — made up of a mom, dad and kids — and more people are living alone.

3. Why fireworks can be a drag for LGBTQ-2S+ community

The annual Celebration of Light brings lots of people to the West End. And that’s not always a good thing for those who live there.

2. City taking extra steps to help residents beat the heat

Expect to see more water fountains and “misting stations” around Vancouver this week as the city helps people keep cool during the heat wave.

1. Five guiding principles for the next B.C. Liberal leader

Christy Clark’s departure creates opportunity for her party to renew itself. Columnist Mike Klassen lists five things the next B.C. Liberal leader should consider.

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