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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.
Discovering Thursday’s Writing Collective

Discovering Thursday’s Writing Collective

When I first arrived in Vancouver, I was desperate to join a writing group. My experience with the Dublin’s Writers Forum and Oregon’s Write Around Portland taught me the power of writing groups.
Vancouver: I Choose To Stay

Vancouver: I Choose To Stay

Do I stay or do I go? That’s the question plaguing my Millennial generation of Vancouverites. We’re drawn in from Langley or Lethbridge or Ladysmith with the promise of big city adventure.
Vancity Buzz has no competition

Vancity Buzz has no competition

Over the past week I've read around 30 different opinion pieces about Postmedia's recent move to downsize their operations across Canada, combining their newsrooms in cities where they have 2 daily newspapers operating.
You might actually be HELPING Nestlé by signing that water use petition

You might actually be HELPING Nestlé by signing that water use petition

Words: Judi Tyabji via FACEBOOK Photo: Andreas Lever I have to make a statement about the growing hysteria around BC's laws on water, which terrifies me because the campaign is wrong.

5 Reasons to vote YES in the transit referendum

Words: Peter Ladner of the Better Transit & Transportation Yes Coalition On March 16 everyone registered to VOTE in Metro Vancouver will get a ballot in the mail asking “Do you support a new 0.
Letter of the Week: High Five, Vancouver!

Letter of the Week: High Five, Vancouver!

SEND US A LETTER ABOUT SOMETHING THAT MAKES VANCOUVER MORE AWESOME AND THERE’S A VERY GOOD CHANCE THAT WE’LL PUBLISH IT HERE. SEND TO CONTACT@VANCOUVERISAWESOME.COM WITH THE SUBJECT “LETTER TO V.I.A.
Letter of the Week: "An Ode to the Men of Vancouver"

Letter of the Week: "An Ode to the Men of Vancouver"

SEND US A LETTER ABOUT SOMETHING THAT MAKES VANCOUVER MORE AWESOME AND THERE’S A VERY GOOD CHANCE THAT WE’LL PUBLISH IT HERE. SEND TO CONTACT@VANCOUVERISAWESOME.COM WITH THE SUBJECT “LETTER TO V.I.A.” Hey there, Vancouver man.