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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...
Eminem is fascinatingly messed-up
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Your horoscope from July 31 to August 6, 2014
Powell Street Festival vacates Oppenheimer Park
Powell Street Festival moves to new site
Andrew Lodge: Like shooting fish in a barrel
Nearly 75,000 Canadians were busted for marijuana offences in 2013
Goh Ballet dancers nab top two spots at international competition
Vancouver activists reject majority political rule
Former mayors support Vancouver Aquarium as park board prepares for third meeting
B.C. premier Christy Clark says she supports Israel and its right to defend itself
Vancouver police raid second marijuana dispensary in less than two months
Gwynne Dyer: Why Hamas does not want a cease-fire in Gaza—yet
Gwynne Dyer: Middle East Christians are going, going, gone
Merritt's Bass Coast music festival bans attendees from wearing Native headdresses
Christy Clark's Wikipedia page receives cheeky edit
Will Vancouver NPA candidate Kirk LaPointe draw upon Malcolm Gladwell's wisdom in mayoral race?
Housing activists demand end to gentrification in Downtown Eastside
NPA announces candidates for council without a nomination meeting
B.C. updates liquor pricing on pitchers of beer and cider
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