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Smoke signals: Medical marijuana in Canada

Research is helping to shape the therapeutic potential of pot.

Mining the possibilities

How UBC engineers are leading a more sustainable approach to resource extraction.

M-O-N-E-Y: Why government investment in culture pays off

Investing in arts and culture brings in millions in revenue to the city: lessons for Vancouver.

Ridge Theatre closing in February, after 63 years of enriching Vancouver film culture

It's another sad day for movie buffs: one of Vancouver's most storied independent movie theatres, The Ridge, will be closing its doors on February 3, Festival Cinemas announced today in a press...

Vancouver Observer officially releases "Extract" at party that packs Ceili's Kitsilano: photos

A great crowd turned up to celebrate the Vancouver Observer book launch for Extract: The Pipeline Wars, two days ahead of the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings in town.

Changed venue for Extract launch party

Dear Extract supporters,

Lady Gaga brings Monster Ball to Rogers Arena Friday night

“I live for the way that you cheer and scream for me. The Applause.”

"No Joke" set to premiere in East Vancouver

"The worst comic I've ever seen in my f*cking life". So were the words of one crowd member who obviously wasn't laughing. Audience's faces warped, as if in front of a fun house mirror, as they looked...

What's on at the Vancouver Aquarium | Jan 5 – 11

The Vancouver Aquarium lights up with Luminescence, celebrates conservationists around BC, spotlights animals with backbone and dives into the weekend with the hopes to inspire visitors to explore...
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