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OPINION: It’s time to change offensive sports team names

OPINION: It’s time to change offensive sports team names

It took a global anti-racism movement to do it, but it seems that one of the most blatantly offensive bits of mainstream culture is about to change.
LETTER: I just moved to B.C. and have U.S. plates: Stop looking for COVID scapegoats

LETTER: I just moved to B.C. and have U.S. plates: Stop looking for COVID scapegoats

A letter from someone who wishes to remain anonymous, for the well-being of himself, his wife and his car.
OPINION: Why Canada is kicking America's butt on COVID-19

OPINION: Why Canada is kicking America's butt on COVID-19

The COVID-19 situation in the U.S. is out of control in many places.
LETTER: People using drugs or with mental illness deserve compassion and respect

LETTER: People using drugs or with mental illness deserve compassion and respect

"Labelling already marginalized folks as 'scary' and 'dangerous' only serves to stigmatize and push them further to the margins"
LETTER: B.C. 'overdose app' puts the power in the hands of those who opt to use drugs

LETTER: B.C. 'overdose app' puts the power in the hands of those who opt to use drugs

"At the end of the day, even just one life saved makes it all worthwhile"
OPINION: Maybe Vancouverites don't want the NHL playoffs to take place here?

OPINION: Maybe Vancouverites don't want the NHL playoffs to take place here?

Did anybody care to ask us?
OPINION: COVID-19 crisis could mean new form of 'guaranteed income'

OPINION: COVID-19 crisis could mean new form of 'guaranteed income'

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted changes in areas that seemed unheard of just months ago
Metro Vancouver's Cineplex movie theatres won't require you to wear a mask. Should they?

Metro Vancouver's Cineplex movie theatres won't require you to wear a mask. Should they?

Is this the right way to go?
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Help us understand how you engage with Vancouver Is Awesome

Will you do it?
LETTER: Surrey sucks, am I right, guys?

LETTER: Surrey sucks, am I right, guys?

"A lot of negative press hurts Surrey's reputation, jokes or otherwise."