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Anna Ling Kaye

Anna Ling Kaye’s journalism has appeared in the International Herald Tribune and Caijing Magazine, amongst others. Her fiction has appeared in anthologies in Hong Kong and Vancouver. Having lived in more than ten cities including Beijing and Mumbai, she is now an enthusiastic Vancouver-ite.

Vancouver is the world's Green Capital and at Vancouver Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010, the world found out

With an expected 70 million visitors over 6 months and an estimated 200,000 visitors daily, the Shanghai World Exposition has drawn participation from more than 242 countries, cities and non-profit...

Lights out after 39 years at the cannery

Due to post-9/11 security concerns, Port Metro Vancouver has not extended popular restaurant The Cannery's lease, although it allowed the operation to continue until just after the 2010 Olympics.

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert Attracts Huge, Enthusiastic Crowd at Science World For Live Taping of Show

The U.S comedian has been poking fun at Canadians since December, calling them “ice-holes” and “syrup-suckers,” but that did not seem to deter the hundreds of local fans who gathered at the muddy park

Christian Organization Affiliated with VANOC has 24-year History with IOC

When news hit that the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympics (VANOC) has authorized the Christian organization More Than Gold to serve beverages at four of its official transit hubs,...

His Opposition Follows Gordon Campbell in Copenhagen, Demanding He Raise Canada's Profile on Climate Change

In Copenhagen, Gordon Brown seeks distance from Ottawa, Opposition Rob Fleming states Campbell isn't saying enough.

Suzuki’s ‘Legacy Lecture’ Far From His Last

David Suzuki's Legacy Lecture proposes that economics is a figment of the human imagination, and must not be elevated above the biosphere.

Dear Stephen Colbert

Dear Stephen Colbert: We are concerned about your plans to attempt to enter Canada after calling us "syrup-suckers" and "ice-holes" on your show. Are you aware of what befell your friend, Amy Goodman,

Vancouver and Victoria Families Rally for UBC Midwifery Program

An estimated hundred and twenty-five people marched across the Burrard Street Bridge yesterday to protest a provincial funding review of UBC’s Midwifery Education Program. Amongst their ranks were...