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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...
CUPE BC launches legal action against Kirk LaPointe and the NPA
Canada's new prostitution law won’t change policing priorities in Vancouver
Kim Cattrall among Whistler Film Festival honorees
Scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin remains a major force in B.C. economy
Jian Ghomeshi in custody after being charged with sexual assault
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip says he'll get arrested on Burnaby Mountain
How Gregor Robertson and Linda Hepner can bring rapid transit to Vancouver and Surrey
What to do when your sex life has been exposed
BC Civil Liberties Association says many arrests on Burnaby Mountain may have been illegitimate
Horrible Bosses 2 a cynical excuse for a remake
Dramatic photos: Police arrest Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters on Burnaby Mountain
Mötley Crüe goes out in a brainless blaze of glory in Vancouver
Kirk LaPointe continues bashing Gregor Robertson
Homeless in Vancouver: Hey police…why so much killing?
Lawyer condemns arrests of Burnaby Mountain protesters while appeals are before courts
Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi stories generate plenty of party chatter and questions
Gwynne Dyer: Shinzo Abe gambles by calling a snap election in Japan
RCMP continues arresting protesters against Kinder Morgan surveying on Burnaby Mountain
Lukes General Store puts down Gastown roots
Vision Vancouver commissioners vote to leave aquarium breeding ban decision to the NPA
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