2010 Winter Games

No Snow For Olympics Expected at Key Venues, VANOC Plans to Truck in Snow From Other Locations

It doesn't come as a  surprise to locals that VANOC faces a chilling, but not chilling enough fact: no snow is predicted between now and February 12. Not enough to cover over the muddy sections...

Olympic Ramification: A Transfer of Chemicals From Vancouver to a Small Washington Town Stuns its Residents

Vancouver's Canexus Chemical plant allegedly has plans to ship the world's deadliest chemical to Belmont, Washington for safekeeping during Olympic Games, but the residents of tiny Belmont aren't so s

City's Olympics Home Rental Session Weighs Short Term Gain Against Long Term Pain

A diplomatic warning was given to tenants looking into subletting their living units with or without their landlords’ permission and to landlords considering evicting their usual tenants for the...

Vangroovy Vancouver

When outsiders look at Vancouver, what do they see? (Read on.)

UBC Green College Presents Harjap Grewal and Dustin Johnson on Greenwashing the Olympics

Every Game claims to be green. It's the third pillar of Olympism.  But Harjeep Grewal and Dustin Johnson find the green to be a little pale. The Myth of the Green Olympics on Monday was the...

LRAD, Police Accountability, and Vancouver Magazine's Power Broker List: The David Eby Story Continues

David Eby folded his extraordinarily long legs under a small table and took a sip of coffee. "The Paul Boyd story is going to disappear like so many other stories and that's outrageous," the...

Rafe Mair Apologizes to Chris Shaw in The Tyee; Is Jim Green Next?

 Tyee columnist Rafe Mair apologized to Chris Shaw yesterday in an article in The Tyee. He said he had  disagreed with Shaw's anti-Olympics position for years, but had now changed his mind...

"Leaked" Olympic Village Document Belonged to Ladner

The document that may have ended the NPA's Peter Ladner's chances of becoming mayor of Vancouver belonged to---himself. It was Peter Ladner's. A major rule of good fiction writing when it comes to...