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Founded in 2008 by Bob Kronbauer, our award-winning publication was acquired by Glacier Media in September of 2017, with Kronbauer staying on as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief.

We publish Vancouver news, lifestyle and culture stories, keeping readers up to date on everything happening in their city.

Our website is complemented by one of the largest and most engaged social media presences in Metro Vancouver. Our Facebook page has over 195,000 Likes, our Twitter account has over 145,000 Followers, and our Instagram account has 89,000 Followers.


via-stats-dec2019Vancouver Is Awesome's online reach as of December 2019

Our Vancouver WAS Awesome history book made it to #2 on the BC Bestsellers List, and we followed it up with the Leo-nominated TV series BC WAS Awesome which is now in its third season. You can view episodes for free on our YubTube channel.

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via-office (1)Our newsroom in Mt Pleasant