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Allegra Chamber Orchestra

All-female orchestra launches to empower women through music

Allegra Chamber Orchestra's inaugural concert will benefit Music Heals music therapy program
Gregor Robertson and Rueben George

Open Letter from Mayor Gregor Robertson to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Trans Mountain Pipeline: Not Worth The Risk
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Vancouver monopolizes list of priciest homes in Canada

No surprises there. None whatsoever.
BC old growth forest

The latest innovation for biodiversity protection : hope for climate change mitigation

  Following the United Nations Climate Change Conference hosted by France last December (COP 21 - Paris Climate 2015), and the recent ratification, the Consulate General of France in Vancouver...

BC's tech sector brought in thousands of jobs last year, says study

The economy of Southwest BC grew more than any other region of the province last year, due in large part to the growth of its tech sector, according to a new study. The study, by the ...

Vancouver launches first permanent DC fast charge station for electric vehicles

The City of Vancouver and BC Hydro, along with the Province of British Columbia, Natural Resources Canada and BMW, announced the official launch of the Empire Fields DC fast charge station for...
Bees in the VPD community garden

May the 4th bee with you

Yesterday morning, bee-keepers from Hives for Humanity returned to VPD headquarters, and brought with them 30,000 bees that were placed in their new temporary home in the 3rd floor community garden....

Coastal Revival documentary series highlights BC wildlife, eco-tourism

Coastal Revival, a five-part documentary series launched Monday. The series, by Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk follows the efforts of First Nations, conservationists and researchers in protecting...
Love locks sculpture proposed for Queen Elizabeth Park

Vancouver Park Board approves Love in the Rain sculpture for Queen Elizabeth Park

The Vancouver Park Board approved the concept and location for the new public art sculpture last night. Bruce Voyce, a well-known and celebrated artist from Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood,...