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Cautious optimism about gondola in Squamish

On a gorgeous Sunday on and around The Chief, the Vancouver Observer found more people for Squamish's proposed gondola project than against it. Here's why.

Ducks Unlimited and Province to rebuild Pitt Marsh

The province announced a partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) to start an extensive rebuild of Pitt Marsh in Pitt Meadows.

A gondola for The Chief

Critics of Squamish gondola say province is selling out park land for cash.

Top Vancouver Events: Sept 6-12 - Hot events to keep the summer vibe going

Well, we're just going to say it. September is the new August. We thought the hot summer months held some of the best events, but now we're not so sure. By the looks of this week's events, September...

The best of August - VO Flickr Pool

Which are your favourites?

Top Vancouver Events: Aug 24 - 29

What would a weekend be like without dancing? Good thing you'll never have to find out. With BeeVancity, there is always dancing and a whole lot more. Here's our top picks of the week! Be sure to...

Top Vancouver Events: Aug 16-22

There's something special about outdoor events under the stars. Especially when it involves Bollywood dancing or Patrick Swayze! Read on for the best events to check out this week in Vancouver. Top...

Top Vancouver Events: Aug 10 - 15

It's going to be a scorcher. Escape the heat by taking in some of these indoor events, or if you love to have fun in the sun, there are a number of outdoor festivals worth checking out. Guaranteed...

BC Day long weekend offers excellent opportunity to visit local provincial parks

With an upcoming sun-kissed weekend reaching highs of 30 degrees, it's a perfect time to spend the BC Day long-weekend outdoors. Whether hiking, camping, or having a family picnic, there are...

Kumsheen Rafting Resort brings Canada's top photographers for fun and informative photo trip in Lytton, BC

Cap off your summer with Kumsheen Rafting Resort's exciting three-day outdoor photo adventure and Canada’s award-winning photographers on this picture-perfect summer getaway.