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The mayor of Gibsons isn’t comfortable that ICBC is giving out names and addresses for a fee and allowing private parking-lot operators to trace and bill car owners for unpaid...
The going rate for a budget room—with shower but no view—at Vancouver’s Budget Inn Patricia Hotel on East Hastings Street is $69 per night. For the not so budget-conscious...
The editor of the street paper Megaphone is pleased with a Vancouver council decision giving the paper’s publisher, The Street Corner Media Foundation, a licence for soliciting...
For decades, according to forest ecologist Herb Hammond, private logging companies have enjoyed access to Crown timber through tree farm licences. Hammond noted that in exchange...
TransLink wants to stop terrorists dead in their tracks. The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority is calling for proposals to deter terrorist attacks against...
First-term city councillor Kim Capri says she has decided not to seek the B.C. Liberal nomination for the Vancouver-Fairview seat that was vacated on July 15 by former NDP MLA...
Historian Henry Yu wonders what modern-day multicultural Vancouver would be like if history had taken a different course in the early 1900s. A hundred years ago, in 1908, the...
Starting at noon on Saturday (July 19), members of the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users will mark the group’s 10th anniversary at Oppenheimer Park. It’s the same park where,...
Do you favour a smoking ban on beaches? Korina Houghton Vancouver park board chair “I’m still somewhat reluctant to put any kind of ban on it. Smokers, if they want to maintain...
British Columbia’s top cop isn’t opposed to the idea of merging police forces in Metro Vancouver, where gang-related violence is commonplace. “Certainly, in an ideal world, if...

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