Straight Talk

Powell Street Festival organizers say they are considering staging some events in a different location in the neighbourhood.
Ahead of a special park board meeting on cetaceans, a letter authored by the star of The Cove and addressed to Mayor Gregor Robertson argues its time whale and dolphin captivity comes to an end.
He's the first person in Canada accused of travelling abroad to commit a terrorist act.
The Vancouver Aquarium ranks on par or above average in every category in which it has been compared to similar facilities in North America.
Residents are sounding the alarm on the B.C. government’s plans to earmark 25 percent of Gambier Island for logging.
Woo and Denike are expected to firm up their individual plans next month.
The provincial Health Ministry looks to be trying to mend fences with drug researchers, but some academics remain skeptical of its intentions.
A visit to City Hall from activists and homeless people camping in Oppenheimer Park has prompted the formation of a new committee to advocate for more senior-government support for housing.
The RCMP has ruled out the possibility of foul play in the death of a 21-year-old student that occurred at the Pemberton Music Festival on July 18.
TransLink blames "human error" for the second SkyTrain shutdown in a week.