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Yesterday (September 11), one of Canada’s lead advocates for marijuana reform floated a novel idea for ending B.C.’s teachers strike. "I sent the Premier some cannabis buds for...
This article is the second in a three-part series. Look for part three on September 18.Part one: Vancouver police still seeking help to prevent a mental-health crisis In 1993, a...
The city has published its first report on mental health and addiction nearly one year to the day that Mayor Gregor Robertson stood beside Vancouver police chief Jim Chu to ask...
There’s confusion at 12th and Cambie about how Vancouver should regulate its burgeoning market for medicinal marijuana, according to documents released in response to a Straight...
Stephen Lewis sounded exhausted as he spoke on the phone from Montreal. “I don’t know,” he said. The former UN secretary general’s special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa repeated...
Down the hall from the supervised injection room at Insite, there’s a mostly unused space that years ago was haphazardly filled with boxes. Unique for a storage space, it’s...
A protest calling for affordable housing in Vancouver continues to expand. By the Straight’s rough count conducted this morning (September 4), there are now approximately 200...
How much are you willing to pay for a decent apartment in Gastown? An opening for a great-looking studio at a development called the Paris Block was posted on Craigslist today. It...
This article is the first in a three-part series. Look for parts three at Straight.com on September 18.Part two: Amid a mental-health crisis, Vancouver care providers revisit the...
A storefront in southeast Vancouver is the third marijuana dispensary busted by police in less than three months. Today (September 2) officers executed a search warrant against...

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