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Woman wanted in pot shop robbery
Investigators with the Vancouver Police are looking for the final suspect who is now wanted for her part in an alleged robbery of a Vancouver marijuana shop. Just before 9 pm on Sunday...
Nov 3rd, 2016
My First Nations community wants solar energy not Kinder Morgan…will you walk with us?
Join our Great Climate Race team.
Oct 27th, 2016
Wi-Fi coming to rest areas throughout the province
Free, public Wi-Fi will soon be installed at select rest areas throughout the province, thanks to a partnership between the Province, TELUS and ICBC, announced Minister of Transportation and...
Oct 26th, 2016
Canzine West 2016: giant zine fest hits Vancouver on Nov 5
Free festival showcases the best in zine and DIY art
Oct 24th, 2016
Ages of the Moon: a funny, poignant, bourbon-soaked meditation about aging and loss
Sam Shepard's contemplative play, "Ages of the Moon," tells the story of Byron and Ames, two old friends who reunite on the eve of a lunar eclipse. Ames has been kicked out of his house after...
Oct 24th, 2016
Cops catch crook on Craigslist
With the victim’s help, the VPD have caught another person selling a stolen bike on Craigslist. On October 17th, a 64-year-old Kitsilano resident discovered someone had stolen his bike. He reported...
Oct 21st, 2016
Rank And Vile XXX stand-up comedy tour
Stops at The Emerald in Vancouver on Nov 6, 2016.
Oct 20th, 2016
Campaign to stop Trump from inside Canada
Global citizen movement Avaaz will gather expats and Canadians today with a 'Stop Trump' launch event outside the new Trump Tower in downtown Vancouver. Canada, alongside Mexico, hosts the largest...
Oct 5th, 2016
Launch of public, gentle yoga classes for gay, bi and trans men
In an effort to break the mould and support the Vancouver gay/bi/trans community, Hiiro Prince is launching Vancouver Gay Mens Yoga. VGMY will offer public BY DONATION classes. The purpose...
Sep 30th, 2016
Announcing the 2016 Public Market Pick of the Fringe
Vancouver just can’t get enough Fringe Theatre—that’s why there are Fringe holdovers after the Festival! From September 21 through 25, the Public Market Pick of the Fringe will be held at...
Sep 19th, 2016