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Polar Bear Swim and street soccer: Sarah Blyth's rocking new year

Sarah Blyth of the Vancouver parks board is once again braving the cold waters to ring in the new year.

Ceremony sends Canadian Homeless World Cup teams off in style

Members of Canada's men's and women's squads will leave tomorrow to travel to Paris, France, where they will compete in this year’s Homeless World Cup. This year, five men and eight women from BC...

Lawyers, doctors and addicts at public forum urge Vancouver to save Insite

"I believe this is an issue coming about our collective humanity," Portland Hotel Society director Liz Evans said at a public forum last night about Insite, the safe injection site that serves...