Vancouver

What makes Rona Ambrose mad - cannabis

Ambrose ire all smoke, no fire

Minister of Health disagrees with the Supreme Court of Canada over marijuana ruling.
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Good Night Out campaign teams up with nightclubs to stop sexual harassment at local hotspots

A new program 'audits' Vancouver nightclubs and tackles rape culture in the process.
Uproot, art, Come Toast the Coast, Jericho Beach. Photo by Jessica Wilson

Art and environmental activism come together at beach fest

A giant salmon lantern made of found and waste materials is the lead-off to an evening of art, live music and information at Come Toast the Coast.
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Downtown Vancouver residents brace for FIFA fan zone

Construction was fast and furious this week at Cambie and Georgia, as Larwill Park transforms into the FIFA Fan Zone.
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Liberals under fire after Vancouver School Board gets bank loan

B.C. NDP critic brings Ministry of Education under fire for Vancouver school board's decision to take on new debt
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Party with a purpose at Victory Square

Downtown Eastside neighbours got together at Victory Square for an afternoon of music, food, art, and information.
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Vancouver's massive 420 demonstration joins 300 events lighting up worldwide

A massive crowd gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery today for 420, an annual marijuana rally. Twenty years ago, the first 420 demonstration was held in Victory Square park by a dedicated group of...
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Harper talks of Iran's tyranny, as protesters denounce his visit

“We are committed to a day when Iran can be free from tyranny,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an address to members of Vancouver’s Iranian community in Coast Coal Harbor Hotel's ballroom, as...

Portland remembers its blue-collar past

Portland is a blue-collar city, or at least a city that remembers its blue-collar past. This is not a city of flash, but of hash— corned-beef hash, that is, a staple at the city’s outstanding...
The Gastown steam clock is back

The Gastown steam clock is back [PHOTOS]

9 a.m.  Patiently waiting for the clock to arrive. 9:30 a.m. Running behind schedule. Here it comes.   Safety first.   If you had any doubts, the scene was chaotic (before and...