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Here are the top responses to our piece praising the VPD for carrying "scary" rifles

Here are the top responses to our piece praising the VPD for carrying "scary" rifles

Colt Canada’s SA series of rifles are the consumer equivalent to the C8 and C7 series of weapons used by law enforcement. Pictured here are the SA20 and SA15.7 models.
Here's the deal with those big guns the cops were carrying on Italian Day

Here's the deal with those big guns the cops were carrying on Italian Day

Vancouver PD ERT members carrying Colt C8 carbine rifles at Italian Days on the Drive. Courtesy of Twitter @VanAlias / Adrienne Smith V.I.A.
Vancouver election hopeful launches campaign by vilifying "rich people"

Vancouver election hopeful launches campaign by vilifying "rich people"

https://www.facebook.com/swanson4council/ Jean Swanson rolled out the class war wagon this weekend while announcing her intention to run for city council in October, for left-wing mainstay party COPE .
Here's why we just launched "Vancouver's Stupidest Politics Column"

Here's why we just launched "Vancouver's Stupidest Politics Column"

Nine candidates are vying this Saturday to be Vancouver’s next city councillor. The seat became vacant this summer when Geoff Meggs resigned to become Premier John Horgan’s chief of staff.
Vision Vancouver does away with alphabetized ballot, Vision Council hopeful with "Z" last name immediately declares

Vision Vancouver does away with alphabetized ballot, Vision Council hopeful with "Z" last name immediately declares

Yesterday we published an article about how Vancouver City Council passed a motion to change the ballot in the upcoming election. Instead of listing candidates names alphabetically, in the October 20 election they'll be listed randomly.
Les Leyne: NDP measures haven’t helped housing affordability

Les Leyne: NDP measures haven’t helped housing affordability

Almost a year since the NDP government started mounting a major affordability intervention to cool down real estate prices, the market isn’t doing what was hoped.
Jack Knox: Oprah buys into our neighbourhood (for sure, maybe)

Jack Knox: Oprah buys into our neighbourhood (for sure, maybe)

Oprah Winfrey photo Shutterstock.com Oprah is moving next door. She just paid $8.3 million US ($6.7 billion Cdn) for a 43-acre compound on Washington’s Orcas Island, 35 kilometres east of Sidney.
Irony abounds as the gov invites people to camp out on Parliament Hill for World Environment Day

Irony abounds as the gov invites people to camp out on Parliament Hill for World Environment Day

People following Parks Canada on social media might be scratching their heads as the public agency announced it would be teaching people how to camp on Parliament Hill today. World Environment Day.
OPINION: Chinatown’s proposed rezoning is yet another threat to housing affordability

OPINION: Chinatown’s proposed rezoning is yet another threat to housing affordability

Photo Andrew Samuel Vancouver is in a full-fledged housing crisis. Housing, and especially rental housing, is priced astronomically high.
OPINION: This article about a $218m Vancouver 'slumlord' family is the best thing published this year

OPINION: This article about a $218m Vancouver 'slumlord' family is the best thing published this year

The notorious Sahotas.