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As the ninth annual Squamish Mountain Festival approaches, Justin Sweeny says the climbing-focused event has managed to maintain its “grassroots feel”. However, Sweeny, one of the...
When Vancouver held a design competition seeking ideas for the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts and the city’s eastern core, dozens of intriguing proposals flooded in....
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has confirmed it is in talks with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to take control of Granville Island. Robin Silvester, president...
On my way to work this morning, Metro Vancouver Transit Police officers interrupted my bus ride with a fare check. Luckily, I had my monthly pass on me, and no one on the bus...
Vancouver's first “disruptive innovation festival” has announced some of its speakers. Hacked: Festival will take place August 11 to 14 at the Roundhouse Community Arts and...
The mayor of Vancouver has weighed in on a media report saying that the federal government is going to transfer the management of Granville Island from the Canada Mortgage and...
When Haida copper is smashed on Parliament Hill on July 27, the ancient shaming ceremony won’t just be sending a message to the federal government. On the first day of the...
Tricia Sedgwick would love to see beehives popping up in gardens across Vancouver. The founder and executive director of The World in a Garden told the Georgia Straight that the...
The Dogwood Initiative, an environmental group, is laying the groundwork for a potential citizens' initiative seeking a B.C.-wide referendum on the Northern Gateway pipeline. Here...
According to the City of Vancouver website, the seven elected park board commissioners "set the vision and policy that guides the Board's services and programs". As well, the park...

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