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Shoddy route-finding and winter snow frustrated my first two attempts to reach Brew Lake, southwest of Whistler, years ago. Luckily, the third time was the charm. A week ago, I...
Royal watchers like Peter Mansbridge must be beside themselves with excitement. The B.C. government has announced the itinerary for the five-day "working" visit of "Their Royal...
Five years after the City of Vancouver launched its open-data catalogue, the City of Surrey has followed suit. Today (September 9), Surrey announced that its catalogue contains...
If you picked up a copy of the latest issue of the Georgia Straight, you might have read a profile of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. The piece was written by Mark Leiren-Young, a...
Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum is no longer an independent candidate for the office currently held by Dianne Watts. Today (September 9), McCallum announced the formation of the...
Vancouver-based tech startup nTrust wants to “free everyone’s money”, according to Rod Hsu. “The idea is basically squeezing the entire economy of cash out of the system and...
After buying a desk on Craigslist, Sasan Aghdasi was in need of a mover. “I think I had to call about seven movers before I could finally get someone who was willing to do it,”...
As Monday morning commuters flowed in and out of Broadway-City Hall Station, NDP MPs gathered outside for what one of them called an “exciting announcement”. Fin Donnelly, the MP...
A popular East Vancouver restaurant is doing more than showing its support for B.C.'s striking teachers. Bandidas Taqueria (2781 Commercial Drive) has pledged to donate all of its...
If you're the parent of a young B.C. public-school student, a variety of child-care providers and causes are vying for your $40-a-day temporary support payment. Vancouver's Goh...

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