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This is the best Park Board sign in Vancouver

This is the best Park Board sign in Vancouver

Back when it was the “Park and Poo”. Photo Bob Kronbauer For years, the sign at Templeton Park has offered a simple laugh for passersby.
Jean Swanson admits "I did it for the publicity" regarding jailtime over Kinder Morgan

Jean Swanson admits "I did it for the publicity" regarding jailtime over Kinder Morgan

As the 2018 municipal election draws near the war rooms of local political parties and independent candidates are getting more creative than they've ever had to be.
Dash cams, automated speed enforcement can put brakes on B.C. car-crash rate

Dash cams, automated speed enforcement can put brakes on B.C. car-crash rate

ICBC in a precarious financial situation, crashes climbing to all-time highs and claims taking longer and longer to be processed, technology may play a big role in changing our roads for the better.
LETTER: Guns should remain easy to transfer between private citizens in Canada

LETTER: Guns should remain easy to transfer between private citizens in Canada

A reader writes that they're not in favour of the government tinkering with current gun laws in Canada, and how the long gun registry in Canada was done away with good reason
Trump soap opera souring British Columbians on U.S. products

Trump soap opera souring British Columbians on U.S. products

So, as the Trump administration begins its 19th month in office, let’s review if British Columbians are acting differently because of who is right now in the White House.
Buying a gun off a citizen in Canada is easier than transferring ownership of a car

Buying a gun off a citizen in Canada is easier than transferring ownership of a car

Our columnist breaks down how incredibly simple it is for private buyers and sellers to trade in firearms in Canada
PNE parking wars continue to divide Vancouver's Hastings-Sunrise

PNE parking wars continue to divide Vancouver's Hastings-Sunrise

The hyper-local phenomenon known as the “Parking Ladies” or the “Granny Cartel” is out in force, waving homemade parking signs on the corners, in an attempt to lure fair-goers into black market parking on lawns, laneways and in garages and carports, for a slightly cheaper rate than the official PNE parking lots.
More to learn – and more to change – about money laundering in B.C. casinos

More to learn – and more to change – about money laundering in B.C. casinos

British Columbians are deeply distraught about money laundering in casinos and many would like to see something done about it. There is a high level of support for both a public inquiry and the establishment of a Quebec-style office that would bring clarity to tendering and eradicate corruption in the public sector.
A childhood friend of mine is a "political radical", and he's running for city council

A childhood friend of mine is a "political radical", and he's running for city council

Politics columnist Bob Kronbauer reveals his childhood friendship with COPE Vancouver city council candidate Derrick O'Keefe, in 'Vancouver's Stupidest Politics Column'
Smoke getting in your eyes, Vancouver? Get used to it.

Smoke getting in your eyes, Vancouver? Get used to it.

Songwriter Doug Francis Mitchell is right when he sings that “we’re going to have to learn to cope.” With increasingly smoked out summers, it means that each and every one of us must become responsible stewards of our land and forests. Don’t even think about lighting that match. And get used to it.
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