Fram Dinshaw

Discovering New Horizons on Amtrak

I jumped into the front seat of a yellow cab soon around 4:30 am in the damp pitch black of the Vancouver fall, in such a hurry that I’d reached the Pacific Central station before realizing with a...

On Commercial Drive, Opinion on the Olymipcs is Divided

Fram Dinshaw goes to Commercial Drive to gauge the views of its residents on the upcoming Games.

Love Them, Hate Them, I Don't Care: Weigh in on Your Big O

Azad Wahed, from Kabul, Afghanistan, managing the Tribal Rugs and Art Shop on Broadway, says of the Olympics, "Why not? It's good." Fram Dinshaw went to Kitsilano to find out what people had to say

Vancouver Iranians: Protest Continues

The tree lined autumnal streets and shop fronts of downtown Vancouver were awash in a sea of green banners, placards, and wristbands as cries of protest against a widely-loathed politician reached a...

Near Woodwards, Cultures Collide

The Woodwards Building offers market value condos with designer kitchens and stunning views worth hundreds of thousands of dollars for interested buyers. The cheapest unit goes for about $386,000,...

W2 Centre Gets City Permit

Staff at the W2 Centre in the Downtown Eastside are celebrating today after City Council granted a planning permit for a new café and a media arts centre that’s seems poised to revitalize this...

UBC Fraternity-Police Conflict

Students at one of UBC’s main Fraternity houses are bringing the RCMP to task over allegations of forced entry, seizure, warrantless searches, and even a secret deal between law enforcement and the...