Former Journalist Runs For Vancouver Mayor

Former Journalist Runs For Vancouver Mayor

The Canadian Press  07.14.2014
VANCOUVER - Former journalist and media executive Kirk LaPointe will be running against incumbent Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson in the...
Vancouver Mayor, Wife Confirm Split Amid 'False Rumours'

Vancouver Mayor, Wife Confirm Split Amid 'False Rumours'

07. 5.2014
To dispel "false rumours being spread online," Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and his wife Amy announced they have separated "amicably." The...
Baby Beluga In The Deep Arctic Sea!

Baby Beluga In The Deep Arctic Sea!

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  06.25.2014
VANCOUVER - As debate swirls around keeping whales in captivity, the Vancouver Aquarium is taking its beluga research back to the wild...
Mayors Approve $7.5-Billion Transportation Plan

Mayors Approve $7.5-Billion Transportation Plan

The Canadian Press  06.12.2014
VANCOUVER - Mayors from around the Vancouver area have approved a $7.5-billion public transportation plan to ease gridlock, though where...
Jane Goodall's Plea To Vancouver Aquarium

Jane Goodall's Plea To Vancouver Aquarium

05.27.2014
World famous animal researcher Jane Goodall has jumped into the debate surrounding the dolphins and whales in captivity at the Vancouver...
Vancouver Pays Off Olympic-Sized Debt

Vancouver Pays Off Olympic-Sized Debt

Keven Drews, The Canadian Press  04.28.2014
VANCOUVER - The race to pay down the $630-million debt on Vancouver's Olympic Village has earned the city a gold medal, boasts Mayor Gregor...
Vancouver Mayor vs. Aquarium

Vancouver Mayor vs. Aquarium

The Canadian Press  04.10.2014
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Aquarium is defending itself after the city's mayor expressed his personal beliefs against keeping whales and...
Should Vancouver Aquarium Keep Whales, Dolphins?

Should Vancouver Aquarium Keep Whales, Dolphins?

04. 7.2014
More than 11,000 people have joined an online petition to get the issue of whales and dolphins in captivity on Vancouver's municipal...
Memes Mock Vancouver Mayor's $25,000 Lunch

Memes Mock Vancouver Mayor's $25,000 Lunch

03.18.2014
Some sharply pointed memes are criticizing a "suggested $25,000 per person donation" lunch organized by a prominent condo developer for...
Winter Challenge 2014: The Deeper Story

Winter Challenge 2014: The Deeper Story

03.17.2014
Variations on an ancient indigenous practice are going viral in the social media. Called -- and you've probably heard of it already--...

Story Behind The Winter Challenge

03.11.2014
Actor Lorne Cardinal did it. Shawn Atleo did it. So did the mayor of Vancouver. And it is not for the faint of heart. The polar bear...
Downtown Eastside Needs To Be Normalized

Downtown Eastside Needs To Be Normalized

03. 3.2014
The key issue is whether the heart of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside should remain a low-income precinct with a high concentration of shelters,...
Big-City Mayors Put Pressure On Feds

Big-City Mayors Put Pressure On Feds

Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press  02.26.2014
OTTAWA - The mayors of Canada's largest cities say housing shortages and traffic gridlock are their top priorities, and that uncertain...
Patio Party!

Patio Party!

02.19.2014
Vancouver's bar and restaurant patios can once again stay open until midnight this summer, after city council voted to continue the...