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Letter to the editor: "Tapeworm Economics" in BC?

Erik Anderson wrote a long submission to the "Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services," after receiving a request from folks in the Peace River country. For the piece about the...

Letter to the editor from David Cookson: Ottawa shooting not terrorism by any stretch

VO reader David Cookson, who works as a consultant part-time in the field of renewable energy, and part-time supporting community development projects, responds to categorizing Ottawa shooter as...

Story tellers create memories, not garbage

Local performers will tell their best holiday season stories during a public performance, which celebrates memories of time spent with family and friends.

SFU receives $12.6 million funding for 15 research projects

From solar energy to electronic information transfer, Simon Fraser University was awarded $12.6 million to support 15 research projects as part of $42.6 million in research funding allocated to six...

Vancouver's Green Party first civic party to disclose donations

Green Party donations along with donations to the campaigns of School Board candidate Mischa Oak and City Councillor Adriane Carr were made available to the public early Friday.

Vancouver Alternative Fashion Week[End] returns for its third year

Vancouver Alternative Fashion Week[end] is back for the third year in a row at the Maritime Labour Centre on Nov. 21-23. With appearances from designers, visual artists, filmmakers, musical acts and...

14th annual Media Democracy Days announces line up

Check out the Petrocultures and Media Activism panel on Nov. 8 at the Vancouver Public Library.
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Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Hires Tracey Friesen as Director of Programming

“The vision for Roundhouse Radio was simply irresistible and the team behind it impressive,” says Friesen.