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Stephen Thomson is a former Online Staff Writer for the Georgia Straight.
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Vancouver condo developers asked to support local artists
Vancouver painter John Ferrie argues that major real-estate developers are missing out on opportunities to support the work of smaller, local artists. Ferrie said artists are...
Portrait of an Artist: Jessica Bell
Jessica Bell is a Vancouver artist who enjoys working in a variety of media, including paint, textile, and collage. Bell, who was born in Montreal and has lived across the country...
Geek Speak: Geof Auchinleck, CEO of Claris Healthcare
Geof Auchinleck is a Vancouver-based entrepreneur and technology developer with decades of experience in the medical device field. During his career, Auchinleck has helped create...
Metro Vancouver Transit Police to answer questions on Reddit
Ever wonder what a Metro Vancouver transit police officer eats for lunch? Or what kind of criminals they bust on the SkyTrain? Or how much they get paid? Well, the chance to grill...
Festival Launch! offers career boost to Metro Vancouver artists
There’s nothing easy about trying to establish a career as an artist in Metro Vancouver. But a new mentorship program aims to help guide emerging talents toward achieving their...
NPA councillor raises concern about Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
An NPA councillor wants the city to explore what can be done to prevent the potential loss of a major cultural venue in downtown Vancouver. Coun. Elizabeth Ball said she would...
Stan Douglas wins $50,000 Scotiabank Photography Award
Vancouver’s Stan Douglas has won the third-annual Scotiabank Photography Award. Organizers announced Douglas had claimed the $50,000 prize during a ceremony in Toronto today (May...
B.C. rights tribunal awards $14,000 after salon fires pregnant woman
The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has awarded more than $14,000 to a woman who lost her job at an upscale Victoria hair salon a week after telling her employer she was pregnant....
Vancouver’s Goh Ballet loses venue for holiday Nutcracker production
Vancouver’s Goh Ballet no longer has a venue where it can mount the Nutcracker, its largest production of the year, the dance academy’s director says. Goh Ballet has been staging...
VIFF bookings cancelled at Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
The Vancouver International Film Festival’s fall booking of the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts has been cancelled, the group’s executive director says. Jacqueline Dupuis...
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Powell Street Festival moves to new site
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Vancouver activists reject majority political rule
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Andrew Lodge: Like shooting fish in a barrel
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
Merritt's Bass Coast music festival bans attendees from wearing Native headdresses
Gwynne Dyer: Middle East Christians are going, going, gone
Christy Clark's Wikipedia page receives cheeky edit
Housing activists demand end to gentrification in Downtown Eastside
Will Vancouver NPA candidate Kirk LaPointe draw upon Malcolm Gladwell's wisdom in mayoral race?
NPA announces candidates for council without a nomination meeting
B.C. updates liquor pricing on pitchers of beer and cider
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