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Stephen Thomson is a former Online Staff Writer for the Georgia Straight.
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Geek Speak: Dan Royer, Vancouver Hack Space member
Dan Royer is among the roughly 180 members of Vancouver Hack Space. The nonprofit group’s aim is to provide a welcoming place for computer programmers, artists, engineers, and...
Vancouver conductor Bramwell Tovey named to Order of Canada
Vancouver conductor and composer Bramwell Tovey has been appointed to the Order of Canada. Tovey is an award-winning, internationally renowned musician who is currently music...
Margaret Atwood opera Pauline receives $30,000 grant
City Opera Vancouver has received a $30,000 grant to help launch Pauline, a work written by Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood. The opera company says the financial support...
Artists picked for Vancouver park board studio residency program
The Vancouver park board has selected four new artist groups to take part in its citywide studio-residency program. The latest additions are the Loco Moto Art Collective, the...
Vancouver International Fringe Festival shortens its official name
The Vancouver International Fringe Festival has officially changed its name. Organizers announced today (July 3) they have decided to drop the word “international” and shorten the...
Vancouver home sales and new listings dropped in June
The number of Vancouver home sales and new listings dropped in June compared to May, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reports. In June there were 872 residential...
Emily Carr University shortlists companies to design and build new campus
Three multi-company groups have been shortlisted to potentially help create a new $134-million campus for Emily Carr University of Art + Design. The selected proponents are...
Vancouver police confirm body found in house fire as homicide
Vancouver police say the death of a man whose body was found inside a house fire is the city’s third homicide of the year. Edward Stobie Billy, 20, has been identified as the...
Kickstarter plans to “open up” crowdfunding site to projects in Canada
The crowdfunding website Kickstarter says it “will open up to Canada-based projects later this summer.” The U.S. company made the announcement today (June 27) on its Twitter...
Oil pipeline companies must have $1 billion cleanup fund, feds say
The federal government says any company that operates major crude oil pipelines in Canada will be required to have at least $1 billion ready to clean up any damage. Natural...
More questions than answers in strike deal
Your horoscope from September 18 to 24, 2014
Elton John not thrilled by the Newt's review of his Vancouver show
Vancouver mental-health advocates question rules for SRO tenants
Gwynne Dyer: ISIS and the coalition of the unwilling
Some teachers prepared to plug their noses and vote "yes" on BCTF tentative agreement
Best of Vancouver 2014: Brentwood makeover planned decades ago
Beyond Vij’s: Meet the folks behind Vancouver’s other Indian restaurants
Bright future for Vancouver video-game industry
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 review guide
Deconstructing the B.C. Liberal spin campaign to protect Christy Clark during the teachers strike
As parents rally for their kids' education, Christy Clark plans on spending billions on a new bridge
Dear Christy Clark: Your fight with B.C. teachers is not about the students
Brenda McNeill: Why are school administrators silent on B.C. teachers’ strike?
Teachers' strike, Christy Clark's popularity falls, and Election Act charges against two B.C. Liberals
Elton John and his killer band conquer Vancouver, with the help of a giant jellyfish
Tentative agreement reached in B.C. teachers strike
Why do so many Vancouver firefighters make six figures? And other questions raised by city salaries
Gwynne Dyer: What happens if Scotland votes yes to independence?
West End landlord denies allegations of 30-percent rent increases
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