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Magee Students Debate Public Health Issues in New York at Model UN

This March, Magee students dabbled in world affairs as they charted the course of Papa New Guinea in New York. The 18 secondary students from Magee joined over 3300 delegates from all over the world...

Mayor Robertson to host telephone town hall and policy conference

Vision Vancouver announces half-day policy conference.

City Hall liveblog: Marpole Community Plan, Engaged City Task Force report

Engaged City, changing city: Marpole Community Plan, social isolation, and civic involvement.

A deep dive into garbage: Vancouver Observer series looks at Metro Vancouver's plan to burn

VO digs deep into Metro Vancouver's garbage story. A summary of twenty articles. More to come.

Truck drivers on strike call on government to stop bullying

A large group of truckers denounced the BC government's union-busting moves on Friday, after the province announced back to work legislation for the 400 Unifor truck driving members on strike at...

Richard Smith to speak on capitalism and the global ecological threat

Richard Smith is a leading writer on the economic imperatives that are driving the global capitalist economic system and the consequences for planet Earth’s ecology and human society. A resident of...

Government takes on union-busting moves to end port strike at Port Metro Vancouver

The BC government has announced back to work legislation for the 400 Unifor truck driving members on strike at the Port of Vancouver since March 10. The Port simultaneously embarked on a union-...

Astronaut Chris Hadfield launches TED 2014 with scary space stories

"I was outside on my first walk when my left eye went blind," Hadfield tells TED crowd.

Heller Lecture presents the central moment of Burtynsky’s “Terrible Beauty”

In the 18th and 19th centuries, painters such as Constable or Turner sought to awe the viewer through their depictions of nature; Burtynsky brings the subjection of nature by man as the source awe.

Dolphins swimming in Vancouver's English Bay: video

Video captured of dolphin pod swimming across English Bay on Sunday.

DTES Local Area Plan pleases, and enrages, everyone

As the saga of our several community plans continues to unfold in Vancouver the DTES Plan proves to be perhaps the most complex and innovative, but surprisingly not the most controversial.

Community Comes Together After Violent Act Leaves Family Homeless

Imagine waking up at 1am to your house on fire and the sound of your mother being beaten. That is exactly what happened to two children less than a week ago in Langley, when their father broke...

City Hall liveblog: Public hearing on social housing for the DTES Local Area Plan

Social housing amendments to Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan to be debated at Vancouver City Hall. Follow along live.