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The notion of aboriginal rights to hunt, trap, and fish may strike some as quaint. As eminent Native-law practitioner Jack Woodward observes, they sound simple. But he also points...
Sandie Brown worries about many of her neighbours. She’s afraid that they may lose their homes at their Vancouver co-op. Like others across the country, the Killarney Gardens...
Six tales of courage are featured in this month’s eighth annual Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival. With the theme “Breakthrough”, the nonprofit event is presented by the UBC...
Filipinos are proud that their ancestors fought the first revolution against western colonial rule in Asia. Every year, Filipinos commemorate the June 12, 1898, proclamation of...
Vancouver councillor Geoff Meggs has republished his controversial blog post that angered the False Creek Residents Association. The piece is about the delayed delivery by...
Tech entrepreneur Leonard Brody no longer wants to become mayor of Vancouver. In a statement today (June 12), Brody announced that he is bowing out of the mayoral-candidate...
Non-Partisan Association board member Ken Charko knows it's tough being a maverick in an establishment party. About this time last year, the Dunbar Theatre owner almost got...
"Perverts," Justice Minister  Peter MacKay calls prostitutes' customers. They're "consumers of this degrading practice" of buying sex, MacKay told reporters on June 4. In...
False Creek resident Fern Jeffries believes that one Vancouver councillor has misbehaved. Because of this, she wants Vision Vancouver’s Geoff Meggs thrown out of a public hearing...
Capilano University art instructor George Rammell sounds upset. “It’s day 30 of the heist, and they still haven’t returned it,” Rammell told the Straight by phone last Friday (...

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