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Nearly a third of Vancouver families led by a single parent

Nearly a third of Vancouver families led by a single parent

Revealing, and surprising, stats found in city staff report
Editor's column: Coronavirus causing rash of racism in Richmond

Editor's column: Coronavirus causing rash of racism in Richmond

On Monday, one of our co-workers came into the office visibly shaken. She told us how the day before she’d been with her family waiting for a table at a restaurant when an elderly woman looked straight at her husband and said, “Go back to China.
Vancouver mayor wants property tax rate set at five per cent in 2021

Vancouver mayor wants property tax rate set at five per cent in 2021

But didn’t Kennedy Stewart support an 8.2 per cent tax rate for 2020?
OPINION: Protests a textbook example of how noble intentions can breed self-righteousness

OPINION: Protests a textbook example of how noble intentions can breed self-righteousness

‘Transient legion of activists’ turning Canada into ‘global battlefield’ is nothing new
Why does Vancouver continue to build family oriented communities without enough schools?

Why does Vancouver continue to build family oriented communities without enough schools?

My last column about the transformation of the Olympic Village and False Creek South concluded with a promise to share ideas on redevelopment opportunities to allow False Creek South residents and the city administration to have their cake and eat it
Opinion: Burnaby residents deserve more coronavirus case details

Opinion: Burnaby residents deserve more coronavirus case details

A seventh case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in B.C. was announced this morning (Monday) and it reveals the fine line health officials are trying to walk between informing the public and not inducing panic.
OPINION: B.C. NDP staying the course with its safe-as-milk 2020 budget

OPINION: B.C. NDP staying the course with its safe-as-milk 2020 budget

In 2017 you would have been lost in a large, skeptical crowd certain how the B.C. NDP would steward the economy in British Columbia. There weren’t even bets to take on it.
What was Vancouver’s chief planner doing at a police board meeting?

What was Vancouver’s chief planner doing at a police board meeting?

Gil Kelley discussed the city’s development of the Vancouver Plan
Opinion: Don’t turn away from civil unrest, instead let’s learn from it

Opinion: Don’t turn away from civil unrest, instead let’s learn from it

Have the LNG gas line protesters got your attention? They’ve got mine, and they’ve got the attention of our whole country, not only by inconveniencing us, but by effecting the economic livelihood of thousands of workers.
Ken Sim wants to run again for Vancouver mayor

Ken Sim wants to run again for Vancouver mayor

The NPA’s mayoral candidate in 2018 is back on Twitter and has created a website