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Opinion: City Council almost let Jean Swanson blow up the Rental 100 program... by mistake

Opinion: City Council almost let Jean Swanson blow up the Rental 100 program... by mistake

Councillors Melissa De Genova and Jean Swanson in Council chambers January, 2019.
How to do Disneyland in a day and not lose your mind

How to do Disneyland in a day and not lose your mind

Need to slam the entire experience into one long, fun-filled day devoid of any Donald Duck-like tantrums? Here’s how to make your Disneyland experience as hakuna matata as possible.
Vancouver police seized 648 guns over 32-month period

Vancouver police seized 648 guns over 32-month period

The Vancouver Police Department seized 648 firearms between Jan. 1, 2016 and Sept. 6, 2018. That’s roughly two guns per day. The majority were non-restricted rifles and shotguns, which have not been subject to a registration requirement in Canada since 2012.
This high-risk baby has been quarantined because someone else didn't vaccinate their kids

This high-risk baby has been quarantined because someone else didn't vaccinate their kids

Baby Max is especially vulnerable because he was born premature and spent a month in an NICU. This means if he contracts the measles, then he is at a high risk of developing things like encephalitis, seizures or pneumonia. His hearing could also be permanently damaged. The measles can also be fatal for people in this high-risk category.
I was verbally attacked on Vancouver's SkyTrain and it was frightening

I was verbally attacked on Vancouver's SkyTrain and it was frightening

It’s safe to say travelling on public transit in any city isn’t always pretty. While the event could have been a lot worse, it was still frightening. For me, it was also a good wake-up call on what to do in the future if I am ever in this sort of situation again.
Eastern Canadians have slippery grasp on realities of Vancouver snow

Eastern Canadians have slippery grasp on realities of Vancouver snow

You know the drill: when and if snow falls in Vancouver in any given winter, you can be assured that every smug easterner you know will inevitably tease you for it, lording their decades of weather suffering over you.
The City of Burnaby is warning dumb people to not be dumb in cold weather

The City of Burnaby is warning dumb people to not be dumb in cold weather

Seriously, there are people too dumb to realize Burnaby Lake isn’t the Rideau Canal in Ottawa – where the ice is so thick it becomes what’s billed as the “world’s largest outdoor skating rink.”
Do you really believe people are bringing suitcases of money into Vancouver city hall?

Do you really believe people are bringing suitcases of money into Vancouver city hall?

Comments politicians made last week regarding suitcases and bags of cash being brought in to Vancouver city hall to pay taxes don’t pass the sniff test with this reporter.
Anti-immigration 'yellow vests' staging Burnaby rally, candidate running in byelection

Anti-immigration 'yellow vests' staging Burnaby rally, candidate running in byelection

If you don’t know anything about the yellow vests, the use of the phrase “GLOBAL World Order” should be the first tip-off.
OPINION: Expensive SkyTrain only goes so far

OPINION: Expensive SkyTrain only goes so far

This ongoing love affair with SkyTrain is only going to make expansion of our rapid transit system more problematic.
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