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Opinion: Male Vancouver drivers need to chill out and back off

Opinion: Male Vancouver drivers need to chill out and back off

There isn’t a day I drive in this city, when I don’t have a close call. And I’m going to call the blame right where I see it and say 90 per cent of the time it’s a man driving a much bigger and more expensive vehicle than my tiny, older car.
Populist conservative party Coalition Vancouver just gave childish nicknames to Vancouver's mayoral candidates

Populist conservative party Coalition Vancouver just gave childish nicknames to Vancouver's mayoral candidates

The upstart political party Coalition Vancouver has taken a page from Donald Trump's playbook, issuing childish nicknames for mayoral candidates in the 2018 Vancouver election
Mayoral candidate Kennedy Stewart's first name is actually Ed

Mayoral candidate Kennedy Stewart's first name is actually Ed

Photo Mark Klotz Former NDP Member of Parliament turned independent Vancouver mayoral candidate Kennedy Stewart seems to be leading the polls by a fairly wide margin right now.
Opinion: New B.C. rent hike cap proposal is NDP damage control

Opinion: New B.C. rent hike cap proposal is NDP damage control

Blindsided by an automatic jump in allowable rent increases, a group of MLAs rushed in Monday to try to undo the damage the increase did to their work on the issue.
There's lead in fountains at Vancouver schools but the board doesn't want you to know about it... yet

There's lead in fountains at Vancouver schools but the board doesn't want you to know about it... yet

At last night's Vancouver School Board meeting, trustee Carrie Bercic brought forward a motion that some feel has been long overdue.
The Vancouver mayoral candidate accused of racism has shaved his problematic stache

The Vancouver mayoral candidate accused of racism has shaved his problematic stache

Vancouver 2018 mayoral candidate Jason Lamarche has shaved his toothbrush moustache. Accused of making racist and sexist online remarks in a previous election cycle, his face has popped up for another round in Vancouver politics.
Vancouver developer admits to paying $85,000 for Hector Bremner billboards

Vancouver developer admits to paying $85,000 for Hector Bremner billboards

Photo @KaiNagata on Twitter Frances Bula from The Globe and Mail has cracked a Vancouver election nut that others in the media (INCLUDING ME, ALL WEEK) have been working on.
The Greens just printed out 100,000 pamphlets with the wrong info on them

The Greens just printed out 100,000 pamphlets with the wrong info on them

The Vancouver Green Party sent out a formal apology this week to their candidate David Wong, after printing out 100,000 copies of a promotional pamphlet containing the wrong information about him
Shauna Sylvester responds to claims that she's Vision Vancouver's candidate

Shauna Sylvester responds to claims that she's Vision Vancouver's candidate

An independent candidate in the Vancouver 2018 mayoral election is hoping to shake her past involvement with the maligned political party, Vision Vancouver. Bob Kronbauer writes that there might not be enough distance between her and her past to convince voters they should cast a ballot in her favour.
Here's a look at pre-election NIMBYism by the numbers in B.C.

Here's a look at pre-election NIMBYism by the numbers in B.C.

About 250 people took to the streets to protest the city’s decision to allow a 78-unit modular housing complex to be built in a Marpole neighbourhood with three schools, in 2017. Photo Dan Toulgoet During B.C.