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Metro Vancouver

Just because something's on the internet doesn't make it true

Are acorns in Emery Barnes Park toxic for dogs? You won't find out by searching the Web.

An athletic subculture overcomes walls and rails in urban Vancouver

The sport called parkour is growing by leaps and bounds.

Metro Van garbage plan: green or green wash?

Metro Vancouver is soliciting feedback from the public on the Integrated Solid Waste and Integrated Resource Management Plan until July 14th. Send in your thoughts on the plan and...

Is incineration the solution to garbage disposal in Metro Vancouver?

No matter where you throw it, garbage doesn't really go "away." This article on incineration is the first in a VO series on Vancouver garbage.