Apr 17th, 2013
A figure combs the alley of an underlit neighbourhood for bottles, spare change for a burger and retires in the safety of the night, in a warm spot on the sidewalk. This unfortunate scene brings the...
Mar 14th, 2013
Three business representatives and three climate stability advocates faced off before the Vancouver City Council to comment on the motion that City staff “report back on a bylaw to prevent...
Feb 1st, 2013
Institutional investors representing trillions of dollars in assets are worried about the impact of climate change on their portfolios.
Nov 2nd, 2012
Screenshot of Mayor Gregor Robertson's Sina Weibo page.
Sep 19th, 2012
Sometimes a bad idea just won’t go away. Though Vancouver’s future has been looking a lot greener lately, with the expansion of bike lanes and improved municipal composting, I was dismayed to learn...
Aug 9th, 2012
The City of Vancouver is seeking proposals to build an estimated 500 new units of affordable housing on six City-owned sites, the latest step to have more affordable rental housing built in Vancouver...
May 21st, 2012
Entertainment, food and good company; a hard night of fundraising for Check Your Head, an organization that encourages and enables youth to be more proactive in their community.
Feb 7th, 2012
February is Black History Month, and with it comes the tale of shipman, lifeguard and hero of the Bay, Seraphim "Joe" Fortes.
Jan 29th, 2012
Karen Pinchin and Lizzy Karp, founders of The Rain City Chronicles, were smoking jalapeño peppers when a wish propped itself up on the kitchen countertop and wouldn't let go. It was a delicious...
Dec 25th, 2011
Helpful tips for Vancouverites to reduce food waste this Christmas, so you can eat, drink and be merry (and be green).