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How to cut down on food waste this Christmas

Helpful tips for Vancouverites to reduce food waste this Christmas, so you can eat, drink and be merry (and be green).

Steven Cox: the Cause+Affect behind Vancouver Pecha Kucha

Designers Steven and Jane Cox co-founded Pecha Kucha Night in Vancouver after launching their design firm Cause + Affect.  Their stories are separate, parallel and deeply connected. It begins,...

Plywood + Ink = New Hope for Vancouver

If you are a hockey fan – and unless you live under a rock – you would know that the Vancouver Canucks played their first game of the season on October 6, 2011. Even though this would be a momentous...

Walk21: building transit policies in Vancouver that make people healthier

Walk21 got the conversation going about making public health part of municipal transit policy.

Vancouver riot review: John Furlong's balancing act

The following piece was first published on August 2. The Stanley Cup riot review, which will be released today, is co-chaired by John Furlong. On the surface, no one seemed to bat an eye when former...

Suzanne Anton's hyperbolic email

Has Councillor Suzanne Anton lost it?  I don’t know for sure but her recent email to NPA supporters seems to lean that way as she beats the drum of riots and violence in order to further her...

Launched: Vancouver food security

Food Policy Centre's Food Secure Vancouver Study and Foodtree Media's new Foodtree mobile application had their launch last night at Creekside Community Centre.

Vancouver man files lawsuit after 27 years in prison

A Vancouver man who spent 27 years in prison for a series of sexual assaults he did not commit is seeking compensation through the province's courts.

Doug Keefe, former Nova Scotia deputy attorney general, to co-chair riot review

Former Nova Scotia deputy attorney general Doug Keefe has been selected to co-chair the independent review of the June 15 Stanley Cup Riot. Keefe retired from government service in 2007 after nearly...