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OPINION: Vancouver City Council just voted to ban fireworks, and that's garbage

[UPDATE NOV 6: We're producing a t-shirt as an homage to fireworks, and fireworks pop-up stores, in Vancouver] FIREWORKS t-shirt, only available from V.I.A. Spent fireworks.
11 towers will likely be built on Squamish Nation land adjacent the Burrard St bridge

11 towers will likely be built on Squamish Nation land adjacent the Burrard St bridge

A rendering showing what the development might look like.
OPINION: The City of Vancouver’s new council logs a year of living lazily

OPINION: The City of Vancouver’s new council logs a year of living lazily

Vancouver’s new city council. Photos supplied A year ago, Vancouver municipal voters sent an unambiguous message to change course. The decade-old governing Vision party was eviscerated and a diverse council and independent mayor were elected.
Vancouver renews call for bus service on East First Avenue

Vancouver renews call for bus service on East First Avenue

Vancouverites have been waiting for bus service to relieve congestion on busy East First Avenue for years. So what’s the hold-up?
Letter: 'Imbeciles' explode fireworks on Halloween in Vancouver's suburbs

Letter: 'Imbeciles' explode fireworks on Halloween in Vancouver's suburbs

"Halloween fireworks, on the other hand, are illegally exploded in suburbia by imbeciles well into the night and early morning, traumatizing animals while disturbing the peace for humans."
Here’s what it’s like to live on Vancouver’s most popular trick or treating street

Here’s what it’s like to live on Vancouver’s most popular trick or treating street

We’ve lived in this trick or treaters’ paradise for seven years, but I didn’t know the history behind our famed Halloween hootenannies.
OPINION: Confessions of a guilty Sea to Sky commuter

OPINION: Confessions of a guilty Sea to Sky commuter

As the discussion about climate change intensifies, I feel increasingly guilty about logging hundreds of kilometres each week for my work commute.
Metro Vancouver expat spots Port Moody fire truck enjoying new life in Mexico

Metro Vancouver expat spots Port Moody fire truck enjoying new life in Mexico

"I want to send a message to the Port Moody Fire Rescue: In case they lost a fire truck, I found it and want to claim the reward (kidding)."
Somebody made a video of an ICBC dumpster on fire

Somebody made a video of an ICBC dumpster on fire

Remember when B.C.
Unpopular Opinion: Lawyers not to blame for soaring ICBC costs

Unpopular Opinion: Lawyers not to blame for soaring ICBC costs

Blaming lawyers for soaring ICBC costs simply because they are providing access to justice is a symptom of the problem and not part of the solution.
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