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Board of Trade Co. fashion boutique opening party tomorrow

Chinatown’s latest addition is The Board of Trade Co, a concept clothing boutique that aims to highlight and support Vancouver’s growing creative community. Located at 227 Union Street, the...

Bieber dumped. Too immature.

Selena Gomez supposedly dumped "immature" Justin Bieber.

Gloria Steinem at 77: Reflecting, with a memoir in the works and a new documentary on her life

The "goddess of the feminist movement" takes time to reflect on a life of activism.

Ellen DeGeneres and posse of powerful women to hold live show in Vancouver

Power of Women Leadership conference returns to Vancouver at Rogers Arena. On August 12, see Ellen DeGeneres live, along with other event speakers like Amilya Antonetti, Courtenay Wolfe,...

Fashion designer Michael Kors to marry longtime partner

“Lance and I are very excited to finally be able to have the opportunity to marry in our home state after many years together.”  - Michael Kors, tells US Weekly Famed designer Michael Kors is...

Vancouver youth discuss 2011 Stanley Cup riot at forum

In response to the 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot, youth from all across Metro Vancouver gathered at the downtown Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library to share their opinions with each...

The royal love-in continues -- and the feeling is mutual, say newlyweds

The touring twosome have "fallen in love" with Canada, spokesman says.

Bittersweet day for Wills as pomp, protests greet royal couple

Wills and Kate are greeted like rock stars on what would have been the 50th birthday of his late mother, Princess Diana.

Check out this weekend's top summer Vancouver events (June 23-26)

Summer is officially here and so are all the great outdoor events! All our old favourite events are back (Jazz festival, Greek Day, Piknic Électronik, Chinatown Night Market) in addition to some...

Andrewpalooza helping a man walk again

When VO food blogger Scott Graham found out that his friend Andrew needed $7,000 for medical treatment, he set off to do what he's good at doing: fundraising. But unlike raising money for famous...