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Oh great… Vancouver cars are now becoming rats’ nests

Oh great… Vancouver cars are now becoming rats’ nests

Local mechanics seeing upswing in rodent infestations
OPINION: Mayor Bremner would be fresh start for Vancouver, NPA

OPINION: Mayor Bremner would be fresh start for Vancouver, NPA

This is part of a series of opinions we'll be sharing from Vancouverites of all stripes leading up to the municipal election in October of 2018.
The best way to achieve happiness in 2018 is to write down your goals

The best way to achieve happiness in 2018 is to write down your goals

Around this time last year I came across something inspiring that local designer, Todd Smith, released on his website . It was an open-source template for goal-setting for the year and it was totally insane (in a good way).
Comment: The science is in — salmon farms need to be out

Comment: The science is in — salmon farms need to be out

The salmon-farm debate has come full circle with the recent escape of nearly 200,000 potentially invasive farmed Atlantic salmon
Comment: Reports of lost Site C farmland simply not true

Comment: Reports of lost Site C farmland simply not true

Site C dam along the Peace River near Fort St. John. April 2017 Photograph By JONATHAN HAYWARD, The Canadian Press Re: “ Comment: B.C. Hydro’s fixation with dams could cost us, ” comment, Sept. 30.
Opinion: BC Hydro's underground substations plan offers a great solution

Opinion: BC Hydro's underground substations plan offers a great solution

Yesterday I attended a Board of Trade luncheon where BC Hydro's CEO, Jessica McDonald, delivered a speech about an innovative proposal that they've put in front of the City right now, to add needed new infrastructure under Vancouver.
Poutine: awesome or awful?

Poutine: awesome or awful?

Last month we brought in two experts to debate the merits of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Opinion: Someone should open a chain of heroin dispensaries

Opinion: Someone should open a chain of heroin dispensaries

This week it was announced that there were 128 overdose deaths in BC in November, breaking the previous record for overdoses in a single month - 82 in January. This is insane.
Two opinions on the Trans Mountain Pipeline decision

Two opinions on the Trans Mountain Pipeline decision

Last week the Trudeau government approved the expansion of Kinder Morgan's existing Trans Mountain pipeline.
CBC set to cash in on "Hate Clicks"

CBC set to cash in on "Hate Clicks"

In my Workshop series I bring you behind the scenes of V.I.A., sharing stories of how we operate and also offering my take on other media outlets.