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Pigeon park street market moving east to safer grounds, with city's blessing

Despite the optics, the street market has a policy against selling stolen goods and instead tries to encourage the sale of found refurbished and recycled items and handmade goods.
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Carr's move to abolish big civic party donations is still in play

Banning big donations would restore faith and public confidence in the decision-making at the council table, says Adriane Carr.

Vancouver mayor energized by Vatican climate conference

"It's a huge honour to be invited into the Vatican, into the Pope's presence and have the most important political issues of our time addressed by such a key faith leader," said Robertson.

HOUSING CRISIS: One typical family's search for a place to call home

Two parents in the arts field, three kids and their dog all add up to one serious dilemma when it comes to finding a home to rent in Vancouver.

National Energy Board slaps Spectra Energy over safety infractions

One of the biggest issues was Spectra did not have the right trained staff on site.

Baby beluga sired by Vancouver Aquarium male dies at SeaWorld San Antonio

The calf spent the first three weeks of its life in a tank under "round the clock" care from SeaWorld staff.

Top cop wanted B.C. terror suspects away from distraction of video games, drugs

'They weren't motivated to do much of anything except play video games,' says defence lawyer.

Summer LNG session a desperate move, say critics

'They threw this Hail Mary pass, it was caught, it landed and now they’re trying to deliver.' — Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver.

URBAN GARDENING: Save water by harvesting smart, even if it hurts

If you balk at the idea of removing perfectly healthy plants you've got 'harvestphobia' but the smart gardener will get over it.

Binners have vital function at Khatsahlano, the city's biggest street party

Khatsahlano is the first event to host the Binner Event Program that aims to raise innovative economic opportunities for one of the city's most marginalized communities.

City of Vancouver to become a 'living wage employer'

The living wage of $20.68 an hour won't apply to everyone, say advocates, but it's a 'symbolic' victory for all.

When bugs attack! Five ways to deal with pest damage

Insects play important roles in our ecosystems. But sometimes, pests can get out of hand. Our role as gardeners is to understand what bug attacks are telling us, and then gently guide them away.