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6 local authors you need to know about

6 local authors you need to know about

Sure, each year Vancouver Writers Fest is an opportunity so see some of your favourite authors from across the globe as they grace the stages of Granville Island for a week in October.
Feature: Richmond Hospital becomes passport mill

Feature: Richmond Hospital becomes passport mill

According to Vancouver Coastal Health, in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, there were 379 births to foreign nationals at Richmond Hospital. Five years ago there were about 18.
Fall is in full effect and it's crazy gorgeous (PHOTOS)

Fall is in full effect and it's crazy gorgeous (PHOTOS)

Oh yes, autumn is in full swing and we're absolutely loving it! Above and beyond the fall colours, the city has been graced with beautiful sunsets, crisp air and rainfall that can actually be described as pleasant .
Binners' Project coffee cup cash-in event could set new record

Binners' Project coffee cup cash-in event could set new record

Vancouver's Binners' Project will hold their popular coffee cup cash-in event on October 16, and they're expecting a record turnout.
B.C. promises to earthquake-proof schools, two in Vancouver up for replacement

B.C. promises to earthquake-proof schools, two in Vancouver up for replacement

The more than century-old General Gordon school was completely flattened in 2015 to pave the way for a replacement school that could better withstand an earthquake.
Lowball bid proving to be costly for Site C project

Lowball bid proving to be costly for Site C project

Tension cracks that developed on the banks of the Peace River are among the causes of delays that now threaten to increase Site C’s costs by $610 million.
Gastown's Water Street could go "car-light"

Gastown's Water Street could go "car-light"

Vancouver's historic neighbourhood may have the cobblestone, boutiques, and cafes, but sometimes traffic can get ridiculous.
Province handed out $4 million in environmental fines in 2016

Province handed out $4 million in environmental fines in 2016

Trucks hauling earth on the north bank of the Site C dam earlier this year | Alaska Highway News British Columbia handed out more than $4 million in environmental penalties and tickets in 2016.
How retail giants seized on pop-ups to woo millennials, test expansion plans

How retail giants seized on pop-ups to woo millennials, test expansion plans

VANCOUVER - To drum up excitement around the launch of a credit card targeting the oft-pursued millennial demographic, American Express Canada tapped several star chefs last month to serve Instagram-worthy plates at a restaurant in Toronto that would
‘Smaller’ earthquakes pose greater risk than the next Big One

‘Smaller’ earthquakes pose greater risk than the next Big One

A ghost forest of dead red cedars stands along the banks of the Copalis River in Washington state.