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Musqueam councillor Wade Grant's intercultural outlook

On an overcast day, Musqueam councillor Wade Grant greeted The Vancouver Observer at the Musqueam Community Centre with an easy smile. In jeans and a windbreaker, the 34 year old father of two said...

A Liberal spin doctor on how to fight the right

Self-declared Liberal spin doctor Warren Kinsella lays out what he thinks Canada's progressives need to do to prevent another Conservative majority.

Irshad Manji’s moral courage

At four, Irshad Manji arrived in Montreal with her family, wearing clothes so unsuitable for Canadian weather that the immigration agent sent the family to Vancouver. “The closest thing we have to a...

David T. Fung's tips for aspiring Canadian entrepreneurs in China

Ready or not, China will be Canada's next major trading partner and the primary destination for many brave new entrepreneurs. The Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act...

Canadian stereotypes are true

Rick Mercer, known as the Canadian Jon Stewart, said that Canadians aren't just polite-- they're dangerously complacent.

Top five K-pop songs on Eat Your Kimchi's playlist

What are on Simon and Martina's playlists?

Heartland's Alisha Newton

Something about Alisha Newton makes me giggle. She's so poised -- so present. Heartland's new cast member is a four-foot-eight Vancouver kid with 11 candles on her birthday cake, an iPhone 4S...

Arianna Huffington on Western Canada expansion and Asian ambitions

Ahead of the Huffington Post Canada's launch of British Columbia and Alberta editions last Thursday, Huffington Post Media Group president and Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington...

Noriki Tamura talks Japa Dog

For Japa Dog owner Noriki Tamura, food vendor wasn't always on the career menu. He moved to Vancouver in 2005. That year, mini Japanese style hot dog carts started popping up around...

Tzeporah Berman: coming home to Vancouver

A year in Amsterdam, and now Vancouver. A few insights about relocation, biking, and what Europe does right from Greenpeace International's co-director of Climate and Energy.
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