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At COPE's nomination meeting on September 7, there was a tie for the eighth spot on the municipal party's council slate. COPE has announced that its members will vote to break the...
BlackBerry's new Passport smartphone has a square touchscreen, a touch-enabled keyboard, and the new BlackBerry 10.3 operating system. Users can download apps from both BlackBerry...
East Vancouver artist Jodi Stark turns found and reclaimed wood into jewellery, picture frames, and tables. Lately, she’s been dabbling in metalworking. Stark spends much of her...
You might want to double-check that your bicycle is securely locked when you park it in the city. Vancouver police say bike thefts are going up. "Bicycle thefts have also risen,...
On Sunday, I left home after 7 a.m. and got onto a Millennium Line train. Then I sat there for 20 minutes wondering why the SkyTrain wasn't moving even though more and more people...
Remember when flash mob organizers didn't send out press releases to announce the date, time, and place of their "surprise" events? Those days are long gone. On Tuesday (September...
The latest Access Transit email newsletter from TransLink contains some interesting stats. It says there are 8,291 active bus stops in Metro Vancouver. Of those, 69.1 percent are...
Researchers have released what’s being called the first national report on the sex industry in Canada—and some of its findings may surprise you. The working paper, whose lead...
Are you skeptical of the self-serving, techno-utopian rhetoric of corporate execs? You might enjoy Canadian-born writer Astra Taylor's book The People’s Platform: Taking Back...
This summer, we have a few more reasons to be thankful to be living in Vancouver. We’re on the other side of the world from Ukraine and Syria, where they still haven’t figured out...

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