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All around Vancouver, edible plants are hiding in plain sight. The Falling Fruit map is one useful tool to help you find those growing along city streets. For instance, Falling...
We don't normally rush out to cover the latest vehicular accident. But when it happens just outside the office and involves public transit, it's worth making an exception. Here's...
Capilano University was the scene of an overnight break-in and arson. According to North Vancouver RCMP, the fire in the library was discovered by campus security. Police and fire...
If you just saw a flash of red in the backyard, it might be a house finch. This songbird is a common sight around these parts and, indeed, across the continent. According to the...
Imagine that you already made a year’s salary in the first two days of this year. Such is the pay of Canada’s highest paid CEOs. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has...
Even after writing a dozen or so stories about Bitcoin, I sometimes find it difficult to define the cryptocurrency in a concise manner. In this TEDxBeaconStreet talk, Jeremy Rubin...
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas—in some parts of Metro Vancouver, anyways. The amazing local photographers who contribute to the Georgia Straight Flickr group have...
Every winter, we are both bored and entertained by our political leaders' and parties' holiday greetings. Here's this year's crop so far. Merry Christmas from NDP Leader Tom...
Looking for an excuse to get out of the house on Christmas Day? In Vancouver, the Fraserview, McCleery, and Langara golf courses will be open on December 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Local videographer Terence Chung wrote in about a "social experiment" that he and his friend conducted in downtown Vancouver. Basically, they gave socks to a homeless man named "...

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