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Year in Review 2014
Best of Vancouver
Stephen Thomson is a former Online Staff Writer for the Georgia Straight.
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B.C. government cleared of violating privacy laws with ethnic outreach plan
An investigation by B.C.’s privacy watchdog has found no evidence the Liberal government shared information in violation of provincial laws as part of its ethnic outreach plan....
Vancouver Fringe Festival hopes to build audience for independent theatre
The organizers of the annual Vancouver Fringe Festival are musing about a potential marketing strategy that could give a boost to independent theatre groups in the city. Executive...
Geek Speak: Dave Warfield, head of game design at Vancouver Film School
Dave Warfield is head of game design at Vancouver Film School and a former senior producer at local videogame giant Electronic Arts. After developing an interest in games as a...
Vancouver’s Radix Theatre invites people to type letters to Stephen Harper
In an age of high-speed electronic communication, a Vancouver theatre company is giving people an opportunity to slow down and share their thoughts the old-fashioned way. Radix...
Public Dreams to stop hosting Illuminares festival, faces uncertain future
Faced with financial problems, the nonprofit group behind Vancouver’s Illuminares and Parade of Lost Souls festivals is planning to curtail its operations. Public Dreams has...
Four cases of measles reported in Whistler and Pemberton
Vancouver Coastal Health is advising people to ensure they have been vaccinated after a reported measles outbreak in Whistler and Pemberton. The regional health authority said...
Museum of Vancouver to transform streets with giant building blocks
Don’t be surprised to see people assembling imaginative structures using hundreds of giant, Lego-like blocks in downtown Vancouver. Upcycled Urbanism, a Museum of Vancouver-led...
Metro Vancouver parks committee rejects Langley Speedway proposal
Metro Vancouver has hit the brakes on a bid to reintroduce auto racing at the Langley Speedway in Campbell Valley Regional Park. The regional district’s environment and parks...
Special prosecutor to review RCMP report on Bountiful investigation
An independent special prosecutor will consider whether criminal charges should be pursued following an RCMP investigation into the polygamous community of Bountiful, B.C. The...
Vancouver police search for suspect after teen attacked at bus stop
Vancouver police are searching for a male suspect after a 15-year-old girl was allegedly groped while waiting at a bus stop. The incident happened at around noon on Monday (July 8...
Evan Goldberg wonders if the Sony hack was an inside job
Demand for meat destroys Brazil's "underground forest"
Your horoscope from December 18 to 24, 2014
John Thomas: Leftist zombies steal Powell River municipal election
Top nine things to do in Metro Vancouver on Saturday, December 20
Victoria police officer and drug legalization advocate to get B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing
Assaults in B.C. Corrections institutions on the rise: report
The Georgia Straight’s 2014 Year in Review: it wasn’t all Ebola and ISIS
Celebrate New Year's Eve at these Vancouver restaurants and hotels
2014: What a wonderful year for women!
Jeff O’Neil Show criticized for “misogynist BS” over Justin Trudeau questions
COPE failed to disclose real-estate firm’s donation before election
Gwynne Dyer: Climate change's impossible deal
Jeff O’Neil Show and CFOX sorry for “F, kill, or marry” segment that was in “tremendously poor taste”
Justin Trudeau targets Conservative voters in B.C. while still advancing marijuana legalization
Shawn Vulliez: Don’t let The Pirate Bay die
Here's our review of The Interview anyway
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies completes the Tolkien trilogy, finally
Province says transit plebiscite will be on “Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax”
Trinity Western University takes B.C. law society to court over Christian law school
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