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Starting our winter vegetable seeds.

URBAN GARDENING: Planning your winter garden

By growing food year-round — not just in the spring and summer — we can significantly increase our food resiliency. The catch is that we need to start our winter gardens at the height of summer.

Food.ee delivers green, tasty meals to downtown foodies

Food.ee, participant in LOCO BC's Local Impact Assessment Program. Photo courtesy of Wayne Webb.

Estimate of bunker fuel spilled in English Bay was 'conservative,' say officials

Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas says 80 per cent of that estimated spill had been cleaned up by the first day and what’s left is "a negligible amount."
Transit Contest: tell us a story about your favourite bus driver

Great stories of Vancouver bus drivers

Contest: Writer of best story gets a one month transit pass, compliments of Vancouver Observer.
Just Film Fest: the province’s largest social film festival

Just Film Fest: the province’s largest social film festival

B.C.’s largest social film festival is coming to Vancouver from March 20-22 Amnesty International, CoDevelopment Canada and Village Vancouver in partnership with Langara College Continuing Stud­ies...

TransLink’s winter service changes start December 15

 Highlights: NEW trips on the 49, 410, 555 and C28 to reduce overcrowding. This is made possible by shifting service hours from routes with low customer demand.  Bigger vehicles on the 188...

Mayor DJs and cracks up Pride audience with BenDeLaCreme

Gregor Robertson’s last Monday of July was a long one. It marked the kick-off of Vancouver’s Pride Week and started with a discussion panel at City Hall, where issues regarding queer refugees were...

#WhatsTheLink: Three out of 418, 000 riders – Braid Station

Have you ever wondered how many people take transit in Metro Vancouver? In total, 418,000 people take TransLink transit every day. Of those 418,000, each person uses transit and the larger...

Attack the policy, not the person

I found a news story about me going viral. I mean really viral. By dinner time this story was going national and everyone was talking about something from my past...

On Occupy Vancouver

I attended the Occupy Vancouver protest on Saturday. These are my thoughts from that day.