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Opinion: Does this Burnaby project next to SkyTrain need so much parking?

Opinion: Does this Burnaby project next to SkyTrain need so much parking?

People like to complain that there’s never enough parking when they need it, but what if I told you there was too much parking?
East Vancouver block party wins out over Pointed Sticks show for aging punk rocker

East Vancouver block party wins out over Pointed Sticks show for aging punk rocker

I had a major life choice to make: I could bear witness to the Pointed Sticks or I could attend our neighbourhood block party with my family.
OPINION: The City’s Climate Emergency Response will make MORE than a cat fart’s difference, thank you very much

OPINION: The City’s Climate Emergency Response will make MORE than a cat fart’s difference, thank you very much

Matt Horne is the City of Vancouver’s climate policy manager. He is responsible for delivering on the City's commitment to have 100% of the energy used in Vancouver come from renewable sources before 2050.
OPINION: Will the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive really help you buy a home?

OPINION: Will the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive really help you buy a home?

Canada’s federal government really wants to help you buy a home – or at least, make you believe that voting for them will help you buy a home.But will the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive actually work?
BC Ferries’ booze cruise experiment stuck in bureaucratic dry dock

BC Ferries’ booze cruise experiment stuck in bureaucratic dry dock

The long-awaited promise of alcohol sales on the high seas, sadly, is stuck in bureaucratic dry dock.
OPINION: The City of Vancouver's Climate Action Plan won't make a cat fart's difference

OPINION: The City of Vancouver's Climate Action Plan won't make a cat fart's difference

David Fine is an Oscar-winning Vancouver filmmaker who manages the VanPoli Facebook page , contributes regularly to various social media discussion groups and helped form Housing Action for Local Taxpayers (HALT), which advocates for measures to addr
No butts about it: tossing your cigarette on the ground is unacceptable

No butts about it: tossing your cigarette on the ground is unacceptable

As usual, improperly tossed cigarette butts come down to the responsibility of the smoker, and the hard evidence is all around us.
Here's why we published (then took down) a piece about "BC NDP housing policies destroying wealth"

Here's why we published (then took down) a piece about "BC NDP housing policies destroying wealth"

British Columbia’s NDP Premier John Horgan This past Friday we re-published THIS opinion piece which originally appeared in Business In Vancouver , a sister publication of ours here at Glacier Media .
Let's be frank: We were weenies for falling for the Wienermobile prank

Let's be frank: We were weenies for falling for the Wienermobile prank

When someone in the lower mainland purported to have an iconic Wienermobile for sale on Craigslist, let's just say we really wanted this listing to cut the mustard. But we ended up being the weenies here.
OPINION: Trudeau grasping at straws with single-use plastic ban

OPINION: Trudeau grasping at straws with single-use plastic ban

But, somewhat like the dilemma Trudeau has in supporting a pipeline project and professing the need to address climate change, this is not a problem we created in 500 days and not one that can be addressed by 2021.
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