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Straw poll shows divided support for $480 million Metro Van garbage incinerator

What some politicians are really saying (and not saying) behind the scenes at Metro Vancouver, as bureaucrats continue to push forward with plans for a new garbage incinerator.

Moving in a Livable Region: Tomorrow's Vancouver commute

Get involved in Vancouver's transportation future.

On Charter's 32nd anniversary, Lost Canadians continue to be denied citizenship rights

Some legitimate Canadians -- including some First Nations individuals -- continued to be denied citizenship based on arbitrary factors such as their parent's gender.

Vancouver cat cafe slinks closer to reality with Catfé crowdfunding push

A cat café in Vancouver: this could actually happen, folks. It's to the benefit of both cat-lovers and felines in need of some love.

Gladstone Business students win Enactus UBC Business Competition with “Fair Wallet”

A student-designed water resistant wallet composed of post-consumer materials (made from milk cartons and water bottles) takes the top prize.

Adriane Carr wants public to vote on Vancouver's captive dolphins and whales

Cetacean conversation: Adriane Carr wants the people to weigh in on whales.

Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan: Housing amendments pass

DTES LAP housing amendments pass despite lack of confidence from the area's poor.

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.

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.