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A heartfelt thank you to our readers

A heartfelt thank you to our readers

Vancouver skyline/Shutterstock When we launched Vancouver Is Awesome almost 12 years ago there's no way I could have known what was in store for it.
We found the guy who got a flash grenade to the groin at the 2011 Canucks riot

We found the guy who got a flash grenade to the groin at the 2011 Canucks riot

Ouch
OPINION: You’re likely saying Jagmeet Singh’s name wrong

OPINION: You’re likely saying Jagmeet Singh’s name wrong

As NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says in his Twitter bio, his name is pronounced “Jug-meet (like hug) –MEET” and not “Jag." And saying it right matters.
Here's who won the federal leadership debate

Here's who won the federal leadership debate

Jagmeet Singh, Justin Trudeau, Elizabeth May, the Bloc guy, Andrew Scheer and Maxime Bernier. File photos If you didn't tune in to the leadership debate tonight, I don't blame you. A 4:00 p.m.
Homophobic Burnaby candidate turfed from the Conservative Party of Canada

Homophobic Burnaby candidate turfed from the Conservative Party of Canada

Burnaby North-Seymour Conservative candidate Heather Leung spoke to media at an event organized by the North Vancouver Chamber Wednesday. Photo supplied.
Why this B.C. woman's 'cell phone in the car' ticket should never have been issued

Why this B.C. woman's 'cell phone in the car' ticket should never have been issued

The incident has sparked a great deal of confusion about what constitutes using a cell phone while driving. And the confusion is understandable.
Homosexuals are not "recruiting" your kids, but the Conservative candidate for Burnaby thinks they are

Homosexuals are not "recruiting" your kids, but the Conservative candidate for Burnaby thinks they are

Burnaby North-Seymour Conservative candidate Heather Leung spoke to media at an event organized by the North Vancouver Chamber Wednesday. Photo supplied.
OPINION: The Green Party has a few 9/11 Truthers running for office because of course they do

OPINION: The Green Party has a few 9/11 Truthers running for office because of course they do

Having impassioned people involved in politics is crucial to a healthy democracy, but what happens when those people are passionate about... well...
This Metro Vancouver building's battle over smoking has disintegrated into spying

This Metro Vancouver building's battle over smoking has disintegrated into spying

A Burnaby resident has had to spy on her neighbours to catch them in the act of smoking.
Surreal Hall of Fame ceremony further proof Nardwuar is a Vancouver original

Surreal Hall of Fame ceremony further proof Nardwuar is a Vancouver original

On Sunday, Sept. 29, close to 700 people showed up to celebrate one of Vancouver’s wildest and weirdest: Nardwuar.
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