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Arts Club's It's A Wonderful Life brings spirit of the season to Granville Island

Arts Club Theatre Company is about to make your life even more wonderful, with its much-adored production of It’s A Wonderful Life.

12th annual Media Democracy Days kicks off this weekend

The 12th annual Media Democracy Days Vancouver (MDD) weekend kicks off today beginning at noon with hands-on workshops at the Vancouver Public Library.

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson launches official Sina Weibo account

Screenshot of Mayor Gregor Robertson's Sina Weibo page.

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup kicks off this weekend

Beginning Saturday, September 15 through Sunday, September 23, more than 45,000 Canadians at over 1,500 sites are banding together to fight shoreline litter, a key threat to our waterways, by...

Virasat Foundation Presents a Tribute to the Great Sarangi Maestro Ustad Sultan Khan

Virasat Foundation will host a special tribute concert to the great sarangi maestro Ustad Sultan Khan on Fri Sept 28, 7:30pm at Michael J. Fox Theatre.

Tsleil-Waututh nation calls on BC NDP to apply its "Made in BC" pipeline assessment to Kinder Morgan as well as Enbridge

Tsleil-Waututh Nation calls on the BC NDP to clarify that a “made in B.C.” assessment of the Enbridge Northern Gateway would also apply to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Canadian Para swimming team arrives in London for Paralympic Games

After a 12-day training camp in Italy, Canada’s 24-member Para swimming team landed in London and moved into the Paralympic Athlete Village on Wednesday for the 2012 Paralympic Games August 29 to...

City of Vancouver to offer six City-owned sites for affordable rental housing

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...

Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care work to change the course of “HIVstory”

Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care unveiled a bold new campaign today to stop HIV in Vancouver. CHANGE HIVSTORY makes Vancouver the epicentre of a movement that will change...