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These Metro Vancouver tenants started a petition to beg neighbours to butt out

These Metro Vancouver tenants started a petition to beg neighbours to butt out

Cigarettes/Shutterstock Smoking. It’s one of those issues that seems so obvious, but never really is. It seems obvious people shouldn’t do it because it’s lethal, but they still do.
Some punk has already defaced New West's brand new skate park

Some punk has already defaced New West's brand new skate park

The city’s sweet new skate park in Queen's Park had just barely opened when some clown decided to vandalize it with a spray can.
Is the home-alone trend contributing to Vancouver's housing crisis?

Is the home-alone trend contributing to Vancouver's housing crisis?

In Vancouver, the most expensive rental housing market in Canada and one of the least affordable for homebuyers on the planet, about one-third of the homes have just one resident.
This beloved sinkhole in front of a local brewery has only been expanding for a month

This beloved sinkhole in front of a local brewery has only been expanding for a month

Our beloved sinkhole. Photo Bob Kronbauer Last year this columnist made the mistake of pointing out something weird and awesome , and the city went in and "repaired" it, effectively killing a quirky piece of Templeton Park.
City of Vancouver policies stoke urban-rural divide

City of Vancouver policies stoke urban-rural divide

Vancouver is always a good foil for parts of the country who see us as a bunch of bike-riding latté sippers who have no idea how the extraction of natural resources boosts the Canadian economy.
Everyone tweeting about Vancouver needing ride sharing is uber annoying

Everyone tweeting about Vancouver needing ride sharing is uber annoying

Every few days, without exception, someone in Vancouver takes to Twitter and voices their frustration with the fact we don’t have ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft.
Unpopular Opinion: Reducing speeds on Vancouver side streets is shortsighted and selfish

Unpopular Opinion: Reducing speeds on Vancouver side streets is shortsighted and selfish

There is currently a proposal before Vancouver City Council to lower the speed limit on British Columbia’s side streets from 50 kilometres per hour to 30 kilometres per hour.
The Law Society of B.C. is okay with lawyers' Twitter accounts challenging people to fist fights

The Law Society of B.C. is okay with lawyers' Twitter accounts challenging people to fist fights

ICBC injury lawyer Wes Mussio. Photo icbcadvice.
The time for Vancouver’s 4-20 ‘protest’ to butt out is long overdue

The time for Vancouver’s 4-20 ‘protest’ to butt out is long overdue

Pot is a hot mess. Responsible people are irresponsibly bumbling legalization while irresponsible people cannot figure how to act responsibly.
These are the most infuriating intersections in all of Burnaby

These are the most infuriating intersections in all of Burnaby

A list of all the Burnaby intersections that one driver won’t miss as he is cutting back the amount of driving he does in the face of soaring gas prices.
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