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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...
Georgia Straight’s music critics pick the records that ruled in 2013
Enbridge pipeline divides First Nations in Burns Lake area
B.C. government backs 12 liquor policy changes
New app designed to help Vancouver residents search for safe apartments
Former candidate Brent Granby leaves COPE for Vision Vancouver
UBC film student Dhruv Dhawan hopes to break the silence on monogamy
Top 10 albums of 2013 critics' picks: Mike Usinger
Cavalia’s Odysseo makes impressive artistic leap in Vancouver
Top 10 albums of 2013 critics' picks: Steve Newton
Buying a used hybrid car
Government research shows Fukushima radiation spike over southwestern British Columbia in 2011
Topless women from Femen confront praying Catholic men in Argentina
Transit advocate Eric Doherty says bus riders get no respect
Man photographed peeing on Komagata Maru monument in Vancouver
Lululemon chair Chip Wilson resigns after blaming women’s bodies for company’s woes
Paul Walker's death and the rise of the meta-hoax?
Memorial on steps of Vancouver Art Gallery symbolizes number of women killed in B.C.
Veteran school trustee Allan Wong crosses the floor from COPE to Vision Vancouver
Samsung Canada's new Vancouver R&D centre reflects B.C.'s changing economy
Why would a tabloid newspaper want to beat up on Vision Vancouver?
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