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Here's an idiotic, anti-immigrant rant about Vancouver

Here's an idiotic, anti-immigrant rant about Vancouver

Vancouver skyline/Shutterstock I received a letter from someone named Trent G this morning who had some things to say about Vancouver and the people we "just let in".
Here's what the Greens candidate who "forgot" he had a lawsuit had to say about it

Here's what the Greens candidate who "forgot" he had a lawsuit had to say about it

Nicholas Chernen. Photo Bob Kronbauer Two days ago in this column I wrote about Nicholas Chernen , the political hopeful who was just given the Green Party of Vancouver 's nomination to run for school board in October.
Cops in Prince George now carry big guns at events (like the VPD) and people are shook

Cops in Prince George now carry big guns at events (like the VPD) and people are shook

You may remember a few weeks back when I wrote about how I thought it was a good thing that the VPD now carry carbine rifles to large events? Well my colleague at the Prince George Citizen , Editor-in-Chief Neil Godbout, has a different take.
Your crappy barbecue brush is a health menace

Your crappy barbecue brush is a health menace

Wayward bristles from barbecues have reportedly caused 28 injuries since 2004 in Canada. Yet they are still readily available while the Standards Council of Canada continues to develop “new guidelines for the product.
Meet the Vancouver Greens' candidate who "forgot" he had a pending lawsuit

Meet the Vancouver Greens' candidate who "forgot" he had a pending lawsuit

Nicholas Chernen. Photo via Twitter Last week the Green Party of Vancouver held its nomination meeting at the Heritage Hall on Main Street, then announced its slate for the October 20, 2018 election.
OPINION: City staff continue fighting against affordable housing in Chinatown

OPINION: City staff continue fighting against affordable housing in Chinatown

Under new City proposals, new development heights in Chinatown would be restricted, in response to concerns from residents over the pace of change in the area.
Here's why there were 12 people hanging off the Ironworkers Bridge this morning

Here's why there were 12 people hanging off the Ironworkers Bridge this morning

Despite previously not seeming to know where B.C. is on a map, Greenpeace Canada found Vancouver this morning and decided to pull a stunt.
UNPOPULAR OPINION: Justices should be free to speak out about injustice

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Justices should be free to speak out about injustice

In a time where everyone has an opinion, why are lawyers and judges gagged? The recent case of Julie Lauzon , who is now facing a disciplinary sanction by the Judicial Justice of the Peace Council on Ontario is a prime example of the, frankly, stupid
OPINION: Meet the local politics blogger who might tell you to "F**k off" if you ask a question

OPINION: Meet the local politics blogger who might tell you to "F**k off" if you ask a question

I recently had an interesting exchange with a Vancouver politics blogger which would have caused someone new to the toxicity of #vanpoli to run away screaming.
The latest mayoral candidate to declare does most of her own stunts

The latest mayoral candidate to declare does most of her own stunts

Mayoral candidate Wai Young, who is running with Coalition Vancouver, officially launching her campaign in June at city hall.