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B.C. Lions named Canadian Press team of the year

Sports editors and broadcasters across Canada voted for the BC Lions as 2011 team of the year, ahead of the Vancouver Canucks.

Grey Cup fever: BC Lions prepare to take on Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Vancouver residents decked themselves in orange today to support the Lions ahead of the big Grey Cup game tomorrow.  The Canadian Press has the story: Rain-soaked football fans from across...

BC Place strike adverted, Grey Cup safe

Grey Cup fans can breathe a sigh of relief as BC Place strike threats to sideline the popular climactic Canadian football event next month in Vancouver have been adverted. The Canadian Press has the...

Vancouver Whitecaps lose stadium opener to Portland 1-0

The Whitecaps (4-16-10) and their fans were both looking for a win in their new home at BC Place on Sunday but instead were sent home with their third straight loss to the Portland Timbers. Timbers...

The Case: for and against the new BC Place roof

Shane and Nolan discuss the new $563 million addition to our 30-year-old stadium.

Views of Vancouver from VO's photo pool

Vancouver photographers capture some of last summer's most beautiful moments.

Trevor Boddy on how to design Vancouver into a better city

"Vancouver thrives when it embraces its many origins, peoples, ideas and forms," writes urbanist and architecture critic Trevor Boddy in his manifesto, HybridCity. "Our metropolitan strength, the...

Weekend events in Vancouver

Iron Chef winner Rob Feenie will show off his talent on stage at this weekend's Eat! Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival. That's just one of the great things happening this weekend in Vancouver....

Menke confirms PavCo partnership began four years ago

Pavco’s request for proposals (RFP) process  for the BC Place casino was apparently preordained. That’s been my conclusion about Paragon/PavCo’s proposal to dramatically expand the Edgewater...

Live blogging the casino public hearing at City Council, Day 2

10:20 -- Mayor Robertson says they will reconvene on Monday, March 14th at 6:30pm. 10:15 -- Woodsworth asks for more info about the 8% at risk of becoming problem gamblers. Carsley says, amongst...