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OPINION: Mayor Stewart more interested in protecting property values than human rights of renters

OPINION: Mayor Stewart more interested in protecting property values than human rights of renters

Sara Sagaii is a housing activist, a resident of Hastings Sunrise and a Vancouverite for the last ten years.
After re-approval of Trans Mountain expansion, most B.C. residents continue to support project

After re-approval of Trans Mountain expansion, most B.C. residents continue to support project

According to a recent survey, 56% of British Columbians agreed with the federal government’s decision to re-approve the pipeline expansion, while 33% disagreed and 11% were undecided.
Not even Vancouver’s biggest speed bump can slow this ‘bike highway’

Not even Vancouver’s biggest speed bump can slow this ‘bike highway’

Has the city’s bike bonanza become a victim of its own success? Janet Benedetti, who manages Benny’s Market, says the new raised crosswalk and street signs have had little effect on cyclists who continue to race by the store and fail to stop for pede
OPINION: BCLC crossed the line asking for bets on Canucks GM getting fired

OPINION: BCLC crossed the line asking for bets on Canucks GM getting fired

Are the folks at BCLC really that desperate that they have to dive down into the gutter asking for bets on somebody’s employment status?
Was that guy really doing donuts at Main and Hastings or simply driving in circles?

Was that guy really doing donuts at Main and Hastings or simply driving in circles?

Yesterday we published the below video of a Toyota Camry driving recklessly at Main and Hastings, doing what we called "donuts".
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.