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Vancouver Pride Parade gears toward future
With the 2011 Pride Parade successfully wrapped up, Vancouver Pride Society president Ken Coolen talks about this year's parade and what to expect in the upcoming year.
Aug 2nd, 2011
Jodie Emery on running Prince of Pot's Cannabis Culture empire
"The Princess of Pot", Jodie Emery, talks with VO about high times at Cannabis Culture Magazine and hard times without Marc.
Jul 19th, 2011
Vision locks in green goals, NPA still critical
Followed by a cheer of approval and a long, hearty applause, Vancouver city council adopted the Greenest City Action Plan, Thursday, a plan to make Vancouver the "greenest city in the world" by 2020.
Jul 13th, 2011
Vancouver city council votes on Greenest City Action Plan: LIVE BLOG
Deputy City Manager Sadhu Johnston presented a bold, some would say radical, road map to becoming the "greenest city" in the world by 2020. Today councillors will vote to adopt it, or not.
Jul 14th, 2011
Rocky Mountaineer locks out employees
Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury rail tour company that operates in B.C. and Alberta, has locked out its on-board service staff and replaced them with senior staff and temporary workers. It’s a move...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jul 1st, 2011
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...
Jun 30th, 2011
The danger of crisis policy making
What unfortunate policy prescriptions are being written up on the back of envelopes right now to respond to last week’s disaster?
Jun 20th, 2011
NPA hopeful candidates open up to voters at Pub Night
NPA members, candidate-hopefuls and the simply curious met at Original Joe's for the NPA's Pub Night -- a chance for people to meet candidates and get to know who they are.
May 25th, 2011
NPA missing mojo and mayoral candidates
What if the NPA gave a nomination party and no candidates came?
Nov 4th, 2010
Michael Geller clarifies his position on Olympic Village social housing
"I'm just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh, Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood." Michael Geller said he can't get that song out of his head lately and he sang it as I photographed him...
Linda Solomon Wood
Oct 13th, 2010